Ana Maria Archila, center, from Make the Road New York, an advocacy group, and Assemblyman Francisco P. Moya, a Democrat, addressed reporters on Wednesday outside a federal immigration office in Queens. It was the first day people could apply for a new program granting temporary reprieve from deportation to some illegal immigrants who entered the United States as children.
Since the November NYC elections, MRNY members have been hard at work setting the agenda for our next mayor, City Council and citywide elected officials.
We kicked off "Talking Transition" with a low-wage worker forum and our attorneys have been staffing a Single Stop clinic around the clock at the Transition tent.
Recently, our youth joined the Transitions conversation to bring education and police reform issues into the spotlight for the new elected officials. 17-year-old youth leader Cheyanne Smith was also profiled in the New York Times for her leadership to make NYC schools more respectful, safe, and dignified places for learning.