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Laura Levine-Pinedo, who operates Bronx Burger House in North Riverdale, shows off gift bags she and a host of Riverdale area volunteers donated to 112 mothers on May 7 at the Praxis Housing Initiatives’ Broadway Family Plaza family shelter. more
Exacerbated by the news that, this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn a half a century of precedent by declaring Roe v Wade unconstitutional, men must leave the sidelines in this national reproductive rights emergency. The stakes are too high to simply declare that abortion is a “women’s issue.” For decades, men in increasing number. more
The League of Women Voters of New York State filed an amicus brief with the appellate court hearing the case challenging the redistricting maps drawn by the state legislature, calling its new maps unconstitutional. more
Miguelina Camilo wants to bring her insight as a family and criminal law attorney to the state senate next year to replace Sen. Alesandra Biaggi, who is running for Congress. more
It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that combating sexual abuse has been one of state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi’s core issues since heading to Albany three years ago. more
These days, participating in online videoconferencing calls have become mundane. But when a particular Zoom call is open to just 10 people across North America, it can become exciting and new all over again. more
Joy Solomon is known by many for her work as director and managing attorney for the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice. But now she’ll have a chance to wear another hat while continuing to promote elder justice into New York City’s suburbs. more
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a full foot shorter than her predecessor on the bench, but what she lacked in physical size, she made up for in her legal genius, her charisma, and a determination no one could break. more
Solidarity has strengthened across the country and the world in response to the police-involved death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month. Protests have hit many of the major cities, including New York, with some signs of impact becoming apparent, not only by the arrest of the officers involved in Floyd’s death, but many municipalities taking a hard look at how the law is enforced in their communities. more
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