Opinion

Opinion

Sounding the call for a Crime Stoppers political party

With crime on the rise, the party would help seek out policy makers who embrace strong anti-crime programs.

Opinion

Opinion

Closing the tech gap in NYC starts with expanding K-12 computing education

With a boom in tech jobs during the pandemic, preparing New Yorkers from underrepresented communities for these positions should be a top priority for the city.

Nonprofits

Opinion

Commentary: Would you trade part of your future income to learn a more lucrative skill?

One Queens nonprofit's income-sharing program promises to elevate people into higher-paying jobs through training, and they want New York City to get on board.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Migrants arriving in NYC deserve their day in court

Nonprofits working with the new arrivals have received hundreds of improperly addressed asylum hearing notices.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Revamping how we teach reading must be fundamental to NYC DOE reforms

Mayor Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor David Banks took promising first steps by proposing a shift to an evidence-based reading curriculum and comprehensive dyslexia screenings.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Go ahead, stomp the spotted lanternfly

New Yorkers may find relief from some of the frustrations that have hit the city this summer by doing their civic duty and killing this pest on sight.

Opinion

Opinion

The fate of ‘New York’s Bravest’ lost on 9/11 and its sobering lessons

A new book, ‘Don’t Look Back’ by former investigative Daily News reporter Joe Calderone, offers a look at how the city responds to and learns from a disaster, so it can improve its response to future emergencies.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: The removal of women and gender-expansive people from Rikers Island takes on a new urgency

After 11 deaths at the city jail, the population’s exit from the Rose M. Singer Center needs to be prioritized.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: A potential party raid is brewing ahead of the Aug. 23rd primary

Here’s how a one-time quirk in the law is allowing voters to switch parties leading up to the congressional and state Senate primary races.

Opinion

Opinion: Latest Siena poll shows NY Democrats have only modest wind in their sails

The Democratic advantage is less than half of what it has been recently, which is a clear indication of the poor electoral climate members of the party will face this fall.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Penn Station art promises to ‘energize’ trips through the transit hub

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $22 billion redevelopment plan should do the same for the rest of the station and the area.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Migrants are people, not pawns

Texas and Arizona’s little game of busing people who crossed the border illegally to Washington, D.C., has now got New York City involved.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Understanding the nuances of mental health are key for COVID-19 recovery

The 2022-23 state Budget showed a clear indication that New York policymakers have been paying attention to concerns levied by health care providers during the pandemic, but more must be done.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: NYN Media gets a new look

We’ve refreshed our website to improve on the user experience and better showcase news and opinion for New York’s nonprofit community.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Marijuana sales are all over New York, why ruin a good thing?

The state Office of Cannabis Management warned 52 “ilicit retail operations” to stop the unlicensed sale of pot products, while others in government have turned a blind eye to those defying the law.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: Dianne Morales on what went wrong in her mayoral campaign

The 2021 progressive candidate explains what was going on in her personal life when her run for New York City Hall began unraveling.

Opinion

Opinion: How New York politicians can win with the power of math

The politicians who excel at voter turnout and voter targeting will have the best chance at victory.

Commentary

Opinion

Commentary: Blockchain for government? Not so fast.

Proponents like New York City Mayor Eric Adams see the technology as a tool for centralizing information and improving services. A proposed state task force would take a deeper look.

Opinion

Opinion: Reflecting back on those who embodied the history of advocacy for the LGBTQ community at CUNY

Remembering them as Pride is celebrated this month underscores why it’s vital to support the next generation of leaders and activists.

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