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Front-line Hero: Giving voice to Afghan women

Michelle Arnot on Mar 14, 2017

When a woman leaves Afghanistan for New York City, she is likely to find kindred souls in Fresh Meadows, Queens. But what she often carries to the United States is cultural baggage – baked into family…

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Give Mayor de Blasio’s homelessness plan a chance

Ann L. Shalof on Mar 17, 2017

When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his newest strategy “Turning the Tide on Homelessness,” which included plans to open 90 new homeless shelters around the city, he was undoubtedly bracing for resist…

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Community Service Society report shows positive signs for New York’s poorest

Dan Rosenblum on Jan 23, 2017

Health care expansion and wage increases adopted by lawmakers in Albany and New York City have been effective at making life easier for some low-income residents, according to the Community Servic…

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How to protect against fraud

Eden Gillott Bowe on Mar 15, 2017

People are often surprised and saddened to find out how frequently nonprofits are subject to fraud. After all, they are held to a higher standard and are expected to be squeaky clean.

But whether fraud…

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