A friend of Cooper Stock, who was run down and killed in 2014, tells Mayor de Blasio that he needs to do more. Here's her full speech.
The murder of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, and other recent missing-person cases, have made women walking and riding transit in lower-income communities of color feel less safe.
This week, we're joined by Maurice Jones, president and CEO of Local Initiatives Support Corporation, who talks about working with communities and existing businesses to develop talent in the workforce, breaking down barriers to entry in certain professions such as property development, and the history of policies and practices that intentionally excluded certain populations from opportunity.
The price of emission allowances is rising steadily, and is well above the government-set floor price. The cap-and-trade market seems quite stable.
This is the first post generated by the Neighborhood Empowerment Project, an initiative of our parent company, Open Plans, to change the ineffective way our city government responds to neighborhood problems.
Looking at the data, a positive trend may be starting to emerge, but advocates say mayors aren't doing enough.