BP Diaz Dedicates the Oliver Koppell Learning Center at the Kennedy High School Campus

G. Oliver Koppell and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. join students from the eight schools located on the John F. Kennedy High School Campus at the dedication of the building’s newly-renovated library, named the “G. Oliver Koppell Learning Center,” on Thursday, October 9, 2014. The $700,000 library renovation was jointly funded by Borough President…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order to Expand Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act

“I am thrilled with Mayor de Blasio’s executive order to expand the ‘Fair Wages for New Yorkers’ Act. Today’s announcement is a victory for the hard working people of the Bronx and the City of New York.  The mayor’s executive order will benefit thousands of workers, covering employees of commercial tenants in development projects that…

Getting Guns off the Street

Bronx D.A., NYPD to Hold Gun Buyback September 20th Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson announces a “Cash for Guns” day – Saturday, September 20th — done in partnership with NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., along with the pastors of three Bronx churches where the buybacks will take place. “It…