Press Releases

July 31, 2020 Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

Seawright's Virtual Town Hall Tuesday on Combating Anti-Semitism

Seawright Hosts Virtual Town Hall Tuesday: Combating Anti-Semitism

The distinguished panel included JCRC-NY President Cheryl Fishbein, Executive Director of the NY Board of Rabbi's, Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Jewish insider's Managing Editor and former Campus Director for the Simon Wiesenthal Center Melissa Weiss,...

July 17, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

Roosevelt Island Community Forum

We held our July 14 Virtual Town Hall Tuesday as a Roosevelt Island community forum with Shelton Haynes, Acting President and CEO of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC). Next week we discuss New Yorkers with Special Needs.Watch the town...

Re-Opening Our Neighborhood Town Hall Part 2

This week’s Virtual Town Hall Tuesday was with the New York State Department of Financial Services, New York City Transit, and the IRS Office of the Taxpayer Advocate. On Tuesday, July 14, the Virtual Town Hall will be a Roosevelt Island community...

July 2, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

June 30, 2020: Virtual Town Hall Tuesday On "Re-Opening Our Neighborhood"

We held our June 30 Virtual Town Hall Tuesday on “Re-Opening Our Neighborhood” and were joined by the Honorable Pete Grannis, First Deputy State Comptroller, Chairwoman of Manhattan Community Board 8 Alida Camp, President of the Manhattan Chamber...

June 26, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

June 18, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

June 16, 2020: Virtual Town Hall Tuesday

We held our June 16 Virtual Town Hall Tuesday on LGBTQ+ Activism and Advocacy and were joined by Judith Kasen-Windsor, Public Speaker, LGBTQ+ Activist and Advocate; Melissa Sklarz, Senior Government Relations Strategist for SAGE services and advocacy...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Report: June 12, 2020

6/9 Virtual Town Hall Tuesday: HUMAN RIGHTS

This week for our Virtual Town Hall Tuesday, we were honored to be joined by New York State Attorney General Tish James, Interim Commissioner Johnathan J. Smith of the Division of Human Rights, , Director of Manhattan Community Service Center for New...

June 9, 2020: Join Us For A Human Rights Virtual Town Hall Tuesday @ 7pm On Facebook Live!

June 5, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

May 26, 2020: Tuesday Townhall: Parks & Recreation

We held our May 26 virtual Townhall Tuesday on Parks & Recreation. We heard from NYC Regional Director of New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Leslie Wright, NYC Parks Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, and Executive...

May 26, 2020: Virtual Town Hall Tuesday Reminder

May 22, 2020: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report

May 19, 2020 Virtual Town Hall

We held our May 19 virtual Townhall Tuesday on Mental Health. We heard from Student Leader of the Manhattan Student Leadership Council Julia Wischnevsky, Executive Director of Super Happy Healthy Kids Esther Yang, and Best-Selling Author of “Healing...

May 19, 2020: Virtual Town Hall Tuesday