Statement by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Re: Bill Aguado Stepping Down as Executive Director of the Bronx Council on the Arts

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released the following statement regarding the announcement that Bill Aguado would step down as executive director of the Bronx Council on the Arts. Aguado served with the organization for 30 years, and as its executive director since 1981. “The arts community of The Bronx has seen tremendous growth over the…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Sent a Letter to President Obama in Support of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. sent a letter to the President of the United States Barack Obama to express his support for the possible nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Diaz Jr said, “As your presidency has so clearly established, the nation is ready to embrace a more diverse view…

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Kicked Off His Cultural Events with The Annual Israeli Independence Day Festival

Caption: From left, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Councilmember Oliver Koppell, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Rabbi Avi Weiss, Mark Green and Jon Weiss. Bronx, NY – Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale hosted the Sixth Annual Bronx Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha-Atzmaut) Festival, which this year’s theme was “Am…

Environmental Justice Groups, Environmental Organizations, City Council Members and Community Leaders call on the Bloomberg Administration to keep its Solid Waste Management Plan Promises of “Fair Share”

 Environmental Justice Groups, Environmental Organizations, City Council Members and Community Leaders call on the Bloomberg Administration to keep its Solid Waste Management Plan Promises of “Fair Share” Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services…

Borough President Diaz Calls on DOE to Address Concerns at P.S. 51

 Borough President Diaz Calls on DOE to Address Concerns at P.S. 51 Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP…

Borough President Diaz Names Monica Major as New Education Director

 Borough President Diaz Names Monica Major as New Education Director Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP Topography Youth…

Remarks of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the Bronx Education Summit “From Cradle to Career”

 Remarks of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the Bronx Education Summit “From Cradle to Career” Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development…

Borough President Diaz and the BOEDC Honor 10 Bronx Businesses

 Borough President Diaz and the BOEDC Honor 10 Bronx Businesses Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP Topography Youth About Borough President…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Police Shooting in the East Bronx

 Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Police Shooting in the East Bronx Press Releases & Statements En Español Departments Borough Operations Budget Community Boards Boards and Directors Membership Resources Responsibilities Community Services Constituent Services Education Health and Human Services Planning and Development Development Reports Environment and Open Space Housing and Community Development Transportation ULURP…