Tag: community boards

Wall Street Journal: Post-Election Surge in Applicants to New York City Boards

The Wall Street Journal’s Thomas MacMillan reported yesterday on how our office is experiencing a surge in applications to Community Boards. “Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer said that while her office has been putting more effort into community-board recruitment, the increase in applications is also linked to the election. Her office received 1,030 applications this year for 300 open spots on Manhattan’s 12 community boards, up from 785 in 2016… Read more

Brewer Welcomes 15 CUNY Service Corps Students to Help Communities Navigate NYC Data

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 15, 2014 New York, N.Y. – Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today is welcoming 15 student members of the CUNY Service Corps who will work to help the BP’s office and Manhattan’s Community Boards navigate City data in ways that help neighborhoods make informed decisions and ensure City government is truly transparent. “I was proud to sponsor NYC’s Open Data Law while in the Council,… Read more