Teens for Food Justice recently conducted an audit of bodegas and grocery stores in so-called food deserts in the Bronx and Brooklyn.
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New York City Council Member Rafael Espinal wants to help give nightlife staff the right tools to identify and respond to sexual harassment or assault.
A new Harvard report shows that, like some other states, New York is generally supportive of so-called “cottage food producers.”
Launching this fall the Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program is partly a result of Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams’s work around plant-based nutrition.
If the city could pass a ban on plastic straws, it would be the largest city in the U.S. to do so.
Programs like Food Bank for New York City’s Green Sidewalks can sometimes reach up to 2,000 New Yorkers a day.
Still just a proposal, it would promote free and reduced-price school meals and ensure that schools are sourcing from New York farms.
It’s estimated that people in poverty will pay an average of $3,448 more in taxes, increasing the total tax burden on Americans in poverty by $140 billion.
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