Press Releases

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

May 12, 2020: Virtual Town Hall Tuesday

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Special Report: May 8, 2020

May 7, 2020: Assembly Members Seawright & Quart With FDNY Firefighters To Hold Pre-Mother’s Day Celebration For Hospital & Healthcare Hero Moms

Feeding NYC Town Hall Video

We held our May 5 virtual Townhall Tuesday on “Feeding NYC.” We heard from special guest Comptroller Scott Stringer, Commissioner Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez, Associate Commissioner of Direct and Social Services (DFTA), Director...

April 28, 2020: Education Town Hall

We held our April 28 virtual Townhall Tuesday on education and distance learning. We learned about K-12 education with special guest speakers Maud Maron, President of Community Education Council D2 and Adrienne Austin, the Acting Deputy Chancellor for...

April 23, 2020: Town Hall On Cyber Security

We held our April 21 virtual Townhall Tuesday on cyber security and scam prevention. We heard from Alex Bores, cofounder of Foresight2020 and Todd Marlin, Ernst & Young Global Forensic & Integrity Services Technology & Innovation Leader....

Tuesday Townhall: Crime and Public Safety

We held our April 14 virtual Townhall Tuesday on crime and public safety. We heard from our 19th Precinct’s Commanding Officer Inspector Kathleen Walsh and Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation’s Public Safety Department’s Chief Kevin...

April 9, 2020: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Report

Tuesday Townhall: Senior Citizens and the Homebound Elderly

On Tuesday, A on the issues facing senior citizens and the homebound elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic.It was a pleasure to hear from our special guest experts on senior and social services Robin Strashun of the non-profit Search and Care, and Marissa...

Tuesday Townhall: Small Business and Housing

Last night we held our first virtual Townhall Tuesday on the issues of small business and housing during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a pleasure to hear from our special guests: Joyce Moy, attorney and Executive Director of the Asian American Research...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Report

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Report

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Report

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Special Report

An Update from the New York State Department of Health Regarding the 2019 Novel Coronoavirus (COVID-19)