New York City Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda Gibbs discusses the deal between the city and Goldman Sachs and the potential of social impact bond financing for social service programs.
Linda Gibbs, deputy mayor for Health and Human Services, talks about the city's initiative to make the Upper West Side and East Harlem more accomodating to senior citizens' needs.
The New York Academy of Medicine has several mapsonline showing where seniors live, the most convenient transportation, and the poverty rates for the elderly in New York City. Take a look, and tell us what you notice.
And tell us what New York City life is like for you if you're a senior citizen, and what could be done to make it better.
Sunday Mayor Bloomberg introduced a new method for measuring poverty. What are the implications for the city's poor? Linda Gibbs, New York City's deputy mayor for health and human services, explains the new definition.
Linda Gibbs, New York City's deputy mayor of health and human services, and José Serrano, New York State Senator (D, 28th district), talk about why so many supermarkets seem to be closing. Then, John Catsimatidis, the CEO of the Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, weighs in.
Mayor Bloomberg set high targets for his administration to reduce poverty two years ago. Reporter Neil deMause looks at how much progress has been made in the next issue of City Limits Investigates. We also hear from Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services.