On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his fifth annual Bronx Week Labor Breakfast.
The event honored DC 1707 Executive Director Kim Medina; 32BJ Secretary/Treasurer Kyle Bragg; Maf Misbah Uddin – Local 1407 President, ASAAL National President, DC 37 Treasurer; NYC Central Labor Council Political Director Lucia Gomez; and New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters Executive Secretary/Treasurer Joseph A. Geiger.
The breakfast was co-hosted by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie; New York State Assembly Member and Chair of the NYS Assembly Labor Committee Marcos Crespo, NYS AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento, NYC Central Labor Council President Vincent Alvarez, President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York Gary LaBarbera, DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido, and Transport Workers Union Local 100 President Tony Utano.
“We support our brothers and sisters in labor on the ground in rallies throughout the year, so this event serves to celebrate their overall efforts for working Bronxites and to connect different groups in the labor community for Bronx Week,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Photos from the event can be downloaded at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmDv4VEJ.