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MTA Announces Andy Byford as new President of New York City Transit

November 21, 2017 MTA Announces Andy Byford as new President of New York City Transit Byford, an Internationally Renowned Transit Professional, Most Recently Responsible for the Resurgence of Toronto’s Public Transit System The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced today that Andy Byford will become the next President of New York City Transit, the MTA agency […]

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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and New York City Council Announce Historic Agreement to Rezone East Harlem and Advance Community Plan

November 21, 2017 The Council’s modified plan secured $222 million in new investment including support for public housing, new affordable units, open space, and balanced economic development all while preserving the character and vibrancy of El Barrio/East Harlem El Barrio/East Harlem, NY – New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and […]

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Under Construction – El Museo del Barrio Renovations

El Museo del Barrio is under construction! Las Galerias (galleries) will be closed to the public as of this week until early summer 2018 to renovate and upgrade its heating, air-conditioning, and humidification systems. During this time, El Museo will host two off-site exhibitions: elmuseo@sva from January 13 to February 3, 2018 at the School […]

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How does discrimination impact you? Your family? Your community? Complete the NYC Human Rights survey and let us know!

The NYC Commission on Human Rights is the government agency charged with enforcing and educating on the NYC Human Rights Law, one of the strongest and most extensive civil rights law in the nation. The Commission advocates for the rights of New Yorkers all across our city against discrimination and harassment based on race, color, […]

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