Opinion

People pointing and looking at documents.

Virtually no non-profit executive welcomes an audit or investigation with open arms.

Two people meeting across a table.

Five years ago, we transitioned executive directors of our organization,

A food pantry in Staten Island.

Nonprofit organizations face enormous challenges at the moment.

Guard standing against a wall in Rikers.

This fall, as New York’s Raise the Age law goes into effect, detained teens will be moved from the Rikers Island jail complex to two juvenile deten

Jail

In working to close the infamous Rikers Island jail complex, New York City has made noteworthy strides in reducing its jail population.

Family Enrichment Center in New York City

We all know, from our own lives, the importance of heading off problems early, before they grow out of control.

New York City mayors Bill de Blasio and Ed Koch

Once again, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is touting record affordable housing created by his administration.

Child at a fence

People across the country and around the world have been appalled at how our federal government is treating immigrant families.

Valiance Hub Kickstarter

In 2017, I spent a year covering and reporting about the formerly incarcerated community of New York City.

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