BP DIAZ COMMEMORATES 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination and passing. Residents and elected officials from throughout the borough gathered at the Veterans’ Memorial Hall in the Bronx County Building to honor the legacy of the civil rights…

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION INVESTMENT TO ADDRESS HEALTH HAZARDS AND IMPROVE LIVING CONDITIONS AT NYCHA

Governor Signs Executive Order Declaring State of Emergency to Expedite Repairs and Immediately Address Public Health Crises Plaguing Tenants  Requires Selection of Independent Emergency Manager to Oversee Construction and Repairs to Combat Decades of Mismanagement To Accelerate Critical Repairs, FY 2019 Budget Includes Design/Build Authorization for NYCHA Builds on State’s Historic $300 Million Funding Commitment…

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DEL CONDADO DE EL BRONX RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Resultados de los Examens de Admisiones de la Escuelas Secundaria Especializadas

Los resultados de los examenes a escuelas secundarias especializadas, de este año, son extremadamente desalentadores y dejan en claro que esta ciudad tiene un largo camino por recorrer antes de poder afirmar que paridad existe en educación acelerada a todas las comunidades. El porcentaje de estudiantes en comunidades minorías aceptados en las escuelas secundarias especializadas…

DECLARACIÓN DEL PRESIDENTE DEL CONDADO DE EL BRONX RUBEN DIAZ JR. RE: Anuncios de la Ciudad y del Estado sobre NYCHA

“El anuncio del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo declarando la intención de emitir un estado de emergencia para la Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Nueva York, lo considero un paso necesario que proporcionariá un verdadero alivio a los más de 400,000 neoyorquinos que llaman a los edificios de NYCHA su hogar. “Mientras los residentes han estado enfrentado…

BP Diaz & The Shadow League Co-Host Screening of “Black Panther” For Bronx Students & Their Families

On Friday, February 16, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., along with The Shadow League, co-hosted a screening of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” for volunteers from the Bronx Youth Corps and Bronx Fathers Taking Action group. “This is a grand gesture by TheShadowLeague.com and we appreciate their thoughtfulness and we are very appreciative they…