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Food is Medicine: Brooklyn And Sickle Cell Disease

Food is Medicine: Brooklyn And Sickle Cell Disease

The nonprofit God's Love We Deliver provides over 3,700 people in Brooklyn with medically-tailored meals.
National Grid: The Financial Vampire Sucking Consumers and the Environment Dry

National Grid: The Financial Vampire Sucking Consumers and the Environment Dry

Unless New York state regulators act now, the people of New York will remain vulnerable to one of the world's largest corporations.
Home Grown Miracle: Lenox Stylez-Taylor Wilmott

Home Grown Miracle: Lenox Stylez-Taylor Wilmott

We are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of our healthy baby boy!
Why The NY HEAT Act Needs to Pass Now

Why The NY HEAT Act Needs to Pass Now

Albany legislators need to pass the NY HEAT Act so the state can transition out of using gas.
Skewed SUNY Report on Downstate Hospital is an Insult to Central Brooklyn Community

Skewed SUNY Report on Downstate Hospital is an Insult to Central Brooklyn Community

The recent report issued by the State University of New York about SUNY Downstate Hospital is a 'sham.'

New York Must Pass the Climate Change Superfund Act

Passing the landmark piece of legislation will be an act of accountability for Big Oil and will help generations of New Yorkers.
Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Maysaa El Zoghbi, a physican at NYU Langone Hopsital- Brooklyn, says screening at or around the age of 45 is key.
The State is Making The Wrong Assessment on SUNY Downstate

The State is Making The Wrong Assessment on SUNY Downstate

The state is demonstrating a lack of appreciation of the nature, scope, and far-reaching impact of the hospital's clinical operation.
Close The Northern Border, Governor Hochul

Close The Northern Border, Governor Hochul

Governor Kathy Hochul must decide whether she's committed to public safety and close the border, or be part of the progressive left that believes in open borders.
An Effective, Community-Led Approach to Grant Making in Brooklyn

An Effective, Community-Led Approach to Grant Making in Brooklyn

It is crucial to invest in smaller Community Based Organizations using a community-led, collaborative funding approach to bridge the health equity gap in Brooklyn.