#New York

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

    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: How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    When Marvin Mayfield got out of prison, he decided he needed to change himself — and the system. Read more

  • Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Article: Greta Thunberg Answers Asperger's Twitter Trolls: 'It's a Superpower'

    Greta Thunberg Answers Asperger's Twitter Trolls: 'It's a Superpower'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 2, 2019

    The 16-year-old isn't just a climate hero. She's speaking up for those on the autism spectrum, too. Read more

  • Article: New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 16, 2019

    New York is the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hair to combat biased treatment. Read more

  • Article: New York City Just Declared a Climate Emergency

    New York City Just Declared a Climate Emergency

    By Joe McCarthy|June 26, 2019

    "We are in the midst of a climate crisis." Read more

  • Article: New York State Will Soon Pass The ‘Most Ambitious Climate Bill’ in the US

    New York State Will Soon Pass The ‘Most Ambitious Climate Bill’ in the US

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 20, 2019

    The bill aims to derive all electricity from renewable resources by 2040, among other targets. Read more

  • Feature: These Rare Photos Capture LGBTQ Activism After the Stonewall Riots

    These Rare Photos Capture LGBTQ Activism After the Stonewall Riots

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    The New York Public Library’s latest exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the historic event. Read more