……Due to Inclement Weather, the 7th Annual Golf Outing has been rescheduled to October 2. Please stay tuned for additional details…..

Access a Ride Van

Making the best part of Access-A-Ride much worse

The MTA board voted Wednesday to raise bus and subway fares by 15 cents or a reasonable 5.4%. The board also benevolently agreed to make five bus routes — one per borough — free! However, the MTA has decided that some disabled riders need to pay more — much, much more for a typical fare. Participants in […]

Kicking Off The Summer With Our Annual Summer Cruise!

City Access New York kicked off the summer on Thursday, June 1st, with our annual cruise around Manhattan. Staff and participants enjoyed a day of food, dancing, and beautiful views. The cruise departed from Brooklyn Army Terminal. Guests enjoyed a buffet lunch, and live music. They also had the opportunity to take in the sights […]

Happy Passover!

Participant Passover Presentation

Learn about Passover with one of the participants from our Brooklyn Day Habilitation Without Walls! Michael put together this great presentation for the peers in his group as they have been all sharing their heritage with each other to grow closer as we continue to attend program remotely.  Click on the image below to view […]

participant volunteering

Karla Saenz Seeing Beyond Visual Impairment

Women On The Move | Karla Saenz Karla Saenz, our March Woman On The Move, is the first of several young adults who are featured in a soon-to-be-released book. The author of “See Us,” Jon Marin, was recently interviewed by my fellow blogger and friend Kim Owens of Navigating Blindness. You can check out the interview here: See […]

‘Why let it stop me?’: Students with visual impairments get job opportunities on path to dream careers

Odd jobs. Busywork. Answering phones. For a long time, those were the only options for visually impaired high schoolers and college students seeking work experience in an internship. But that’s now changing, thanks to a citywide nonprofit that connects the students with professional opportunities in the five boroughs and Westchester County. Tottenville High School’s Ava […]