ABNY uses its signature programs–Power Events, special briefings, educational events, Young Professionals programming, ABNY Women events, and special projects–to bolster civic engagement for all New Yorkers.
ABNY Member Events offer an opportunity for elected and government officials, as well as civic and business leaders, to present the ideas and policies they believe can help advance a better New York.
The ABNY Young Professionals network cultivates unique opportunities, online and in person, for the future leaders of New York City to explore the importance of civic engagement and learn about the critical issues facing our city and state.
ABNY Women uses its platform for women to explore, discuss, and foster change in the workplace and beyond through a series of events and talks by female leaders.
ABNY special projects build on the foundation created by the Census 2020 effort and work with community-based organizations to support and strengthen the most vulnerable New Yorkers and communities across the city and state.
To view photos from our past events, please visit the ABNY Flickr page here.
Please join ABNY on Wednesday, December 14 at 8:30 a.m. at Cipriani Wall Street for a Power Breakfast. Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams will make a major announcement regarding the future of New York City, the work of the "New" New York Panel, and have a discussion about a shared economic agenda for our city and [...]
Please join us this Wednesday, December 7 at 6:00 p.m. for a What's On Tap? with Council Member Carlina Rivera. Council Member Rivera represents the 2nd Council District which includes the neighborhoods of the East Village, Flatiron, Gramercy Park, Rose Hill, Kips Bay, Murray Hill, and the Lower East Side. She will discuss her experiences in government and how she is implementing [...]
Please join us on Tuesday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. for a conversation with Rick Cotton, Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Cotton will discuss The Port Authority’s 21st century infrastructure priorities including their ambitious redevelopment of the region’s three airports, the future of the Midtown Bus Terminal, [...]
We are delighted to invite you to join the Association for a Better New York (ABNY) Chairman Steven Rubenstein and Chief Executive Officer Melva M. Miller, alongside The New Majority NYC Executive Board Chair Yvette Buckner for a networking reception on Thursday, December 1 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. As ABNY works toward an equitable recovery of our [...]
ABNY is thrilled to welcome United States Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m. at Cipriani Wall Street for a Power Breakfast. Majority Leader Schumer will discuss the latest updates from Washington D.C., including the historic funding and assistance he delivered to New Yorkers in the American Rescue Plan and the Infrastructure [...]
Please join us on Thursday, November 3 at 10:00 a.m. for a conversation with New York City Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh. Commissioner Kavanagh will share with ABNY members more about her historic appointment, how the department is rethinking their permitting office, and ways to build relationships and address interdependence with the business community. Watch the full discussion here. [...]
Join us on Wednesday, November 2 at 1:00 p.m for a Policy Brief on the City of Yes Zoning Text Amendments. New York City plans to modernize and update the city’s zoning regulations to support small businesses, create affordable housing, and promote sustainability as part of Mayor Eric Adams’ vision for a more inclusive, equitable “City of Yes.” Matthew Waskiewicz, [...]
East 186th Street at Arthur Avenue
East 186th Street at Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY
Join us for our fourth "Meet Us" event as we celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month on Arthur Avenue in Bronx Little Italy on October 28! The Italian culture found in the vibrant community of Bronx Little Italy sustains a thriving business district that includes world-class restaurants, high-quality artisanal food shops, and specialty stores carrying handmade local [...]
Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central
89 E 42nd St, New York, NY
Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal New York and New Jersey damaging critical public and private infrastructure and leaving many New Yorkers vulnerable. The City of New York’s preparation and immediate response to Hurricane Sandy was one of the largest mobilizations of public services in its history, and demonstrated the dedication of the City’s workforce and the perseverance of [...]
ABNY Women invites you to a panel discussion and networking session on Tuesday, October 18 to discuss the future of work. As work environments continue to evolve, this important discussion will incorporate the perspectives of women both new to the workforce and advanced in their careers to share their perspectives. The panel will explore the [...]
In recognition of the 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we invite you to tour the Con Edison East 13th Street Substation. The tour will take place on Monday, October 17 at 11:00 a.m. led by Substation General Manager, Aisha Ahmad. The tour will showcase storm-hardening improvements at the East 13th St. Electric Substation in Manhattan that was damaged on [...]
Kelly Skylight Room at CUNY Graduate School
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, please join us on Friday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss Latino leadership representation in New York City. A strong part of the fabric of New York City, Hispanic Americans now comprise 29 percent of the city’s population and serve in all parts of our communities. We will hear from [...]