Legendary founder of Carolines on Broadway & celebrated documentary filmmaker and disability rights advocate are honored for their contributions to NYC's creative community. Find out more here.
This groundbreaking report calls attention to the vibrance of the small theater community, and offers an in-depth portrait of the size, makeup, location, overall cultural importance and economic impact of the sector; as well as the challenges the industry is facing. Find out more here.
MediaMKRS is a groundbreaking partnership between employers, unions, CUNY, Reel Works (a youth media educational program) and MOME to train, credential and prepare talented young New Yorkers for careers in the City's thriving television and film production industry. Find out more here.
The Lower East Side Quality of Life Improvement plan is a multi-agency plan to improve quality of life for New Yorkers living in one of the city’s densest nightlife districts. Improvements will reduce traffic and pedestrian congestion on the street and make garbage sweeping routes more effective. Nightlife patrons will also see a new etiquette campaign encouraging them to be more respectful aware of their surroundings.
The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Freelancers Union, and Upwork released the results of "Freelancing in New York: 2019," the first comprehensive measure of how freelancing factors into NYC's workforce.
The report estimates 1.3M workers performed freelance work in the past 12 months, and the economic impact of the work was $31.4B in earnings. Read the report here.