CRDC urges you to join our upcoming panel discussion on Madison Square Garden (MSG) on June 15, 2023, at 7pm. Madison Square Garden special operating permit expires in July 2023. The City Council is set to review and vote on a new permit for the arena sometime in July or August.Read more
Join us to lean more about Navigating NYC's Budget!Read more
The first one of Spring 2023 is “What is Next for our NYC Retirees’ Healthcare?" Hear about the latest update regarding the struggle to preserve healthcare benefits for NYC retirees. It will be held on Thursday, April 20@6pm via zoom.Read more
nycvaccinelist.com - A volunteer-led effort to help you find a COVID-19 vaccine in and around NYC. NYC Vaccine List finds available appointments by checking the websites of clinics, pharmacies, and other locations.
NYC Health & Hospitals - Make an appointment online at any NYC Health + Hospitals location. For appointments by phone, call 1-877-VAX-4NYC or 1-877-829-4692.
vaccinefinder.nyc.gov - A New York City operated site to find your nearest COVID-19 vaccination location, with links to schedule vaccination appointments directly with providers.
covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov - Find a New York State operated vaccination site. You can also call the state’s COVID vaccine hotline: 1-833-NYS-4VAX (1-833-697-4829).
www.turbovax.info - Today the New York Times ran an article entitled N.Y.’s Vaccine Websites Weren’t Working. He Built a New One for $50’. Huge Ma, a 31-year-old software engineer (who happens to live in Chelsea), created a website called TurboVax that compiles availability from 43 city and state-run administration sites in the NYC area.
On Wednesday, September 16th, please join CRDC for a Conversation on Education and the Reopening of our School Buildings. We will be joined by four special guests;
Ambur Nicosia- Community Activist
Josephine Ishmon- Manhattan Community Board 4; Education & Housing Committees
Robin Broshi- Public School Parent.
Briget Rein- Assistant to the Staff Director at the UFT & Candidate for City Council D39
This program will be hosted by CRDC President Mindy Rosier-Rayburn, who is also a Special Education Teacher & Executive Vice President Charles Bayor, who is a retired teacher. There will be a Q & A period, after our speakers.Read more
The June 23rd New York Primary Election was an election like we have never experienced before! Nevertheless, out of the approximately 765,000 ballots requested, nearly 384,000 people voted by mail. With the final results in, we enthusiastically congratulate all of the following candidates!Read more
Last week, Congressman John Lewis, one of the last surviving trailblazers of the civil rights movement, died at age 80. At age 23, Lewis was the youngest person to address the great March on Washington in 1963. Two years later, he was brutally beaten during the march for voting rights in Selma, Alabama, suffering a fractured skull. At Lewis’ last appearance commemorating that event, he said, “We were beaten, we were tear-gassed. I thought I was going to die on this bridge.” But Lewis did not die on that bridge and was eventually elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served with distinction for 30 years. In the wake of the mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub in 2016, Lewis led a sit-in on the floor of the House to force action on gun violence.Read more