The City Council Committee on Parks and Recreation and Committee on Resiliency and Waterfronts will hold a oversight hearing on Governor’s Island. Location: 250 Broadway – Committee Room, 14th Floor, New Y0rk, N.Y.
City Council Committees on Health and on Hospitals will hold a joint oversight hearing on the city’s efforts to prevent and address HIV and Hepatitis. Councilmember Mark Levine is scheduled to introduce legislation which will mandate the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to conduct a study of all HIV/AIDS-related deaths in the city between 2017 and 2019 to assess the causes and circumstances that lead to each death and a resolution by Councilmember Daniel Dromm to have the FDA to remove any blood donation restrictions based on sexual orientation. Location: City Council Chambers, City Hall, City Hall Park
The Right to Counsel coalition is hosting a upcoming townhall from 7:00pm to 9:oopm to learn about the “Right to Counsel, Power to Organize” campaign to expand the RTC program for all zip codes and income levels. Location: St Mary’s Episcopal Church, 521 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027 (closest subway stop is off the 1 line at 125th Street subway station)
The City Council Committees on Immigration and on Small Businesses will hold a joint oversight hearing on city services for immigrant business owners. Location: Committee Room, City Hall, City Hall Park, New York City
The City Council committees on Housing and Buildings, and on Aging have scheduled a joint oversight hearing on senior affordable housing. Additionally, Councilmember Inez Barron will introduce a bill which will address elderly tenant evictions and Councilmember Justin Brannan will introduce a bill which would mandate the installation of protective devices such as grabs bars in bathrooms and treads on the floors of tenants for multiple dwellings. Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, City Hall Park