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A Grant for ‘Frontline Mental Health Advocacy Through Barber Shops & Salons’ Has Been Awarded to Brooklyn Non-Profit

The NYC Civic Engagement Commission and the Young Men’s Initiative has awarded a grant to Southern Community Development (SCDC) for...

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Nikki Lucas Easily Wins Re-Election for NY State Assembly Over Keron Alleyne & the District Leader Seat Over Inez Barron

In yesterday’s Primary Election, in the 60th AD, Assemblywoman Nikki Lucas (71%) easily defeated Keron Alleyne (26%). The 60th...

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EquityCoin Honors East New York Community Leaders

At the inaugural Juneteenth East NY Block Party, EquityCoin (the first digital token on the blockchain backed by affordable housing)...

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Mayor Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Nikki Lucas Tour Problematic Areas in East New York To Partner on Solutions

Article by Samantha Williams – photos (@soulbphotos) Mayor Eric Adams was in East New York yesterday conducting a walkthrough of the...

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Charles Barron Protégé Aligns With So-Called Gentrifiers Who Have No Connection to East New York

OpEd By Ray Simpson Charles Barron, who became popular because of his roots in the Black Panther Party and the Black Power Movement, has...

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Juneteenth Block Party and Community Leadership Awards Coming to East New York

A fixture in the East New York community since 2019, Universe City NYC is redefining the importance of building a strong economy around...

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Why Many New Yorkers Still Don’t Know About Or Understand Ranked-Choice Voting (RCV)

By Florence Mafomemeh          Ranked-Choice Voting may have been successfully used in New York City for the first time in the 2021...

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East New York Assemblywoman Nikki Lucas Gets Her First Bill Passed Just 90 Days After Winning the Seat

by William Ritter If you are familiar with the New York political scene, you’ve probably heard how hard it might be to get...

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$148 Million Investment in East New York and Canarsie Sewers To Reduce Flooding

Content Distributed by NYC Newswire Building new sewers and separating previously combined sewers creates additional capacity in the...

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Goodbye Wells Fargo. Hello Public Banking.

OpEd: By Sandy Nurse and Andy Morrison This month, Mayor Eric Adams and Comptroller Brad Lander vowed not to deposit city funds with Wells...

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