#New York City

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

    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
    Food & Hunger

    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
    Education

    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
    Environment

    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
    Girls & 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
    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