Compiled by Angelique Molina-Mangaroo
Wednesday, June 07, 2023
Opinion: The collusion between police and ICE denies immigrant New Yorkers their human rights and humanity
When I came to the U.S. in 2014 from Nigeria to study biochemistry at SUNY Oswego, I was full of hopes and dreams. I never imagined that an interaction with police would lead me to a yearslong fight for my freedom and future.
In 2020 my life changed dramatically when I was arrested and faced a criminal charge. I wanted to contest it but I was worried about my immigration status. I looked online to see if Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would be able to arrest me in court and found out that New York had passed a law to keep ICE out of New York courts and that a New York court had also forbidden local law enforcement from arresting and holding people for ICE. This made me feel like I could exercise my rights.
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– Richard Ubanwa
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Higher Standards x Aids Healthcare Foundation Host NYC Pride Happy Hour with CBD mixologists from Brelixi, Drag Performance by Lucie Screws, and more 20% of Sales from the evening to be donated to Aids Healthcare Foundation. Aids Healthcare Foundation is a Global Nonprofit providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy regardless of ability to pay. It is the largest provider of HIV medical care in the world.
This past weekend JCCA’s annual fundraising event, A Tree Grows in Pleasantville, raised more than $650,000 to support the nonprofit organization’s efforts to provide quality child welfare and mental health services to the historically marginalized children in its care.
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Administration for Children's Services: The agency awarded $2,187,500 to Community Mediation Services for family enrichment centers.
EAC Network was founded in 1969 and is organized in five divisions: Children & Youth, Family & Community, Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice, and Vocational Services.
In 2022, EAC impacted over 65,000 lives, serving all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, and parts of Rockland County.
Although our mission is clear, our work is complex. At EAC, we help people when they need it most.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office yesterday sought the dismissal of 316 convictions tied to a group of New York Police Department officers, sergeants and detectives who have been convicted of crimes related to their work (New York Times) … At the Queens Public Library at Hunters Point, a staircase that runs from the lobby to the second floor is the only way to access three areas that have built-in desks with charging stations. A ramp that leads to the rooftop terrace, which has sweeping views of Manhattan, has a slope that is unlawful, the city argues. Bathrooms throughout the building do not have enough space for wheelchairs (New York Times) … The majority of roughly 700 newly arrived migrants in New York struggle to meet basic needs, get lawyers, take English classes and travel around the city, according to a new survey (Gothamist) … After years of political pressure, insulin prices are finally starting to drop, and some New Yorkers are paying less at pharmacies as a result (Gothamist)
FREE CPE WEBINAR! Checkmate: Positioning a Board to Lead Strategically
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Join us for NYN Media’s Nonprofit OpCon on June 15th in Manhattan sponsored by The Parkside Group. Lauren Bush hosts a panel on “Demystifying Compliance for Nonprofits” along with Damaris B. Acosta, Deputy NYC City Clerk, Carol C. Quinn, Director of Lobbying, NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government and Andrew Celli, Partner, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward & Maazel LLP. Register here to be a part of Nonprofit OpCon 2023.
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June 7 – S:US’ Dinner for a Better New York (Tribeca 360, Manhattan)
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June 7-8 – IAC's 11th Annual Conference (UJA-Federation Conference Center, Manhattan)
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June 15 – Acacia Network’s Julio Martinez Memorial Fund Breakfast (NY Botanical Garden, Bronx)
June 15 – 29th Annual Long Island Luncheon (Stonebridge Country Club, Smithtown)
June 15 – Unidos: A NMIC Benefit (The Hudson, Manhattan)
June 20 – Reading Partners NYC's Annual Benefit: The Next Chapter (The Bowery Hotel, Manhattan)
June 22 – New York City Fire Museum: Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser (Muttontown Club, East Norwich)
June 22 – 2023 Energy Summit & Expo (Dock 72, Brooklyn)
June 28 – Public Health Solutions Annual Gala (Tribeca Rooftop, Manhattan)
July 9 – 11th Annual 5K Forward: Fast Track to Empowerment (Central Park Band Shell, Manhattan)
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