Brooklyn District Attorney Announces Two Events to Allow Individuals to Erase Past Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Community-Based Opportunities to Consult with Defense Lawyers and File Motions to Erase Convictions for Cases that are No Longer Being Prosecuted in Brooklyn

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces Two Events to Allow Individuals to Erase Past Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Press Release, Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced two community-based sessions next week where individuals who have been previously convicted in Brooklyn for a misdemeanor marijuana possession offense will be able to meet with a defense lawyer at no cost and fill out a motion asking to erase that conviction. […]

Fire Your Landlord and Become an American Home Owner

Information is power. Get the information you need to become a first-time homebuyer in New York City.

Fire Your Landlord and Become an American Home Owner

Workers World Today has partnered with Equity Smart Realty, Chamber Coalition, Caribbean American Weekly, The Immigrant’s Journal and Figeroux and Associates to bring you the following seminar on Home Ownership. If you are a first-time homebuyer and are interested in learning about the home-buying process, this will be a great opportunity for you. Register now […]

Press Release: GreenWave Advisors Founder, Matt Karnes to Keynote Cannabis Conference

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer projects a $3 billion industry for New York State, and $1 billion for NYC alone, leading to $772 million a year in combined tax revenue for the city and state.

NEW YORK – Matthew Karnes, CPA, founder of Greenwave Advisors LLC, will discuss the state of the cannabis industry during the New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Cannabis Conference on Dec. 11, at Convene, 730 Third Avenue, in New York City. During the conference, Karnes will share what’s to come in legislation, market growth […]

Comptroller Stringer: New Marijuana Revenues Need to Go to Communities Most Impacted by Cannabis Enforcement

An analysis done by the Comptroller’s Office in May estimated the cannabis market could result in $336 million in annual tax revenue for the city, on top of $436 million for the state.

Comptroller Stringer: New Marijuana Revenues Need to Go to Communities Most Impacted by Cannabis Enforcement

Press Release (New York City Comptroller’s Office)  New analysis identifies neighborhoods hit hardest by enforcement policies and offers road map for building equity in adult-use marijuana industry Data shows discriminatory cannabis enforcement targets low-income New Yorkers (New York, NY) — As New York moves closer to legalizing cannabis for adult use, New York City Comptroller Scott […]

Press Release: Black, Latino/a, Asian Caucus Calls for Prohibiting New York City from Entering Into Revenue Contracts With Immigration Enforcement Entities

“We cannot claim to be a sanctuary for all New Yorkers while profiting from those who are engaged in immigration enforcement,” City Council Member Carlos Menchaca

Press Release: Black, Latino/a, Asian Caucus Calls for Prohibiting New York City from Entering Into Revenue Contracts With Immigration Enforcement Entities

City Hall, NY – On Wednesday, November 14, the Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus voted to support Intro. 1092, introduced by BLAC member and City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, to prohibit the City of New York from entering into revenue contracts with entities that are engaged in immigration enforcement. The legislation would also invalidate any […]

Wills & Living Trusts Seminar

Protect your home, money and independence.

Wills & Living Trusts Seminar

What is the difference between a revocable living trust and a will? And which should you make? Attend our FREE seminar and find out how they are both useful for different purposes.   Date: November 29, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Register Now.   Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all […]

Business The New York City Way

What tomorrow’s entrepreneurs should know before starting their businesses today.

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – New York may be a city of 8 million stories, but at its core is a story of universal success. Because here in the city that never sleeps the hustle never stops.    It’s easy enough to see for yourself: if you can catch a New Yorker at the right moment […]

NYC Lawmakers Could Eliminate the Office of Public Advocate

The office has been seen as a political springboard, although not all of its occupants have successfully secured higher office after serving.

NYC Lawmakers Could Eliminate the Office of Public Advocate

By Gloria Pazmino and Rosa Goldensohn (Politico.com) City Council members plan to introduce legislation this week to eliminate the public advocate’s office, likely setting up a fight with at least a dozen Democrats who are seeking to run for the post by the end of this year. The legislation is being sponsored Council Member Kalman […]

Why Become a Notary

If you like the idea of being a Notary to make additional income, becoming a Notary Signing Agent (NSA) is right up your alley.

Why Become a Notary

By Chamber Coalition (Chambercoalition.org) Want to enhance your resume? Why not become a Notary Public. Most employers expect their paralegals to be notaries and trust they know what they are doing!  Being a Notary Public is definitely an asset. According to the National Notary Association, here are the top five reasons why you should consider becoming a Notary […]

An Equitable Economy Requires Public Enterprises and Cooperatives

In New York’s metropolitan regions, it is worse than the national average of 62% of jobs not supporting a middle-class life: New York City, 67%; Nassau/Suffolk, 76%; Albany, 63%; Syracuse, 64%; Utica, 66%; Binghamton, 68%; Rochester, 64%; and Buffalo, 63%.

An Equitable Economy Requires Public Enterprises and Cooperatives

The mounting climate crisis is an existential threat that should concern us all. But millions of working-class New Yorkers are in crisis every day struggling to pay their bills and stay in their homes. New York is the most unequal state in the nation. The top 1% took home 12% of all income in 1980. […]

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