Recently we posted on the record 22,000 homeless children in New York. This week, the New York Times is publishing a series, Invisible Child, written by investigative reporter Andrea Elliott. It follows the lives of 11 year old Dasani and her family who live in a Brooklyn shelter. It’s a hard read, and has provoked a range of reactions in New York. We simply ask you to read it.
After 12 years, New Yorkers are getting a new mayor. The city is braced for big change when Bill de Blasio succeeds Michael Bloomberg in January 2014 as Jane McClenahan reports.