Today, Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Rafaél Espinal spoke at Cypress Hills Community School P.S./I.S. 89 in Brooklyn to share a new vision for food policy for NYC. #FoodGoalsNYC
This past week, Speaker Corey Johnson opened the Chelsea Green on 20th St. This new park includes play equipment, a sprinkler, a synthetic turf lawn, benches, and a raised area that can be used as a stage for performances or readings. A perfect summer destination!
Council Member Donovan Richards holds a rally to denounce ICE activity in the Rockaways.
Council Member #StephenLevin joins housing advocates and activists for a rally and protest at City Hall.
How did you #beattheheat ? Please be advised that the heat advisory is still in affect. Stay cool and stay calm, NYC! 🥤🍦⛱
This weekend, it’s expected to get as high as 100 degrees! As this heat wave continues, cooling centers will be open across the city from 7/17 - 7/21. To find the nearest cooling center location near you call 311 or go to: https://t.co/xHhnm2ploh
Council members marched in the 2019 Columbian Flower Parade. New York’s Colombian Flower Festival celebrates the annual Flower Festival (Feria de las Flores) in Medellín, Colombia.
New York City Council @speakercoreyjohnson and CMs #StephenLevin @Brad.lander @Alicka.samuel Announce Funding for Gowanus Houses Community Center and Wyckoff Gardens Community Center.
Today the @uswnt travelled up the Canyon of Heroes for a ticker tape parade, then was honored at City Hall. Council photographers were there to capture it all.
Speaker Corey Johnson joins with Mayor de Blasio to announce Contract Agreement for Early Childhood Education Employees. This was a top priority for the Council during FY20 budget negotiations.
Council Member Mark Treyger Hosts Street Co-Naming for Woody Guthrie Way in Coney Island.
Council member @rlespinal shows his moves on the newly renovated Highland Park basketball courts in his district. The CM grew up a few blocks from the park and, in his words, “this was a project four years in the making. It’s going to benefit kids throughout the district and it’s something I’m very proud to have been a part of.”
Cyclists raise their bikes over their heads during a vigil and press conference held by @cmreynoso34. The event was held to honor the memory of Devra Freedlander, who was struck and killed while on her bike in the cm’s East Williamsburg district.
The New York City Council marched in #WorldPrideNYC on Sunday. It was a beautiful day in celebration of our city’s/the worlds LGBTQ+ community. Take a look at some scenes from along our route!
It’s Pride Weekend! On behalf of the New York City Council, have a safe, meaningful and amazing World Pride. See you Sunday at the parade! 🏳️🌈❤️🗽🌎
Council Member Vanessa Gibson hosts Jerome Avenue Public Health Taskforce Town Hall.
Speaker Corey Johnson throws the first pitch at Yankee Stadium and unveils the new Stonewall Plaque in Monument Park, at the first ever Pride Night held at the stadium.
Council member Karen Koslowitz hosts a street naming ceremony dedicated to the memory of Adelaide Connaughton, a retired lieutenant for the Emergency Medical Service Division and civil servant for the city for over thirty years.
Council Member Mark Treyger marches in 2019 Mermaid Parade held at Coney Island.
Council Member Francisco Moya joins students from Corona Arts and Sciences Academy and Publicolor for graffiti cleanup.
The New York City Council, lead by Speaker Corey Johnson, and Finance Chair Danny Dromm, agree on the FY 2020 budget with Mayor Bill De Blasio.
The newest member of the New York City Council, Council member Farah Louis, was officially sworn in at City Hall last Thursday. Welcome Farah!
Happy birthday Council Member @ydanis_rodriguez! 🎉Rodriguez is Chair of the Committee on Transportation and represents Washington Heights, Inwood and Marble Hill in the NYC Council.
Speaker Corey Johnson and the NYC Council LGBTQ Caucus host its annual Pride Celebration event, honoring five LGBTQ New Yorkers who have given back to the city and their communities.
Council Member Laurie Cumbo Hosts Street Co-Naming in Honor of Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace.
NYC Council marches in 2019 Puerto Rican Day Parade
Speaker Corey Johnson and City Council Members dance through the streets at the 23rd annual Brooklyn Pride Twilight Parade.
Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Members March in the Celebrate Israel Parade
Council Members Hold Press Conference to Announce the Introduction of Commercial Waste Legislation
Council Member Alicka Ampry Samuel Participates in Panel on Gentrification Hosted by Yvette Clark
Happy Pride Month! Members of the New York City Council walk in the 2019 Queens Pride March, held in Jackson Heights, Queens.
Council Member Rafael Salamanca announces Participatory Budgeting winners in his district!
Speaker Corey Johnson Hosts Toddler Story Time on the steps of City Hall.
Council Member Alicka Ampry Samuel Tours Brownsville and the Langston Hughes Houses with Public Housing Coalition from London
Speaker Corey Johnson Stands with Jewish Community Leaders to Denounce Rise in Anti-Semitic Crimes.
Speaker Corey Johnson and the NYC Council Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing Holds a hearing regarding banning the sale of fur in New York City.
Council Member Danny Dromm hosts LGBT Pride celebration at Queens Center Mall
Council Member Justin Brannan Hosts Prom Party for Seniors in his District.
Council Members Rafael Salamanca and Diana Ayala attend NYC Autism Charter School First Pitch Ceremony
Council Member Debi Rose holds street renaming celebration for Wu-Tang Clan!
Speaker Corey Johnson Joins With Committees On Education and Civil and Human Rights to Hold Hearing Regarding School Segregation
Council Member Debi Rose Joins Youth Build Organization Calling for Increase in Funds and Services
Council Member Helen Rosenthal ( @helenrosenthal ) joins Mayor deBlasio for Street Renaming in Honor of Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary.