Dominion of New York



Fatally Shot, And Turning 18 Inside A Grave

Posted October 11, 2011 by Patrice Peck

Harlem held yet another memorial service for a teen shot to death, this one for 17-year-old Cheyenne “Canela” Baez, an innocent bystander killed in October 2010.

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A housing project in East Harlem. Under the Young Men's Initiative, the city will expand an employment program for public housing residents. Photo courtesy of Flickr/minusbaby
The 411

New Details Emerge About Bloomberg’s Young Men’s Initiative

Posted August 17, 2011 by Kelly Virella

The mayor’s office released new information yesterday about when and how two components of its new Young Men’s Initiative will work.

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Promises Money, Many Impressed

Posted August 5, 2011 by Kelly Virella

Mayor Bloomberg’s announcement yesterday that the city would be launching an initiative to improve the life outcomes of black and Latino young men set off a fury of press coverage yesterday and surprisingly positive reactions among the city’s white elites.

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