Category Archives: NewYork

HSC’s Annual Membership Meeting 2016

On Wednesday, September 14, the Human Services Council hosted our 2016 Annual Membership Meeting. The morning of #WorkingForChange included a panel discussion on the challenges faced by the human services workforce, a briefing on HSC’s FY17 work, an update on … Continue reading

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2016 State Legislative Session Wrap-up

The 2016 legislative session came to a close this month with little fanfare.  While our representatives agreed on fantasy sports and Sunday morning alcohol sales (the “Brunch Bill”), meaningful ethics reform and closing the LLC loophole eluded consensus.  A number … Continue reading

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NYC Human Services Official Welcome Reception – Great start for the people of New York

With a new Administration for the first time in twelve years, New York City’s human services sector is excited to form new partnerships, share new ideas, and tackle our most pressing issues. On March 5, 2014 Catholic Charities Archdiocese of … Continue reading

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Stop & Frisk: Nonprofits Address the Impact of NYPD Practices in Communities

Stop and Frisk, the NYPD practice that gives police the authority to “stop, question, and frisk” New Yorkers, has consistently sparked controversy since 2002 when its data collection began. According to a study by the New York Civil Liberties Union … Continue reading

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Where Would You Go After School?

Working parents soon to face tough choices and even harder times due to significant budget cuts to after-school programs. New York City was once home to the most extensive after-school program initiatives in the nation, attended by over 85,000 children. … Continue reading

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Executive Compensation Statement from HSC

Governor Cuomo recently announced the creation of a task force to look into the salaries of nonprofit executives who receive State government funding. The Governor said these nonprofits have “a special obligation to the taxpayers that support them.” In the … Continue reading

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On May 12 Rally

Yesterday, the “Who Cares? I Do.” Campaign joined teachers, unions, and New Yorkers from many diverse groups for the On May 12 March on Wall Street. An estimated 20,000 people assembled at different locations throughout lower Manhattan before converging on … Continue reading

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