Hurricane Maria survivors find a home in New Jersey
More than 40 Puerto Rican transplants have landed in Hudson County, New Jersey as a direct result of Hurricane Maria, according to the Jersey City Board of Education.
Counting the homeless
In groups of three to five people, HOPE volunteers are assigned a certain amount of blocks to canvass in one of the city’s five boroughs. They spend roughly four hours — from midnight to 4 a.m. — asking everyone they encounter if they have a place to sleep that night.
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East Harlem residents protest planned rezoning
Protesters with the group Movement for Justice in El Barrio hold signs protesting the mayor’s plan to rezone East Harlem. […]
Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes
Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.
9/11 service at St. Paul’s Chapel has sparse turnout
Despite the church’s involvement in the rescue efforts after the collapse of the buildings, only about 40 spectators attended this year’s commemorative ceremony.