BP DIAZ ANNOUNCES THE #BRONXCOUNTS CHALLENGE, A YOUTH COMPETITION TO PROMOTE THE 2020 CENSUS

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office will host the #BronxCounts Challenge, an on-line, borough-wide creative arts competition calling on Bronx middle or high school students to submit an original song, rap, spoken word, dance performance or artwork which educates and encourages their neighbors to participate in the upcoming 2020 Census count.…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ, CM GJONAJ & BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS TO MAYOR DE BLASIO: SUPPORT PUERTO RICANS FORCED TO RELOCATE TO NYC

In a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Bronx elected officials joined Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and City Council Member Mark Gjonaj to urge city agencies to provide more resources to ease the transition for Puerto Ricans relocating to New York City following the earthquakes that hit the island in early…

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DEL CONDADO RUBEN DIAZ JR., MIEMBRO DE LA ASAMBLEA MARCOS CRESPO Y MIEMBRA DE LA ASAMBLEA MARITZA DAVILA SOBRE LOS FONDOS DEL GOBIERNO FEDERAL PARA AYUDAR A PUERTO RICO

“Esta mañana supimos que la Administración Trump aceptó tardíamente proporcionar parte de los fondos que el Congreso ya autorizó para ayudar a Puerto Rico a reparar el daño causado por el huracán María. “Esta noticia llega cuando nosotros y el Gobernador Cuomo estamos terminando uno de los muchos viajes que hemos realizado juntos a la…

JOINT STATEMENT FROM ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARCOS CRESPO, ASSEMBLY MEMBER MARITZA DAVILA AND BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S RELEASE OF DISASTER AID FUNDING TO PUERTO RICO

“This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to the island to…

Borough President Diaz kicks off Savor The Bronx.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ KICKS OFF 9th ANNUAL ‘SAVOR THE BRONX’ RESTAURANT WEEK

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today celebrated the start of the 9th Annual “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week at Seis Vecinos, a family-operated restaurant in Longwood serving Central American Cuisine with an emphasis on Honduran gastronomy. “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week is produced by The Bronx Tourism Council and takes place from January 6th…