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In the Face of Tragedy, Volunteers Bring Life to 9/11 Anniversary

The packaged food will be donated to City Harvest, reaching about 1.2 million people, and about ten thousand meals will be sent to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

Business

NYC paid vacation bill could be a big burden on small businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a campaign event. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. Getting paid to go on vacation might seem like a win-win situation. But in New York City, a new policy proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio has sparked a conversation about who loses out when paid time off becomes a requirement. New York City could soon be […]

Features / Video

9th Street Community Garden is a haven in the East Village

9th Street Community Garden from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Tucked away in small corners and on empty lots of the concrete jungle, are tiny havens of greenery – New York City’s community gardens. In a city with more buildings than trees, these gardens have become important assets for residents. They provide the opportunity for people to explore gardening techniques and […]

News / Video

The Effects of Policing in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Even with a looser policy of policing in Brownsville, some residents agree that a strong police presence is needed for safety, but at the same time, that presence can be overbearing.

Audio / Features

Dominican women are saying yes to their curls

Some Dominican women are moving away from straight hair. They’re choosing to embrace their natural texture, which for most Dominicans are curls. They’re saying no to chemical relaxers or blowing out their hair.

Audio / Politics

Student Loan Forgiveness Debate at the forefront of NYU students mind’s

A comprehensive student loan forgiveness program that would allow most Americans to have up to $50,000 of debt forgiven by the government.

Politics

Activists push Democratic leadership on Green New Deal

Protesters block the entrances to Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Midtown Manhattan office. They  want to make a statement about their commitment to getting the Green New Deal passed. Photo by Emma Bolton. Environmental activists are still pressuring lawmakers to embrace the Green New Deal, despite that it has already been voted down in the Senate. While Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer […]

Multimedia / News

Opioid Usage in Philadelphia Leads to Increase in HIV Diagnoses

While the opioid crisis in Philadelphia has been a status quo for years, this endless drug use is causing a new problem: an increase in HIV rates for the first time since the mid-2000s.

Video

Dignity provides a spiritual home for LGBTQI Catholics to worship

For nearly 50 years, Dignity/New York has been providing this  community with a space free from traditional rhetoric that condemns same-sex attraction.

Video

The Opioid Epidemic: The Community Of Pasco County

The opioid epidemic is overwhelming Pasco County, Florida.