The Centers' financial counselors help clients with low and moderate incomes reduce debt, understand their credit reports, create budgets, improve their credit scores, open bank accounts, and start saving for emergencies and for the future.
Over the past 12 years - by consistently raising standards, improving classroom instruction, and investing in new schools that give parents more high-quality choices - our City’s public schools have made major progress.
CityLab, hosted by The Atlantic, The Aspen Institute, and Bloomberg Philanthropies, brought together 300 global city leaders for a series of conversations about urban ideas that are shaping the world's metro centers.
Fifteen additional communities across the city have been selected to have speed limits reduced from the citywide standard of 30 mph citywide to 20 mph along with other traffic calming measures to reduce speeding and improve safety.
The report concludes that thousands of people already barred by existing Federal law from purchasing guns are flocking to the Internet to evade background checks and acquire guns illegally, with no questions asked.
Last week, New Yorkers came together in prayer and remembrance for those who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. It was a day to recommit to the work we've done to honor their memory, and to supporting the loved ones they left behind.
The results show New York City public school students outperformed their peers in the other large urban school districts in New York State and continue to close the gap between New York City students and students in the rest of the entire state.
NYC has never been stronger, but we are only a short distance from relapsing into decline if we allow healthcare and pension benefits to crowd out the investments that make the City a place where people want to live, work, study, and visit.
Mayor Bloomberg announced a request for proposals to study the potential development of 'Seaport City,' a resiliency project that will protect Lower Manhattan from coastal flooding and provide opportunities for economic development.
The data demonstrates the impact of weak gun laws at the Federal and State levels on the safety of New Yorkers, and the need to prevent thousands of illegal guns from being transported across state lines.
Mayor Bloomberg launched NYC Summer YouthWRAP, a seven-week program that will connect 450 probation clients between the ages of 14 and 18 to paid summer jobs at Hurricane Sandy restoration projects in all five boroughs.
Mayor Bloomberg announced the launch of the Bx41 SBS, the city's fifth Select Bus Service (SBS) route, on Webster Avenue, serving 20,000 daily bus riders along one of the Bronx's main north-south corridors.
From the Minutemen at Concord to the Freedom Riders of the Civil Rights era, the progress of liberty in America has been advanced by people with the courage to stand up for their rights. Edie Windsor is one of those people, too.
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the expansion of the Bloomberg Arts Engagement Initiative that provides support for mobile technology intended to increase access to the arts and enhance visitor experiences through technology.
Mayor Bloomberg and 17 mayors from cities across the country today wrote to Members of Congress to outline the importance of maintaining funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Mayor Bloomberg announced that New York City's graduation rate held steady at 64.7 percent as students met new graduation requirements building on the historic public school gains made over the last decade.