Releases and Advisories

New York, NY – August 5, 2013 – New York, NY – Today a coalition of community groups from across New York State released the findings of their several months-long initiative to monitor the provision of language services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) New Yorkers in government agencies. In...

NY City Council passes NYPD Oversight Act and Anti-Profiling Act, taking major steps to reduce biased-based profiling

New York, NY

After years of organizing and advocacy, New York City communities are celebrating the passage of landmark reforms to increase NYPD accountability...

With Veto-Proof Majority of Support in City Council, Bill Will Bring Paid Sick Days to Nearly 1 Million New Yorkers

New York, NY

Paid sick days advocates, workers without paid sick days, and City Council members gathered for a rally and press conference on City Hall Steps...

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New Law Gives 1.3 Million New Yorkers Right To Stay Home When Sick and Guarantees Paid Sick Leave for More Than 1 Million

Law Represents Major Step Forward for...

New York, NY

Praises Path to a Raise for New York’s Tipped Workers, But Condemns Wasteful Tax Giveaway to Multi-Billion Dollar Chains

Labor, business, community, religious and policy groups from around the state reacted to the...

NEW YORK, NY


Progressive Council Members Rally with Broad Coalition of Community Groups, Grassroots Leaders, Policy Experts and Labor Unions


Today, the...

New York、NY 

Intros 982 and 989, sponsored by Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, respectively, will limit numbers of undocumented immigrants held through the widely discredited ‘Secure Communities’ Program

A broad coalition voiced its...

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