New York Civic
NYCivic brings media attention to important issues in New York City government, using the internet, press events, commentaries, public fora, and public testimonies. NYCivic advises elected and appointed officials on legislation, budget allocation, and management practices.
NYCivic draws on the skills, experience and unique talent of Henry J. Stern, who has served government and the people of New York City for over 40 years including 15 years as Commissioner of Parks & Recreation, nine years as City Council Member at-large from Manhattan, four years as First Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, and four years as President of the Citizens Union.
Using Mr. Stern’s detailed and comprehensive knowledge of New York City’s history, politics, geography, government and civic institutions, NYCivic engages in the following:
-Highlighting Best and Worst Practices in City and State Government.
-Advising government officials.
-Leading discussions, debates, brown-bag Lunches and fora.
-Bringing attention to citizen complaints, problems and praise.
-Hosting www.nycivic.org, a comprehensive, interactive website that informs citizens of government issues.