STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: President Trump’s Actions on Temporary Protected Status

“The Trump Administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for thousands of refugees from El Salvador, Haiti and Nicaragua is cruel and unnecessary. “To turn our backs on hundreds of thousands of people that have built their life here and have made great contributions to this nation without offering a real alternative is madness,…

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DE EL BRONX RUBEN DIAZ JR.  RE: Discurso “Cuentas del Estado” del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DE EL BRONX RUBEN DIAZ JR.  RE: Discurso “Cuentas del Estado” del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo “En su discurso de hoy, el Gobernador Andrew Cuomo destaco una clara visión progresista para el continuo desarrollo económico, la creación de empleos, un sistema de justicia penal más justo, un sistema educativo más equitativo, mayor inversión en…

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Gov. Cuomo’s ‘State of the State’ Address

“In his speech today, Governor Cuomo outlined a clear progressive vision for protecting our most vulnerable citizens, continued economic development and job creation, a fairer criminal justice system, a more equitable educational system, greater infrastructure investment and a plan for addressing sexual harassment in New York State. “In the face of a hostile Washington, it…

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL CHESS CHALLENGE

On December 19, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and Chess in the Schools co-hosted the Bronx Borough President’s Annual Chess Challenge at the Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall. More than 200 students from all over The Bronx participated in the tournament, which featured chess aficionados from grades 3-8 testing their skills…