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…

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Mayor de Blasio’s Proposed Specialized High School Reforms

“Today’s announcement by Mayor de Blasio regarding proposed reforms to the Specialized High School admissions process is both a welcome step forward for fairness and equity in the public education system, as well as a validation of the diligent work of so many elected officials, educators, activists and parents whose efforts have focused on this…

FIVE-BOROUGH BIKE SHARE: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES DOCKLESS BIKESHARE THIS SUMMER IN THE ROCKAWAYS, CONEY ISLAND, THE CENTRAL BRONX AND ON THE NORTH SHORE OF STATEN ISLAND

Communities in four boroughs will all see bike share by July; Pilot will allow City to evaluate a range of different dockless companies, including those offering pedal-assist bikes NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced neighborhoods in boroughs outside Manhattan that would host dockless bike share pilots this summer.  Starting in July, the pilots will…

The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, and Altice USA Partner to Promote Education Success and College Accessibility

The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, and Altice USA Partner to Promote Education Success and College Accessibility Launches First “Coalition Day” for Educators, Students and Families LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.: The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (the Coalition), comprised of members from 148 distinguished colleges and universities committed to making college a reality…

Borough President Diaz & Congressman Espaillat File Disciplinary Grievance Against New York Attorney Following Outcry from Constituents  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. sent a letter and filed a formal legal complaint to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Department of the New York State Unified Court System against New York attorney identified as Aaron Schlossberg following a viral racist rant captured online after…