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‘A Failure of Our Policies’: Vigil Honors New Yorkers Who Experienced Homelessness

CityLimits|December 26, 2023

Urban Pathways In The News

  • City Limits | June 03, 2024

    Opinion: It’s Time We Acknowledge the Violence Endured by People Experiencing Homelessness

    “Living without a home—a reality we’ve both faced—has shown us that the unhoused are often viewed not as people but as easy targets for acts of cruelty. The rampant crimin ...

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  • Gothamist | May 23, 2024

    Will NYC Make it Easier to Find a Home After Jail?

    “When [people] have no place to go and they’re looking at either the streets or shelter, that’s stress on them, a very heavy stress,” Herrera said. “For me it eased my m ...

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  • Gothamist | April 29, 2024

    A year after Jordan Neely’s death, a push to make attacking NY’s homeless a hate crime

    Advocates are pushing for the Homeless Protection Act in New York, aiming to classify crimes against homeless individuals as hate crimes, granting them protected status akin to ra ...

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  • New York Nonprofit Media | April 04, 2024

    Union Settlement’s Darlene Williams and Urban Pathways’ Frederick Shack appointed to co-chair new nonprofit advisory council

    The CEOs will help lead a group represented by more than two dozen organizations to better connect city government with the nonprofit sector.

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  • Office of the Mayor | April 02, 2024

    Urban Pathways CEO to serve as Co-Chair of New York City’s First-Ever Nonprofit Advisory Council

    "This mandate to improve services to New Yorkers through our partnership is a significant step forward, and we look forward to the positive impact this collaboration will have on ...

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  • Office of the Mayor | March 28, 2024

    Mayor Adams Boosts Pay for 80,000 Human Services Workers

    “We applaud Mayor Adams and his administration for their willingness to recognize the essential contributions of our workforce,” said Frederick Shack, chief executive officer, ...

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  • Modern Luxury Manhattan | February 08, 2024

    Six Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

    Urban Pathways has helped homeless New Yorkers who live with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

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  • ABC News | December 22, 2023

    Across the US, friends and advocates remember homeless Americans who died this year

    About 200 attended a remembrance event in New York City.

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  • Politics NY | December 15, 2023

    Nonprofit Power Players

    Frederick Shack serves as chief executive officer of Urban Pathways, one of New York City’s leading providers of services to adults experiencing homelessness or housing insecuri ...

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  • CSNY | October 02, 2023

    The 2023 Nonprofit Power 100

    The leaders of New York’s top social services providers, legal aid organizations, foundations and more.

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  • Gothamist | September 28, 2023

    NYC Council says mayor’s office has done an ‘inadequate job’ aiding food stamp applicants

    Members of the New York City Council skewered Adams administration officials on Wednesday for what they said was a failure to address ongoing delays in processing food stamp and c ...

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  • Gothamist | September 28, 2023

    City Officials Grilled on Staffing Needs Amid Public Benefit Processing ‘Crisis’

    The interrogation from councilmembers came on the heels of new data showing public benefit processing delays the likes of which New Yorkers haven’t seen in at least a decade.

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