Staying Safe and Warm in Extremely Cold Weather

The temperature is not expected to go above the mid-20’s this week and will be in the low teens at night. Here is some important information on staying warm and helping homeless neighbors: 1.) First and foremost, seek shelter from the elements. If someon ..Read More

Record Homelessness, Growing Shelter Expenses, Still No Action

The Bloomberg Administration’s non-existent policy response to homelessness is becoming an increasingly expensive problem, according to the Independent Budget Office. Over the last year alone, the number of homeless families has increased by 17 percent, whi ..Read More

Dinkins Calls on City to Focus on Homelessness

Last night on NY1’s Road to City Hall, former NYC Mayor David Dinkins called on the city to focus on the issue of homelessness in the upcoming mayoral election.  Mayor Dinkins underscored that the issue has not been getting enough attention, and that there ..Read More

Coalition Celebrates its Most Successful ARTWALK Ever!

Despite a sudden Nor’easter, nearly 700 New Yorkers joined us on November 7th to honor the accomplishments of artist Jack Pierson and photographer Patrick McMullan at the Coalition’s 18th annual ARTWALK NY. Although the storm peaked just before the s ..Read More