Their cost-of-living increases were routinely cut out of the annual final agreement under then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Tens of thousands of victims use the help to access vital community resources, recover from trauma, and get back on their feet in the wake of abuse, assault, or exploitation.
A fatal stabbing in Chinatown was the latest violent crime driving a call for action.
Campaigns & Elections
Show Up, Turn Out, launched a campaign to encourage Black New Yorkers to vote in the election and the result they say was a big bump in voter turnout.
Energy & Environment
Clare Newman, president and CEO of the Governors Island Trust, discusses the island’s new year-round schedule and how it plans to do climate-focused research and education in an interview with City & State.
Organizations working with the city must abide by the requirements that workers get the COVID-19 vaccine or else be tested weekly.
The funds are aimed toward a diverse group of New Yorkers facing poverty and barriers to accessing services.
Boosted pay for human services workers, support for Asian American organizations and more.
New York City
Reimbursement will be even lower than it was last year, when the initiative’s funding was cut.
New York City
The Bronx Parent Housing Network fired its CEO for allegedly sexually abusing and harassing shelter residents and employees. His replacement is no longer with the network.
Organizations are unsure whether the city will reimburse them for costs they were promised would be covered.
Advocates say the cuts will disproportionately affect small grassroots organizations.
Nonprofit leaders say human services workers should also get bonus pay for front line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state budget expands the Department of State’s oversight of nonprofits.
Organizations point to New York City’s commitment to continued funding as a model for the state.
Charities are feeling the strain as New York City tries to feed its students and elderly.
The governor wants to make major donors to nonprofits public despite losing a legal battle over a similar 2016 law.