#New York City

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal
    Citizenship

    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more

  • Article: There Are More Homeless Students in NYC Than Ever Before
    Education

    There Are More Homeless Students in NYC Than Ever Before

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 16, 2018

    A new study shows the city's public schools aren’t equipped to support them. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizens Tell Us Why the Right to Vote Matters to Them
    FeatureAdvocacyCitizenship

    Global Citizens Tell Us Why the Right to Vote Matters to Them

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 25, 2018

    “Your vote is your voice,” Global Citizens said at a recent rally. Read more

  • Article: 'Your Vote Is Your Voice': Global Citizens Rally Around Right to Vote in NYC
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    'Your Vote Is Your Voice': Global Citizens Rally Around Right to Vote in NYC

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 22, 2018

    “Voting is how we hire and fire our leaders,” Robert De Niro said. "Your vote sends a message." Read more

  • Article: More Than 1,100 NYC School Faucets Are Still Tainted With Lead
    Education

    More Than 1,100 NYC School Faucets Are Still Tainted With Lead

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 12, 2018

    The news was revealed in a new report from the education department. Read more

  • Article: Big Cities Are Vowing to Make New Buildings Carbon Neutral by 2030
    Environment

    Big Cities Are Vowing to Make New Buildings Carbon Neutral by 2030

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    London, Tokyo, and New York City are among the many cities planning to make the change. Read more

  • Article: New York City Wants Your Ideas for Its First Women's History Monument
    Girls & Women

    New York City Wants Your Ideas for Its First Women's History Monument

    By Joanna Prisco|June 25, 2018

    A new initiative called She Built NYC will commission a public monument or artwork on city property. Read more

  • Article: This NYC Luxury Building Has the Air-Purifying Power of 500 Trees
    Environment

    This NYC Luxury Building Has the Air-Purifying Power of 500 Trees

    By Chris Gelardi|May 8, 2018

    Is it the future of clean air or a ploy to sell more apartments? Read more