NYC LIBRARIES AWAIT FIXES FOR FOUR YEARS ON AVERAGE, REPORT FINDS

CURBED NEW YORK —  April 10, 2017  — New York City’s process of managing capital construction projects for cultural institutions and libraries is marred by bureaucratic setbacks, a new report by the Center for an Urban Future finds. Under the leadership…

HOW SLOW CAN YOU GO?

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS —  April 12, 2017  — It’s not you. Your local library overhaul really is taking forever. A new report reveals exhausting and costly delays of new buildings and renovations overseen by the city’s Department of Design and…

CENTER FOR AN URBAN FUTURE REPORT: SLOW BUILD

CENTER FOR AN URBAN FUTURE —  April 2017  — by Eli Dvorkin, Maria Doulis, and Jonathan Bowles — This report finds significant problems with NYC’s process for managing capital construction projects for libraries and cultural institutions, with the median capital project…

PROPUBLICA, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS WIN PULITZER GOLD MEDAL

PROPUBLICA —  April 10, 2017  — Propublica and the New York Daily News today won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, honoring their joint investigation on abuses in the New York City Police Department’s enforcement of the nuisance abatement law. The…

Muslim Leadership Initiative

November 2016 — The Muslim Leadership Initiative was featured in several articles outlining how alliances between Jews and Muslims are more important now than ever before. Click the following links to read the articles: Jewish Telegraphic Agency — November 14, 2016 — Jews and Muslims…

NY1 Online: A New York Tragedy

INSIDE CITY HALL — October 17, 2016 —Days after her sudden death, Neil Barsky of The Marshall Project joined Errol Louis to remember Venida Browder, the Bronx mother who had vowed to carry on the memory of her son, Kalief Browder. Click…