Press Releases

CVH to Hold "People's Assembly" on Long Island to Pass Overlooked Legislation (Aug 2012)

Hundreds of Low-Income NYers to Hold "People's Assembly" on Long Island to Pass Overlooked Legislation

Low-income members of CVH gather to call for elected officials to finish undone business by increasing minimum wage, funding job creation and affordable housing, and implementing a fair elections system for New York

In Major Decision, NYC Council & Mayor Restore $17 Million for Welfare Workers

Following weeks of pressure from Community Voices Heard and others, the Council restored $17 million in budget deal for Transitional Jobs (known as JTP)

NEW YORK, NY (06/25/2012; UPDATED 7/2/2012)-- Community Voices Heard, a community organizing group based in East Harlem, declared victory today when the New York City Council and Mayor Michael Bloomberg worked together to restore $17 million for the city's Jobs Training Program (JTP), which had been proposed to zero out.

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