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It’s Time to Close the Gender Pay Gap for Good

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The gender wage gap is real, and it continues to perpetuate cyclical poverty, cost women hundreds of thousands of dollars over their lifetimes, and keep them from realizing their economic potential. That’s why women.nyc just launched Ask for More, a bold new series of salary negotiation workshops that are free to all NYC women. Offered online or in person, and in partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Ask for More will teach women the skills they need to confidently negotiate for higher pay and more comprehensive benefits, no matter their job title, career field or background.

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On the Sunnyside Yard, Part 7: Sustainability and OneNYC 2050

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As the City of New York and Amtrak continue a master planning process to explore the future of Sunnyside Yard in Western Queens, the “On the Sunnyside Yard” blog series explores a variety of topics related to the yard. In this seventh installment: the Sunnyside Yard Master Plan’s role in a sustainable NYC.

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Waterfront at Brooklyn Army Terminal

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Did you know that the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) has a landscaped waterfront esplanade and plaza? Though BAT is mostly known for its modern manufacturing space, there is also a large public recreation area right behind the iconic, century-old buildings. Equipped with lounge chairs, picnic tables, and trees, this scenic stretch of the NYC harbor is also home to the Sunset Park NYC Ferry stop. Best of all, it’s open 365 days a year, from sunrise to sunset! Here are a few ways to take advantage of this space:

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Against All Odds: Transforming 42nd Street

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A recent documentary tells the story of the economic transformation of 42nd Street in New York City.

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On the Sunnyside Yard, Part 6: The Size of the Yard

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As the City of New York and Amtrak continue a master planning process to explore the future of Sunnyside Yard in Western Queens, the On the Sunnyside Yard blog series explores a variety of topics related to the yard. In this fifth installment: the immense size of the yard.

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The Credentialization Domino Effect

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What is credentialization and what does it mean for the workers of New York City?

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On the Sunnyside Yard, Part 5: Findings from the Second Public Meeting

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As the City of New York and Amtrak, in collaboration with the public, the Steering Committee and the interagency team, continue a master planning process to explore the future of Sunnyside Yard in western Queens, the On the Sunnyside Yard blog series highlights our second public meeting.

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A Win for the Environment: The Saw Mill Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank

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NYCEDC and the City are leading the charge to clean and restore the Saw Mill Creek Wetland by selling mitigation credits—a first for a major city like New York. Here’s what you need to know about the process.

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ConstructNYC Applications Open

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A proven game-changer for independent construction firms, ConstructNYC is once again accepting applications for firms to work on city projects. Interested companies should apply now to prequalify for the program.

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On the Sunnyside Yard, Part 4: A History

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Over the next 18 months, the City and Amtrak are engaging in a master planning process to explore the future of Sunnyside Yard in western Queens. This is the fourth installment in a blog series about the yard, its history, and the master planning process itself.