Thursday, October 03, 2013
Should body image be viewed as a public health issue? And if yes, is city hall the best forum to discuss these issues? The Takeaway is joined by Samantha Levine, an aide to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg who conceived of the NYC Girls Project and is serving as its project director. And Emily Rems is managing editor of Bust, a magazine that covers news and culture from feminist perspective. They feature models and editorial content with a wide range of women and body types.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
By Tracey Samuelson : WHYY
The city is revising plans for development of Willets Point, a small industrial neighborhood in Queens, and backing off — at least temporarily — plans to seize local properties through eminent domain.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
By Bob Hennelly
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Commissioner for Information Technology and Telecommunications Carole Post is leaving her job to take a top position at the New York Law School. Post was the point person for the Bloomberg administration's drive to upgrade the City's IT systems as well as its popular 311 Call Center.
Monday, December 12, 2011
During a city council hearing Monday, members asked how the Center for Economic Opportunity had reduced the number of impoverished families living in the city. The CEO said it wasn't about the numbers, but the best practices being used by different organization to fight poverty.