CITY LIMITS: Opportunity Zones Show Scant Impact in the Bronx as Key Deadline Passes

This story first ran in City Limits here. Here’s an excerpt: In November 2018, Marlene Cintron, the Bronx’s head of economic development, stood up in front of a crowd of mostly developers and lawyers, as they sipped pitorro at the Port Morris Distillery. She was there to champion a federal tax break that promised to […]

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YOUTH TODAY: Youth Homeless Providers Call on New York City Officials For Plan

This story first ran in Youth Today here. Here’s an excerpt: UPDATE: A young man staying in a Sheltering Arms youth shelter tested positive for COVID-19 Monday. The Chronicle of Social Change reported that he had been isolated. The Coalition for Homeless Youth and Legal Aid Society called for increased financial support from the city for homeless youth providers. Read the full statement here. […]

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