Press Releases

5/1/12: CVH Echoes Public Support for Innovative Models for City Council Discretionary Funding

Community Voices Heard encouraged by Citizens Union's support for innovative pilot programs such as Participatory Budgeting; Pilot cycle of PB saw participation of more than 6,000 New Yorkers

NEW YORK, NY (05/01/2012) -- Agnes Rivera, co-chair of the Community Voices Heard Board of Directors, provided the following statement regarding the release today of a new report by Citizens Union of the City of New York on recommended reforms to the New York City Council discretionary funding system:

Poughkeepsie Residents Call on Albany to be Accountable to Community's Priorities

Group Release new research showing contributions to State Senator overwhelmingly from out-of-district and big money donors

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (04/04/2012)-- On Wednesday, residents and community leaders from Community Voices Heard (CVH) in Poughkeepsie gathered outside the Dutchess County Office Building on Market St to demand that their elected officials that represent them in Albany pass a Fair Elections system during this year's legislative session.