TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. Before the New York City Council Committee on Women and Gender Equity

RE: Gender Equity in NYC: Access, Resources, and Support for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers November 27, 2019 I would like to start by saying that Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) New Yorkers are very fortunate to live in a city that provides robust anti-discrimination protections. Moreover, New York City is home to some…

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF $52 MILLION AFFORDABLE AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN THE BRONX

111 East 172nd Street Apartments Will Provide 126 Affordable and Supportive Apartments and Further Revitalization Efforts in the Bronx Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of a new $52 million state-of-the-art affordable and supportive housing complex at 111 East 172nd Street in the Mount Eden neighborhood of the Bronx. With 126 apartments, the…

NYC HEALTH + HOSPITALS/JACOBI AQUIRES NEW MAMMORGRAPHY MACHINES

New technology allows for better patient experience, shorter wait times, and faster examinations Councilmember Mark Gjonaj contributed $400,000 and the Bronx Borough President contributed $249,582 to help fund the new equipment (BRONX, NY – November 12, 2019) NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi today announced that it has installed two new, state-of-the-art mammography imaging machines, the Hologic…

CITY OFFICIALS & DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS BREAK GROUND ON PHASE ONE OF THE PENINSULA, A 100% AFFORDABLE MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT IN THE BRONX

BRONX, NY—Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Vicki Been, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Executive Vice President Development Anthony Richardson, Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Senator Luis…