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 By Gregg McQueen These walls will be silent no more. A program that embeds educational installations and programming at family shelters – and enlivens its walls and living spaces – has been expanded by the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). Conducted in partnership with the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM),...

By Paula Katinas Women’s rights advocates said they have high hopes that a full crackdown on sexual harassment in workplaces in New York City will begin once a package of bills passed by the City Council are signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio. "Real change begins with policies...

By Carol Tannenhauser “Accessibility” was the rallying cry of politicians, activists, and concerned citizens at a protest Monday morning, at the subway station at 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, which will be closed until the fall for renovations, as part of the “Enhanced Station Initiative” of the MTA’s $27-billion, five-year capital...

By Desiree Johnson It’s likely to be a fresh summer of hell for uptown commuters. State Senator Brian Benjamin, Assemblymember Daniel O’Donnell and Councilmember Mark Levine gathered with transit and disability advocates on April 9 at the Frederick Douglass Circle to insist that uptown B/C stations be made ADA-accessible while...

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