BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CO-HOSTED ‘HOMELESS AWARENESS ROUNDTABLE’

On Monday, April 16, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Steven Banks, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services, co-hosted a “Homeless Awareness Roundtable” with community board leadership and clergy members from across the borough. The day included a question and answer period with agency representatives and interactive…

As City Budget Talks Intensify, Largest Ever Coalition of Advocates Rallies for Fair Fares with Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Elected Officials 

As budget talks advance, the Riders Alliance and Community Service Society announced an expanded base of support, including 53 elected officials and 68 anti-poverty, transit, labor, homeless, civil rights and other advocates, calling on the City to fund half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers City Hall–On Wednesday, April 11, an unprecedented coalition of New York City-based…

MAYOR’S OFFICE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW LATIN MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT COMMISSION

Commission members will advise on strategic direction to position New York City as a global capital for the Latinx media and entertainment industry NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin today announced the revitalization of the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission (LMEC) for New…