The Mayor’s Office of Food Policy and the Department of City Planning worked with the Urban Design Forum to help make sure every community has equitable access to fresh food. Learn more from Mayor Eric Adams here.
Help us plan for the future of New York City with an equity lens. We have dozens of opportunities for planners, designers, IT pros, HR specialists, and much more. View all the openings at nyc.gov/planning-careers.
Mayor Eric Adams' vision for a more inclusive, more equitable "City of Yes" will use the city's zoning tools to support small business, create affordable housing, and promote sustainability. The plan includes three major citywide zoning text amendments, an effort to invest in and plan around economic hubs in all five boroughs starting in the Bronx, and initiatives to cut red tape and center equity in planning.
For jobs and opportunities in the life sciences—such as biotech research, medicine manufacturing, and diagnostic labs—there’s nowhere better to be than the NYC metro region. Our new report with the NYC Economic Development Corporation shows that our region has the most life sciences opportunities in the U.S., generating 150k jobs, 5,000 businesses & over $23 billion in wages. Read the report here.
NYC's new Equitable Development Data Explorer will help you have conversations about racial equity and planning for a fairer city. The explorer gives you easy access to data about housing, demographics, public health and more. You can compare that data across neighborhoods and racial and ethnic groups. Learn more here.