This program in New York City, NY, is on a mission to ensure that children impacted by the foster care system have the opportunity to pursue higher education without worrying about the financial obligation that comes with attending college.
Sep 18, 2023
New York City’s STEM programs are actively being supported. Mayor Eric Adams announced on July 11 that pharmaceutical company Pfizer awarded the city’s middle and high schools with a $1.5 million grant, New York Post reports.
Jul 12, 2022
New York City Mayor Eric Adams is on to the next area that he wants the city to take part in: Gaming. With a $2 million investment from the City University of New York (CUNY), he has announced that the City College of New York (CCNY) will now offer the city’s first-ever bachelor’s degree in digital game design for a public institution, NYC.gov reports.
May 17, 2022
In timing with the 4/20 holiday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams made a befitting announcement to the public. According to Fortune, he has vocalized his plan to help marginalized communities disproportionately impacted by marijuana-related offenses in the city of New York.
Apr 21, 2022
There was a time when getting paid in Bitcoin was a revolutionary concept. Today, however, more and more people — and places — are accepting both Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency, leading experts to believe that this once-innovative (and controversial) method of payment would become just as common as the USD, the EUR, and the GBP. CNBC reports that the first-ever Bitcoin was mined on January 3, 2009. And though the outlet reports that the market is extremely volatile — and the cryptocurrency is subject to bans from China, periodically — even the wealthiest of the wealthy want to be paid in Bitcoin. In 2021, Morgan Stanley made the coveted crypto-coin available to its wealthy investors for the first time in history. Naturally, this also means celebrities, themselves, want to be paid in Bitcoin. Whether they’re in hip-hop, pop, or playing on the basketball court, celebrities love them some cryptocurrency — and who can blame them? Even in the most volatile of markets, Bitcoin...
Mar 7, 2022
Former police officer and newly-elected New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been in office for less than a week. But he’s already causing New Yorkers to shake their collective heads and ask themselves what they’ve really gotten into. The city’s second-ever Black mayor is making headlines because of his comments about essential workers. Eric Adams just said “Low skill workers like cooks, messengers and Dunkin’ Donuts employees don’t have the academic skills to sit in a corner office” pic.twitter.com/KaoY9MNZ8J — Achmat X (@AchmatX) January 4, 2022 In his misguided (at best) speech, Eric Adams referred to essential workers — which included shoe shiners, cooks, dishwashers, and “those who work at Dunkin’ Donuts” — as “low-skilled.” He went on to claim that these workers “don’t have the academic skills” to “sit in a corner office” (Yes, you read that right). The same workers who were getting applause and “thank you” banners at the beginning of the pandemic — who were essential in helping...
Jan 5, 2022