Today's the last day vote for #OneBookNY! Check out the five books and make your choice - there's no bad pick!

You can still vote anytime before midnight: [ Link ]

One Book, One New York

One Book, One New York is the largest community reading program in the country. Throughout the month of February you can vote for your favorite book from amo...

"Be more aggressive, more curious, and speak up; the quiver in your voice is trying to escape your mouth and you know it." -Demetrius Thornton, Deputy Executive Director, Gracie Mansion

On this last day of #BlackHistoryMonth, take a moment to read some of the inspirational words from the black male voices of City Hall. [ Link ]
Meet NYC Gov… Chief Digital Officer of NYC Sree Sreenivasan is doing a series of interviews here on FB Live as he meets some of his new colleagues. In this session, meet BENITA MILLER, Executive Director of the NYC Children’s Cabinet. She’ll tell us how the Children’s Cabinet coordinates resources across 24 City Agencies to ensure the healthy growth and development of youth in New York City....
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"When people come to City Hall, or when they are standing outside protesting on the steps, they need to see that City government isn’t a distant and damaging force. They need to see women, people of color, and immigrants. You can’t begin to have the trust it takes to run a City unless people see themselves running the City." — NYC Deputy Mayor Richard Buery

As we wrap up #BlackHistoryMonth,...
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Today is the last day to cast your vote for #OneBookNY! We are ⚡excited⚡ to start reading the winner! Vote here:

Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended Wednesday, March 1 for Ash Wednesday. Parking meters remain in effect.
New Yorkers work together to make their city green and beautiful. We love hearing that the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation parks are coming together to support each other, and we can't wait for spring!

Park conservancies make progress with city plan
Marian Anderson was born today in 1897. In 1955, she would become The Metropolitan Opera’s first African-American soloist. #blackhistorymonth

Marian Anderson's Groundbreaking Met Opera Moment
Kimberly Shannon hit the ground running when she started with the New York City Department of Education two months ago. As the first Gender Equity Coordinator, she's committed to providing each and every student with the opportunity to succeed.

Meet NYC's First-Ever Gender Equity Coordinator for Public Schools
Do you live on Staten Island and rely on public transportation? There's a workshop tonight with NYC DOT to discuss the needs and potential changes to existing options. 5:30p to 7:30p at the St. George Library Center on Central Avenue.

Have a transit concern? Attend DOT workshop Monday evening
"I am a Black male with a Muslim name living in New York City. I am also LGBTQ, a veteran and Shiite.”

Achmat Akkad is a Communications and Special Projects Coordinator with NYC Veterans, and just one of the wonderfully diverse and talented Black Men of City Hall. Read more on Medium.

Speaking Out: Diverse Black Male Voices of City Hall
Know your rights. NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs has answers to all your questions. Here are the resources you need.

MOIA - Community Services
Our last Pictures of the Week for February, even if it feels like April this weekend...

Pictures of the Week: February 17-February 24, 2017
Four of Harlem's most revered African-American women were honored Friday at a Black History Month event.

Harlem’s most revered African-American women honored at BLM event
New parent? Expecting? Connect to City services for raising a family at NYC Baby Showers! More here: [ Link ]

Children's Cabinet - Initiatives - Baby Showers
That awkward moment when it's warmer in NYC than in LA.
Lights, camera, action! A growing film and television industry means more jobs for more New Yorkers - are you ready for your close-up?

Boost in Movie, TV Filming Enriches New York’s Coffers
"The city bucked national trends by cutting traffic deaths over the past three years." #VisionZero

NYC defies national trends 23% cut in traffic deaths over 3 years
He didn't think twice before going above and beyond the call of duty. Thanks for your heroic and selfless actions, New York City Department of Sanitation Inspector Desmond McNamee!

Sanitation inspector helps woman with dementia get home
Deadline extended! The New York City Department of Education is extending the Pre-K for All application deadline one more week – families have until March 3rd to apply to pre-K: [ Link ]

Pre-Kindergarten - Pre-Kindergarten - New York City Department of Education