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Deadline Hard to Swallow as NYC Asks Meals-on-Wheels Groups to Expand Menu

THE CITY – Before the pandemic, staff at the Chinese-American Planning Council delivered up to 120 meals a day to frail and homebound seniors in the Lower East Side and Chinatown.
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City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis

CITY LIMITS – Since coronavirus lockdown measures went into effect in March, the number of jobless residents in New York has surged: so far, the state has processed more than 2 million unemployment benefit applications, while the unemployment…
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In Upstate New York, Child Welfare Agencies Chart a Cautious Course Toward In-Person Services

THE CHRONICLE OF SOCIAL CHANGE – After nearly two months of shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, much of New York state began reopening in the last week, with the exception of hard-hit New York City, Long Island and…
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Workforce training crisis threatens Bronx COVID-19 recovery

BRONXTIMES – New city data suggests that workforce training and nonprofit organizations that provide this services could be in trouble in a post COVID-19 world.
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City nonprofits facing widespread service cuts amid coronavirus shutdown

POLITICO PRO – New York City’s nonprofits are projecting widespread reductions in social services as budget cuts loom.
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How NYC’s emergency food program is ‘starving people’

NEW YORK POST – The Big Apple’s emergency effort to feed seniors during the coronavirus pandemic has left some with no meals at all and others — including those who keep Kosher — having dietary restrictions ignored, The…
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L.A. Lakers qualified for an emergency PPP loan – why didn't nonprofits?

NBC NEWS – Not only are nonprofits being skipped over by coronavirus-related aid, but they have also had to cancel fundraising events because of social distancing lockdowns.
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All the Reasons This Will Be a Bleak Summer for N.Y.C. Children

THE NEW YORK TIMES – Public pools will be shuttered, day camps are canceled, and summer jobs have dried up. How will New York’s students fill July and August?
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Advocacy groups prod New York lawmakers to get off sidelines

NIAGARA GAZETTE – State lawmakers have nothing on their legislative calendar for the remainder of the 2020 session but advocates for a wide variety of causes hope to keep it from staying a blank slate.
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