Category: News from Gale Brewer

Manhattan weekly newsletter (6/1)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID public health updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO Last week, as part of Asian American Heritage Month and amid increasing reports of crimes targeting the Asian American community, I launched the “Stop AAPI Hate” PSA contest with the Asian American Federation. A Read more

COVID weekly newsletter (5/27)

Friends, It’s Thursday, May 27, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 137,496 cumulative confirmed cases (+417 since last week)
  • 4,473 cumulative deaths (+10 since last week)
  • 0.4% seven-day positivity average (down from 0.5% last week)
  • 134,334 residents (8%)
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ICYMI: 5/20 Inwood Task Force meeting.

My Inwood Task Force met for the second time on Thursday, 5/20, continuing our regular discussions of the progress of the Inwood Points of Agreement within the area of the Inwood Rezoning. The task force is composed of Inwood stakeholders like community members, elected officials, government agencies, and businesses.
 
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Manhattan weekly newsletter (5/24)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID public health updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO The Section 8 housing voucher waitlist lottery closes Friday (5/28) at 11:59 pm. 15,000 lottery entrants will be chosen for the waitlist and offered a voucher to subsidize safe, decent housing as vouchers become available. Read more

COVID weekly newsletter (5/20)

Friends, It’s Thursday, May 20, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 137,079 cumulative confirmed cases (+60 since last week)
  • 4,463 cumulative deaths (+28 since last week)
  • 0.5% seven-day positivity average (down from 0.7% last week)
  • 138,768 residents (8%)
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COVID weekly newsletter (5/13)

Friends, It’s Thursday, May 13, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 136,507 cumulative confirmed cases (+828 since last week)
  • 4,435 cumulative deaths (+29 since last week)
  • .7% seven-day positivity average (down from .9% last week)
  • 145,882 adults (11%)
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COVID weekly newsletter (5/6)

Friends, It’s Thursday, May 6, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 135,679 cumulative confirmed cases (+1,138 since last week)
  • 4,406 cumulative deaths (+27 since last week)
  • .9% seven-day positivity average (down from 1.2% last week)
  • 195,539 adults (14%)
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Apply to be an intern – stipends available

Our office is pleased to offer 10 stipended internship positions for the summer of 2021. These positions are for interns working full time, 35 hours per week, for a period of 7 weeks, between June 1 and August 27. Pay will be in the form of a stipend, with half paid after the first 3 weeks of the internship, and the remaining paid at the conclusion of the successfully completed… Read more

Manhattan weekly newsletter (5/3)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO With the June 22 primary election less than two months away and Manhattanites still new to ranked choice voting, I’m hosting a virtual seminar about the new voting process next Tuesday (5/11) at 6:30. We’ll cover what Read more

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