City Hall Scrambles to Send Migrant Families From Tent Shelter to Sleep in a School During Severe Storm

City Hall Scrambles to Send Migrant Families From Tent Shelter to Sleep in a School During Severe Storm

The city evacuated migrants from Floyd Bennett Field while a major storm brought strong rain and winds, Jan. 9, 2023. Credit: Alex Krales/THE CITY By Gwynne Hogan and Michael Elsen-Rooney, Chalkbeat | January 10, 2024 Officials hastily moved hundreds of families living at the Floyd Bennett Field migrant shelter in Brooklyn early Tuesday evening as a powerful storm […]

Mayor Adams Declared NYC ‘Destroyed’ by Migrants, but Economics Tell a Different Story

Mayor Adams Declared NYC ‘Destroyed’ by Migrants, but Economics Tell a Different Story

From the Irish potato famine to the 1970s fiscal crisis, immigration has been key to the city’s growth in ways that are playing out again as asylum-seekers arrive. BY GREG DAVID // TheCity.nyc Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com New York has been “destroyed by the migrant crisis,” Mayor Eric Adams claimed in April at a […]

OpEd: Delivery Workers Keep Waiting for Minimum Pay: Mayor Adams and City Hall Made a Promise that Must be Redeemed

OpEd: Delivery Workers Keep Waiting for Minimum Pay: Mayor Adams and City Hall Made a Promise that Must be Redeemed

Editorial credit: Vlad Ispas / Shutterstock.com When Mayor Adams and city leaders unveiled the nation’s first proposed minimum pay rate for food delivery workers last year, they made a bold promise: New York would finally deliver economic stability for an “essential” workforce. The city was required by Local Law 115 of 2021 to implement a […]

Mayor Adams Announces Launch of Asylum Seeker Arrival Center, Ninth Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center to Continue to Respond to Asylum Seeker Influx

Mayor Adams Announces Launch of Asylum Seeker Arrival Center, Ninth Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center to Continue to Respond to Asylum Seeker Influx

Photo Editorial credit: lev radin May 13, 2023 NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the launch of the city’s first asylum seeker arrival center and the placement of what will be the city’s ninth Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center as hundreds of asylum seekers continue to arrive in New York […]

Community Op-Ed: NYC Executive Budget

Community Op-Ed: NYC Executive Budget

Photo Editorial credit: lev radin Last week, the Adams Administration released our Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budget. As President Joe Biden has often said: “Show me your budget and I will show you your values.” That is why this budget invests in our Working People’s Agenda, prioritizing education, jobs, housing, health care, and public safety. […]

Community Op-Ed: Making New York City the future for women’s health.

Community Op-Ed: Making New York City the future for women’s health.

Every New Yorker has strong women in their life. The women who birthed and nurtured them. Our mothers, sisters, aunties, and grandmas.  Our teachers, our doctors, nurses, engineers, scientists. The hardworking women who make life in this city possible and inspire us, We owe so much to women. Yet for generations, women’s health has not […]