Category: News from Gale Brewer
Unpaid interns deserve protections against harassment, which is why I am proud to have co-sponsored today’s City Council bill to unsure they enjoy the full protection of the New York City Human Rights Law. In more than 30 years of public service, I have had over 1,000 interns. They have been invaluable – and we should value them in turn.
BP Brewer first introduced the interns protection bill in… Read more
Pressing forward with an active legislative agenda, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer on Feb. 26 co-sponsored four pieces of legislation in the City Council. All were reintroductions from her time in the Council.
Int. 89-2014 – with Council Member Levin: A bill to require the Department of Social Services to provide semiannual reports to the Council regarding referrals to adult protective services.
Int. 108-2014 – with Council Member Rose: … Read more
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB), and Citizens Committee for New York City invite you to apply for a grant to start, expand, and grow composting programs.
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I am pleased to announce the appointment of Athena Moore as Northern Manhattan Director.
Athena Moore brings a wealth of expertise in policy advocacy, health and human services, and strategic planning – as well as a deep commitment to public service and broad experience working collaboratively – and I’m very pleased that she is joining our team. Our goal is to strengthen our community partnerships, ramp up constituent services, and… Read more
I’m proud to announce the appointment of Laura Zingmond as my representative to the Panel on Educational Policy (PEP). The first PEP meeting is being held tonight, at the High School of Fashion Industries.
Laura is not just a public school parent; she’s been on the inside of hundreds of public schools in all five boroughs in her role as a researcher for InsideSchools.org, a project of the Center for… Read more
Submit your application by February 1st
Manhattan’s 12 community boards are local organizations composed of 50 volunteer members serving staggered two-year terms. Community boards are tasked with being the independent and representative voices of their communities—the most grass-roots form of local government. The boards are pivotal in shaping their communities and work to enhance and preserve the character of the city’s many unique neighborhoods.
I’ve served on my Community Board… Read more
Each year, as part of the budget process, Borough Presidents are mandated by the City Charter to receive a portion of the city’s capital budget (under a formula that accounts for land area and population, which is why Brooklyn and Queens have larger capital budgets!) for capital funding– purchase or improvement of fixed assets such as buildings or other infrastructure. Each B.P. then allocates that funding within their borough to… Read more
Welcome to the official website of Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer!… Read more
- Completed proposal submitted by March 28, 2014
- Community association, community garden, friends of park group, housing development group, nonprofit, school, college/university, hospital, or private business
- Group must have permission to start or expand this