Homeless Rights Month in New York City 2021July 1 - 31, 2021 | Online Social Actions
Homeless New Yorkers, led by directly impacted advocates Shams DaBaron and Maria Walles, have declared July Homeless Rights Month in NYC. Together with a broad coalition of advocacy groups, we are doing 30 days of actions throughout the month, including a march on Gracie Mansion on July 10.
helpNYC is proud to participate in this Month of bringing awareness to the challenges that New Yorkers experiencing Homelessness experience and elevating their stories for change!
helpNYC's Actions for Homeless Rights Month
Homelessness during COVID-19: State of the Cityby Tahreem Nawaz | July 18, 2021 | Read on Medium.com
Homelessness in NYC: A Solution is Ready!by J. RueMel Parkin | July 18, 2021 | Read on Medium.com
Romemu Food Justice PanelSunday, June 13, 2020 | 7:00p EasternRSVP Requested
Keynote Speaker: Karen Washington, Co-owner/Farmer at Rise & Root Farm
Panelists: Chris Nickell, Deputy Chief of Staff to NY State Senator to Robert Jackson; Kathryn Graybill, Development Director of Broadway Community and Co-Chair of the Food Assistance Collective of New York; Rev. Sensei Daiken Nelson, founder of Mandala Café; Natalia Malone-Hernandez, educator, artist, and mutual-aid organizer.
Moderated by: Lauren Ahava Jacobs and Rabbi Mira Rivera
Presented by: Romemu Social Action Committee
Empowered by helpNYC, Vocal-NY, Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center, Neighbors Together, and Human.NYC
Supporting by New York Housing Conference, Neighborhood Benches, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness, Miss Abbie's Kids Inc.
Mayoral Candidates Talk with Homeless New Yorkers
Thursday, February 4, 2021 | 5:30pZoom Webinar | Click here to Register
UWS Open Hearts Initiative and Da Homeless Hero UWS Open Hearts Initiative and Da Homeless Hero are presenting a Mayoral Candidate Forum where candidates answer to the experts on homelessness: Homeless New Yorkers. In this first-of-its kind event, all questions to candidates will be posed by directly impacted individuals experiencing homelessness. Join us to elevate the voices of directly impacted New Yorkers holding mayoral candidates accountable, and ensuring a better approach to homelessness in the next administration.
Presented by: Correct Crisis Intervention Today NYC (CCIT-NYC) and Citizen Action of New York
Sponsored by: Community Access, Inc.; NAMI-NYC Metro; Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP); helpNYC; Seeking Shalom; New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI); Greenburger Center for Social Justice; Jericho Project; Urban Justice Center: Mental Health Project; Supportive Housing Network of New York; Fountain House; and Concern for Independent Living.
Mental Health Mayoral Candidate Forum
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 7:00p – 9:30pZoom Webinar | Click here to Register
Join 2021 Mayoral Candidates for a forum to share their plans on mental health issues including housing and policing.
Moderated by Cindy Rodriguez, Urban Affairs Reporter, New York Public Radio
Panelists: Shaun Donovan, Kathryn Garcia, Carlos Menchaca, Dianne Morales, Scott Stringer, Loree Sutton, Joycelyn Taylor, Maya Wiley, and Eric Adams.
Voter Registration Event with UWS Open Hearts
Sunday, October 4, 2020 | 2:00p - 4:00pThe Lucerne Hotel, 201 West 79th Street, New York, New York
helpNYC joined the League of Women Voters of the City of New York and our Community Partners UWS Open Hearts & Project Renewal helping homeless New Yorkers register to vote.
Economic Impact Payments for Homeless New Yorkersvirtual Q&A Session
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:30avia Zoom
Panelists:Eileen Reyes Arias, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs , Mayor's Office of Immigrant AffairsAdditional Panelist to be announced soon.
Moderated by: Josh Parkin, Founder and Interim Chair
helpNYC issued a guidance document for direct service providers on September 16 to help homeless New Yorkers get their EIP. This session will discuss the details of the guidance document.
Birthday BINGO with Peachez Official Digital Program
Press Releases08/03/2020 - Birthday BINGO with Peachez to benefit the work of helpNYC
Press Coverage08/02/2020 - Stage and Cinema - Event Feature: BIRTHDAY BINGO WITH PEACHEZ (Virtual Fundraiser for helpNYC08/03/2020 - Broadway World - Birthday BINGO With Peachez To Benefit The Work Of HelpNYC
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Spooktacular BINGO with PeachezA Horrifying Halloween Fundraiser for helpNYCwith Astrologer Adama Sesay
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 7:00p Eastern - CANCELEDvia Zoom | Virtual Doors open at 6:00p
Back by popular demand, the incomparable Peachez hosts Spooktacular BINGO, a Horrifying Halloween Fundraiser for helpNYC.
After a fundraising goal crushing event in August, Peachez returns with Spooktacular BINGO, a fundraiser for helpNYC. Back by popular demand, Peachez and the team at helpNYC hope you, your friends and family can help us reach our goal of $2,000 for our programs.
If you can't make it, but would like to donate to helpNYC, please click here.
Press Releases10/17/2020 - Spooktacular BINGO with Peachez to benefit the work of helpNYC
For Prospective Donors and Sponsors10/12/2020 - Spooktacular BINGO Appeal Letter from helpNYC Founder, Josh Parkin