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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]

All Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Effective Immediately in Honor of Victims of Terror Attacks in Paris

Nov 15, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  New York, November 14 2014 – As a mark of respect for the scores of lives lost in the terror attacks in Paris, France, on Friday, November 13, 2015, all flags shall be flown at half-staff – effective immediately – by order of the Mayor of the City of New York, Bill de Blasio. This includes all flags – the American flag, the New York State and City flags, and the POW-MIA flag – on all City buildings as well as stationary flagstaffs throughout the five boroughs of the City of New York. An additional memo will follow concerning [Read More]

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