#New York City

  • Feature: 30 of the Best Photos From 2019 Global Citizen Festival

    30 of the Best Photos From 2019 Global Citizen Festival

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 2, 2019

    Let's relive every one of our favorite moments. Read more

  • Article: How New York City Is Leading the Way on Climate Change
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    How New York City Is Leading the Way on Climate Change

    Sept. 10, 2019

    The majority of the world’s population are now living or migrating to urban areas. Read more

  • Article: These Vending Machines Offer Free Books to Children in New York City

    These Vending Machines Offer Free Books to Children in New York City

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 5, 2019

    The machines provide age-appropriate books in neighborhoods where resources are limited. Read more

  • Article: How One Man in Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Seed at a Time

    How One Man in Harlem Is Changing Lives, One Seed at a Time

    By Sushmita Roy|July 31, 2019

    Approximately 35% of Central Harlem’s population under 18 lives in poverty. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Students Fought for More Gender Equality in NYC Schools — and Won

    LGBTQ Students Fought for More Gender Equality in NYC Schools — and Won

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 9, 2019

    Youth advocates demanded more Title IX staff to support girls, students of color, and LGBTQ youth. Read more

  • Article: New York City Buildings Now Have to Keep Their Emission Levels In Check

    New York City Buildings Now Have to Keep Their Emission Levels In Check

    April 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Buildings are responsible for more than 70% of greenhouse gas emissions in the city. Read more

  • Article: This NYC Chai Café Gives Away Half Its Profits to Empower Women

    This NYC Chai Café Gives Away Half Its Profits to Empower Women

    By Sushmita Roy|April 5, 2019

    The Chai Spot is meant to be a place that bridges cultures and gives back. Read more

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

    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