• New CJII Funding Opportunities for Programs on Early Diversion, Foster Care Youth, and Social Enterprises

    September 30, 2016 | Featured, News

    Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced several new requests for proposals (RFPs) under the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) aimed at increasing options to divert young adults and adults from the criminal justice system, supporting young people who are transitioning out of foster care, and improving employment opportunities for young people and formerly incarcerated people.

    CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance is the technical assistance consultant to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office for CJII. ISLG manages the grantees funded under CJII, and provides oversight and performance measurement throughout the lifetime of the initiative.

  • NY Magazine Feature Story On Equality Indicators New Report

    September 27, 2016 | Featured

    Women are under-represented at the state and federal levels of government, but how do they fare at the local level? New York Magazine dissects the Equality Indicators new special report, “Who Runs Our Cities?” which looks at women’s representation at the local level. Read the article here.

  • Who Runs Our Cities? New Report On Political Gender Gap

    September 26, 2016 | Featured, News

    Women comprise half of the population, but are highly under-represented at all levels of government. While other studies look at women’s representation at the federal and state level, a new report from ISLG’s Equality Indicators examines their representation at the local level. Read the new report here.

  • New Issue of Narrowing The Gap: Individuals With Less Than A High School Degree

    September 8, 2016 | Featured, News

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