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NYC Young Men’s Initiative

by Chris Meigher Last night at Gracie Mansion, the Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) recounted the 18 months of work both Mayor Bloomberg and the Initiative have dedicated to finding new ways to mitigate the crisis affecting young Black and Latino men in New York City. The YMI has clear-cut goals: “Over the next three years, …

The “Big Apple Awards”

by Chris Meigher The “Big Apple Awards” provide our dependable and superb teachers with recognition and reward. Each year 10 schoolteachers are honored and receive grants to enrich their classrooms. The awards also include one Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award dedicated to an arts educator. Early yesterday evening, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, along with Schools Chancellor …

“Made In NY” Awards

by Chris Meigher Last night, as the rain poured and the music blared, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Media and Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver presented the 8th annual “Made in NY” Awards at Gracie Mansion. What’s remarkable about the “Made in NY” Awards is the devotion to individuals and organizations that make New York’s media and …