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In Major New York Speech, Modi Woos Indian Diaspora

Sep 30, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Modi at Madison Square Garden (photo: Casey Tolan) New York - In a major speech at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, newly-elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed


Two Years After Sandy, Is New York More Climate Safe?

Sep 30, 2014

Red Hook in the aftermath of Sandy (photo: Vanessa Bertozzi (CC license))  High-Risk Neighborhoods of Red Hook, Lower East Side Are Focus of Live Coverage, Climate Crowdsourcing #AreYouClimateSafe  TAKE THE SURVEYDo you feel


Education Committee Seeks More Guidance

Sep 26, 2014

Members of the Urban Youth Collaborative at a protest march The role of guidance counselors in schools is increasingly being recognized as an essential factor in student support and key driver


Next Steps for the City's Campaign Finance Sysem

Sep 26, 2014

Council Member Ben Kallos (photo: @BenKallos) New York - Earlier this week, the City Council's Committee on Governmental Operations convened a hearing to review the Campaign Finance Board's (CFB) comprehensive report