DECLARACION DEL PRESIDENTE DE EL BRONX RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Plan del alcalde de Blasio para reemplazar las calderas de NYCHA

“El anuncio del alcalde Bill de Blasio el dia de hoy es un frio consuelo para los inquilinos de los residenciales de NYCHA, ya que no hace nada para acelerar el proceso de adquisición. Inclusive, bajo un calendario optimista, las instalaciones de las nuevas calderas ocurrirían bajo el mandato de un nuevo alcalde. “No podemos permitir…

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Mayor de Blasio’s Plan to Replace NYCHA Boilers

“Mayor de Blasio’s announcement today is cold comfort for the tenants of NYCHA, as it does nothing to accelerate the timeline of the procurement process. Even on the most optimistic schedule the city will have a different mayor when these new boiler installations are completed. “We cannot afford to wait any longer to make critical, long overdue…

Ofo and JJ Barea Foundation Partner to Support Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Donate 600 ofo bikes to address transportation and mobility challenges for those in need San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 17, 2018 — ofo, the world’s leading station-free bike-sharing company, and the JJ Barea Foundation, Dallas Mavericks player JJ Barea’s organization that offers economic assistance to non-profit entities in Puerto Rico, today announced a partnership in…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HONORS THE LEGACY OF REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

On Monday, January 15, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s Annual Interfaith Service honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Residents and elected officials from throughout the borough gathered at Trinity Baptist Church, which served as the event’s co-sponsor, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death…

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DE EL BRONX RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Acciones del Presidente Trump sobre el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS)

“La decisión de la Administración del presidente Donald Trump de poner fin al Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) a miles de refugiados de El Salvador, Haití y Nicaragua es cruel e innecesaria. “El darle la espalda a cientos de miles de personas que han construido sus vidas aquí y han aportado grandes contribuciones a esta nación…