With New York Voter Participation at All-Time Lows, New #PromoteTheVote Campaign Aims to Increase Turnout for State’s Presidential Primary

Nonpartisan Initiative Enlists Employers to Encourage Employees to Vote Employers Can Sign Up at PromoteTheVote.nyc New York, NY – The Association for a Better New York (ABNY) and the Partnership for New York City, along with elected officials, civic, business and labor groups and non-for-profit organizations, today launched the #PromoteTheVote campaign, a first-of-its-kind effort to…

Borough President Diaz to Host Affordable Housing Information Session

HUD Regional Administrator Holly Leicht to Moderate Panel of City Officials, Housing Developers, and Community Organizations Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr invites the public to an upcoming workshop designed to help Bronx residents successfully apply for affordable housing. The event will feature a panel discussion moderated by HUD Regional Administrator Holly Leicht, who oversees…

DC 9 IUPAT and Associated Contractors Supply The Bronx Museum of the Arts with 40 Painters to refinish their first floor galleries

Contribution Continues Trend of Partnering with Communities Throughout New York NEW YORK, NY –  From March 21st to March 25th, forty painters from District Council 9 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (DC 9) will be refinishing the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ first floor galleries. Forty members will spend five days ensuring the first…

Optimum Community and Nat Geo Mundo Kick-Off 2016 Nat Geo Mundo Explorer Contest At Celia Cruz High School

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Actor John Leguizamo Participate Optimum Community and Nat Geo Mundo kicked-off the 2016 Nat Geo Mundo Explorer Contest today at Celia Cruz High School. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and actor John Leguizamo participated in the event. After welcoming remarks from principal Jerrod Mabry, Optimum Community emcee…