In New York’s Congressional District 1, former Chairwoman of Stony Brook University’s Chemistry Department Nancy Goroff (Democrat) and incumbent Lee Zeldin (Republican) are on the ballot for the Nov. 3 election.
Two Stony Brook University hospitals have been named leaders in LGBTQ healthcare, according to the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index. The index grades facilities based on their commitment to meeting the LGBTQ community’s needs.
The rally and march, called “Heroes Don’t Get Zeros,” took place on Wednesday, July 22. Participants signed a petition calling on Stony Brook affiliated hospitals to secure $2,500 hazard pay for essential employees who have been working since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.
While the growing population of minorities on Long Island has increased more than 10% in the last two decades, the amount of inclusion and equity has not. A 2015 report by ERASE Racism found that Long Island continues to be one of the most racially segregated regions in the country.