Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest Food Bank: "Language is a powerful and consequential tool."
We are witnessing more and more people returning to public transit because they know it’s the best way to get around our region – and it’s safe.
Things need to change to where elected officials understand what we want and where voting is encouraged, not suppressed.
Those who have been riding know better: no need to sit in traffic, or to worry about parking, leaving the driving to us.
In the face of tragedy, Asian Americans encounter skeptics about whether they in fact suffer at all. Asian Americans have difficulty persuading others despite the compelling evidence because we frame race in black and white terms, literally and figuratively.
Fairness and equality so eloquently represented in our constitution, and the opportunity of education, and the right to vote enshrined in our laws, must be made true and real for all our citizens.
Let’s all help New York’s economy by getting back on the LIRR, Metro-North, the subways and the buses.
How might our community organizations work to bridge the divides that separate us and bring us together in common cause?
The legislation is called the Extended Producer Responsibility Act, and in other countries around the world, newspapers have been exempted from these recycling initiatives. New York should follow suit.