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Mayor Bill de Blasio comments on the Orlando shooting incident

Jun 13, 2016 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

New York, June 12 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio: Well, In the midst of a positive celebration behind us a very, very sad tragedy today in Orlando, Florida. Once again, the eyes of our nation, the eyes of the world turned to a city that has been the victim of terror. Our thoughts and our prayers are with all the families and with the people of Orlando. You can only imagine what they are going through right now – the pain they are feeling. And once again, we stand in solidarity as New York City knows so well what this [Read More]

Cities Raise the Bar for Global AIDS Action

Jun 9, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Participants in the Global Mayors Meeting on Ending AIDS in Cities pose for a group photo, at the main branch of the New York Public Forum, Monday, June 6, 2016. They are, from left: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio; Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibe; Singer Annie Lennox By Aruna Dutt UNITED NATIONS, June 9 2016 – The New York Public Library, usually a place of peace and quiet, was amplified with the voices of global leaders and activists at The Global Mayors’ Meeting on Ending AIDS in Cities on Monday June 6. As 80% of those with HIV AIDS [Read More]

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to fix the problems in the City’s homeless shelters

Jan 7, 2016 News , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today a substantially increased effort to ensure the City’s ability to identify and fix problems in the City’s homeless shelters. Shelter Repair Squad 2.0, or SRS2.0, began on New Year’s Day and expands the existing Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspections of DHS shelters and new repairs.   SRS2.0 follows other homeless restructuring steps: 1) ending use of cluster apartments for shelter over the next three years, 2) re-iterating requirement to keep shelters open during the day for residents, and 3) announcing HOME-STAT, the nation’s most comprehensive street homelessness [Read More]

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