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Day: <span>May 24, 2012</span>

“Save Our Child Care” Demonstration & Announce Labor Rally at

NEW YORK, NY – A delegation of young children delivered more than 5,000 letters and petitions to Mayor Michael Bloomberg today, on behalf of 47,000 low income and working class children scheduled to be booted out of the city’s subsidized child care and Head Start programs in coming months. The controversial cutbacks are part of […]readmore

Interfaith Hospital advocates worry medical center is closing

  By Amelia Rawlins   “This is going to hurt us all!,” exclaimed an outraged Bedford-Stuyvesant resident during Wednesday night’s Community Alert Town Hall Meeting at Boys and Girls High School.   This concerned resident was among 60 others who attended the meeting to discuss the possible closing and merger of Interfaith Medical Center.   […]readmore

As summer approaches, trouble brews at Armstrong Houses

Take rooftop shooters taking potshots at police. Add in young men of color hanging out on the street begging for jobs and opportunities to sell legitimate business ideas. Then factor in the mayor wanting to close the only open community center that serves hundreds of kids – and you get the dire straits of the […]readmore

Bloomberg to Young People: No Violins For You!

City to Cut 172 Children’s Programs! Bed-Stuy’s Historic PAL Wynn Center on Chopping Block   May 22.2012 To the Community Stakeholders, It is with a tremendous amount of sadness that I am writing to inform you the PAL Wynn Center was not awarded funding from the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development to support […]readmore