BP DIAZ & LGBTQ COMMUNITY RAISE THE RAINBOW FLAG AT THE BRONX COUNTY BUILDING TO CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined members of the City’s LGBTQ community to raise the rainbow flag at The Bronx County Building. The flag-raising event, which recognized both this month’s LGBTQ Pride celebrations and the contributions the LGBTQ community has made to the ongoing success of both The Bronx and…

THE FIRST-EVER BRONX NIGHT MARKET

Foodies rejoice! Starting June 30th and every last Saturday of the month through October, the BX will host a Night Market with more than 40 food vendors that represent the city’s diverse culinary offerings. The monthly, FREE, open-air festival also features dozens of local artisans and merchants, and of course, the local soundtrack and stands…

With Toy Houses in Hand, Children March and Call on Mayor to Build More Housing for Homeless Kids and Families

Homeless Crisis at Record Levels with 23,000 children sleeping in shelters each night 100+ Kids with Lego Houses Remind Mayor of Human Cost of Mass Homelessness, Part of House Our Future NY Campaign NEW YORK – More than one hundred children, including dozens from New York City homeless shelters, joined the Coalition for the Homeless and other advocates in…

LaGuardia Community College Confers More than 1,600 Associate’s Degrees at 46th Commencement Ceremony

LaGuardia Community College Confers More than 1,600 Associate’s Degrees at 46th Commencement Ceremony Activist Shaun King delivered keynote; Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. delivered alumni address; Student address delivered by Karina Ramos-Caraballo, a 25yo secondary education major & mom of a 2yo daughter Long Island City, NY (June 5, 2018)—More than 1,600[1] New Yorkers…

Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses

The Protect Our Courts Act would prohibit federal immigration agents from making arrests without a judicial warrant and is the first-of-its-kind nationally NEW YORK – June 5, 2018 – New York Assemblymembers Michaelle Solages, Carmen De La Rosa, Inez Dickens, Councilmember Carlos Menchaca, District Attorney Cy Vance Jr., advocates, and public defenders convened today in…

Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses

Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses The Protect Our Courts Act would prohibit federal immigration agents from making arrests without a judicial warrant and is the first-of-its-kind nationally   NEW YORK – June 5, 2018 – New York Assemblymembers Michaelle…