Community Alerts

Community Alerts 9.14.21

Sep 14, 2021
Community Alerts 9.14.21

Key to NYC Enforcement Now in Effect

Enforcement of the Key to NYC program, which requires all indoor entertainment, indoor dining, and indoor fitness establishments to check proof of vaccination, went into effect on Monday, September 13. Businesses that do not comply with this policy will now be subject to fines. To learn more on how to deescalate potential conflict associated with the Key to NYC mandate, visit OATH's Conflict Resolution webpage and read S.P.E.D. tips.

Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

President Biden has signed an Executive Order to require all federal executive branch workers to be vaccinated, as well as employees of contractors that do business with the federal government. Additionally, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or require any workers who remain unvaccinated to produce a negative test result on at least a weekly basis before coming to work. Learn more here.

Partnership for New York City's Signs of Progress Report

The Partnership for New York City has released their September 2021 Signs of Progress: NYC's Economic Recovery Report. Click here to read the report.

WE NYC's Master Money Conference 9.28.21

Learn how to secure outside funding and move beyond bootstrapping your business at WE NYC's Master Money Conference on Tuesday, September 28. This free virtual conference includes interactive workshops, an expert panel of funders from NYC institutions, and fireside chats with women entrepreneurs who have successfully secured funding for their small businesses. Learn more and register here.

Complete the Manhattan Arts Survey

Artists and arts organizations can still fill out Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer's Manhattan Arts Survey, an opportunity to share your experiences with relief, reopening, and recovery efforts. Share recommendations for how City resources can better support your work in the arts and your missions by Thursday, September 30.