Class Day speaker Gale Brewer, GS ’97 and Manhattan borough president, encouraged students to remain in New York City and emphasized the important contributions GS students had on the city.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, GS ’97, will address graduates at the School of General Studies Class Day on May 19.
A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.
A long-controversial homeless shelter on the Upper West Side will cut its number of residents in half from 400 to 200, Comptroller Scott Stringer and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, GS ’97, announced jointly on Monday after meeting with the Department of Homeless Services.
Thanks to the leadership of local District 7 City Council member Mark Levine, the newly reformed Jewish Caucus is gaining traction in the City Council.
West Harlem scientists, politicians, and professors are busy turning their neighborhood into a haven for biotechnology start-up companies.
The new law, which takes effect April 1, replaces a weaker form of the legislation passed by the City Council last year.
Members of the recently formed Housing Coalition Against Downsizing gathered Tuesday night to discuss a potential lawsuit against the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to prevent the downsizing of Section 8 housing.
The rally, at Stonehenge Village on 97th Street near Amsterdam Avenue, comes as Public Advocate Letitia James said that her office will file a complaint against Stonehenge, which owns and manages 22 residential properties in the city.
Helen Rosenthal, the City Council member for District 6, is pledging to make changes to a controversial homeless shelter on West 95th Street.
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