Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

“Saturday, October 15, marks the ninth annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD). This nationwide effort is a call to action for Hispanics/Latinos to protect their lives and the lives of those they love by getting tested and learning about HIV/AIDS. “This year’s theme, ‘Latinos Unite! Let’s stay Healthy! Get Tested for HIV,’ highlights the…

Bronx State Senate and Assembly Delegations Write to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in Support of “Fair Wages for New Yorkers” Act

The “Fair Wages for New Yorkers” Act, which was introduced into the City Council at the behest of Borough President Diaz, would require developers that receive heavy taxpayer subsidies to pay their employees a “living wage.” The bill, which was introduced by Council Members Annabel Palma and G. Oliver Koppell on behalf of the borough…