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When the poor kid — when a poor kid — may be the first in their family to go to college — gets the same grades and test scores as a wealthy kid… Biden Delivers Remarks on the Supreme Court’s Decision – video

Remarks by President Biden on the Supreme Court’s Decision on Affirmative Action THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, folks. Sorry to keep you waiting a few minutes. Forty-five years — for forty-five years, the United States Supreme Court has recognized a college’s freedom to decide how — how to build diverse student bodies and to meet their responsibility of…

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NYC Mayor Adams’ Statement on Affirmative Action Supreme Court Decision

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court today issued a decision in the case Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College:   “Once again, a highly partisan Supreme Court is overturning decades of precedent in order to advance a purely political agenda. This decision…

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New York Mayor Eric Adams Announces Winners of Annual Awards for Excellence in Public Design

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Public Design Commission (PDC) Executive Director Sreoshy Banerjea today announced the winners of the 40th and 41st Annual Awards for Excellence in Design. The 21 winning projects were selected by PDC from hundreds of submissions and reviewed in 2021 and 2022. Each winning project embodies the intrinsic…

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New York Mayor Eric Adams Extends Contracts for 11 Asylum Seeker Resource Satellite Sites Across NYC

June 28, 2023 Asylum Seeker Resource Satellite Sites Provide Asylum Seekers With Critical Services, Including Job Readiness Trainings, Counseling, and Case Management Extension Ensures Asylum Seekers Will Continue to Access Services Across Five Boroughs NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro today announced an…

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Sanitation Commissioner Tisch Announce Next Steps in War on Rats: Rules Requiring More Businesses Containerize Their Waste

Mayor Adams: Thank you so much, Ingrid. And before we start, I want New Yorkers to know that the ongoing Canadian wildfires may impact New York City’s air quality tomorrow, and off and on over the coming weeks. It just really amazes me when I think about it, a fire that’s taken place thousands of miles…

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams Announces Placement of New Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center

New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the city will open a 12th Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center as thousands of asylum seekers continue to arrive weekly in New York City. Soon, 1760 Third Avenue in Manhattan will open as a humanitarian relief center to serve more than 500 families with children seeking…

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