ICYMI: 3/22 Inwood Task Force meeting.

My Inwood Task Force met for the first time on Monday, 3/22 to begin our regular discussions of ongoing and planned construction projects 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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COVID weekly newsletter (3/22)

Friends, As a reminder, after today’s edition our Monday events newsletter will start being posted online instead of being emailed; we’ll post to our social media accounts (Twitter.comFacebook.com, and Instagram.com— follow us there under “@galeabrewer”!) when that events listing is published. On Thursdays, we’ll email a COVID-only edition so you can stay abreast of public health information. Once the City Charter-mandated pre-election blackout period is… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the News:
March 13-19

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COVID weekly newsletter (3/18)

Friends, It’s Thursday, March 18, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. This newsletter is narrowing its focus to public health news only after this week, as part of the City Charter-mandated pre-election blackout period. But our events listing will be posted on manhattanbp.nyc.gov on Mondays (instead of being emailed), and we will blast only COVID public health information to your inbox on Thursdays. We’ll also post to our TwitterRead more

Weekly COVID newsletter (3/11)

Friends, It’s Thursday, March 11, 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:
  • 110,607  cumulative confirmed cases (+4,893 from last week)
  • 4,008 cumulative deaths (+91 since last week)
  • 2.6% seven-day positivity average, the same as reported here last week
  • 167,605
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2021 leadership development training series.

My annual leadership development classes for Community Board members– and the civically engaged public– will be held online this year, naturally. The trainings are designed to hone expertise on important local government functions and constituencies.   Who Are American Muslims? Presented by the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding, This presentation includes a demographic profile of American Muslims, their contributions to our nation, and data on their civic engagement, attitudes,… Read more

B.P. Brewer in the News:
February 20 – March 5

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Weekly COVID newsletter (3/4)

Friends, It’s Thursday, March 4, 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:
  • 105,714  cumulative confirmed cases (+3,759 from last week)
  • 3,917 cumulative deaths (+65 since last week)
  • 2.6% seven-day positivity average (down from 2.8% last week)
  • 125,704 adults partially
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Black History Month resources

In honor of Black History Month, I’m featuring these great resources for teachers, families, and history buffs alike to use year round. Black History Month began in 1915, when historian Carter G. Woodson began the “Negro History Week” to honor the contributions of African Americans. He chose the second week of February to pay respect to two Americans who changed the lives of African Americans forever. Former President Abraham Lincoln’s… Read more

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