Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest Food Bank: "Language is a powerful and consequential tool."
In a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, an overwhelming 78 percent of American adults believe the pandemic to be a major source of stress in their lives.
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.
If 2020 taught us nothing else, it’s that we are lucky to live on Long Island. When borders closed and the world shut down, we realized that the beaches, parks and quaint villages that define Long Island provide a wonderful place to live, work, and visit.
“Taking a trip will be part of what makes our nation return to economic strength.”
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.
Let’s all help New York’s economy by getting back on the LIRR, Metro-North, the subways and the buses.