Photo: BrillLyle, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons The grant’s project entitled “The Next Century Of Black Studies” is designed to increase accessibility to the Center’s collection materials, engage new audiences in global Black Studies and fortify the future of research at the Center. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureContinue Reading

Photo: Julienne Schaer —NYC & Company, the Black Gotham Experience and New York City Public Design Commission Launch “Epicenter, The Grounds: The Black Experience Through the Eyes of City Hall”— —Also in Celebration of Black History Month, NYC & Company Launches New Content on The Black Experience in NYC, “Rising StarsContinue Reading

Part of Vision Zero, this comprehensive safety communications project for students in grades K-12 encourages walking and promotes an active lifestyle while making educational videos to encourage safer driving on our streets The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced the relaunch for the “We’re Walking Here” competition,Continue Reading

Installed more than 60 years ago as a symbol of hope and unity in the hemisphere, previous medallions had fallen into disrepair; DOT has begun the process of restoring 45 medallions of all nations and territories Today, NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by the Mayor’s Office of International AffairsContinue Reading

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Photo by Lukas Kloeppel on Pexels.com Agenda Rests on Four Pillars That Uphold Strong and Sustainable Society: Jobs, Safety, Housing, and Care Speech Lays Out Bold Plans to Keep Recidivists Off Streets, Connect 30,000 New Yorkers to Apprenticeships, Launch Country’s Largest Curbside Composting Program, Kick Off Community Planning Processes inContinue Reading

Weeksville(an Open Streets partner) in Brooklyn Departments of Transportation and Cultural Affairs join to encourage expansion of New York City’s network of car-free streets this year, with a focus on communities with fewer Open Streets and cultural institutions who have not partnered before; First application deadline is January 31st  CityContinue Reading

Annual reflection on Dr. King’s legacy hosted by a team of WNYC and WQXR hosts, includingKai Wright, Terrance McKnight, and Brian Lehrer Introductory remarks by LaFontaine E. Oliver, President and CEO, New York Public Radio; Jonelle Procope, President and CEO, The Apollo; and Isisara Bey, Artistic Director of March on Washington FilmContinue Reading

Photo by Patrick Robert Doyle on Unsplash Traffic fatalities stabilize after three-year rise, down 14.7% since 2013, the year before implementation of Vision Zero Pedestrian deaths drop 6.3% from 2021, continue to defy national trends In 2023, Adams administration will focus on reckless driving, work with Albany to hold driversContinue Reading