BCHN, Bronx Borough President & the AHA Launch Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain Campaign

Bronx Community Health Network (BCHN), along with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and representatives from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), today kicked off a year-long heart disease and stroke prevention awareness campaign. They were joined by a number of leaders from community health centers and community-based organizations that will collaborate with BCHN…

Borough President Diaz Announces the Creation of a New “Green” Jobs Program Jan. 26, 2010

On Tuesday, January 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced a $4 million federal grant awarded to the Consortium for Worker Education (CWE). The grant establishes the “Center for Environmental Workforce Training”, a program that will prepare Bronx residents to work in the growing “green” jobs marketplace. The participants of the program will take…

Bronx District Attorney’s Offie, New York City Police Department and the Office of the Bronx Borough President Collaborate with Clergy in Second Gun Buyback/Amnesty Program

Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. were joined by the pastors of four Bronx churches to announce the borough’s second gun buyback program in an effort to get illegal hand guns and other weapons off the streets and out of circulation. Participants will receive…