Telling Your Leadership Story
by Jackie Primeau, Chief of Staff

NYCHA Now continues its “employee voices” series with articles by employees about initiatives and events that they know best. To submit an article about a topic you care about, please contact NYCHANow. We want to hear from you! What did Apple’s Steve Jobs and my 91-year-old grandfather have in common? They were both excellent storytellers.… MORE

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Haitian-American Assoc. Responds to Hurricane Matthew

On November 14, the Haitian- American Association at NYCHA hosted a Hurricane Matthew fundraising luncheon, which was well attended by staff from various departments. Acting President of the Association Sybille Louis introduced its mission and the members of the Association’s board. Yvette Andino, Director of Employee Engagement and Special Assistant to the Chair, shared with… MORE

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NextGen Values: Commitment, Collaboration and Service

Senior leaders from NYCHA and labor unions representing its workforce honored some of the Authority’s most outstanding employees at the 2016 Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony held at District Council 37 in Manhattan on November 18. “Today we’re honoring employees who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to advancing themselves, our organization, and the community,” General Manager… MORE

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CEP Reorganization Provides Better Direct Service to Residents
by Alicka Ampry-Samuel, Senior Advisor to the EVP for Community Engagement and Partnerships

The Community Engagement and Partnerships Division (CEP), formerly known as Community Programs and Development, engages and connects NYCHA residents to critical services provided by the City and to programs and resources in their communities. Serving as a bridge for resident and community transformation, CEP is grounded in NextGen NYCHA strategies and will continue to ensure… MORE

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Customer Service Week Takes Senior Staff to the Frontlines
by Malikah Williams, Urban Fellow

On October 27, during Customer Service Week, 18 senior administrators took employee appreciation to another level. Early that morning, they arrived to shadow employees at 12 developments to see the details of their everyday responsibilities and even help them to complete daily tasks. The visits allowed employees who interact with residents to relay resident issues… MORE

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Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Today
A Message from Commissioner Lisette Camilo, New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) ensures that other City agencies have the critical resources and support needed to provide the best possible services to the public. As the daughter of Dominican immigrants who gave so much of themselves to ensure that I could have a better life, having the opportunity… MORE

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Congratulations

Jackie Primeau, formerly Deputy Communications Officer in the Department of Communications, was promoted to Chief of Staff in December 2016. Ms. Primeau assists in the supervision of NYCHA’s operations and provides assistance to the Chair in the planning and execution of all the Authority’s strategic priorities, including NextGeneration NYCHA. In addition to working closely with… MORE

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Feeling Stressed? Resources for City Employees
A message from the City of New York:

Many New Yorkers may be feeling distressed or vulnerable following the election results. We have seen the concerns expressed on social media, and we are monitoring them closely. In light of these concerns, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives and Thrive NYC have partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs,… MORE

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