Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual African-American Heritage Celebration

On Thursday February 12th, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his Annual African-American Heritage Celebration in Co-op City. Pictured are: Jamaal Bailey, Borough President Diaz, Dr. Dena Robins, Bessie Jackson, Karen Washington and PIX11 co-anchor Kori Chambers, who emceed the event. On Thursday, February 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his Annual…

The Bronx Invites the Pope

(Bronx, NY) –New York City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr., New York City Comptroller, Scott Stringer, Congressman Jose E. Serrano and New York City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson are publicly inviting Pope Francis to Yankee Stadium. In a full-page newspaper ad the officials are asking The Pontiff to conduct a mass…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Mayor de Blasio’s ‘State of Our City’ Address

“We welcome Mayor de Blasio’s announcement of committing $200 million to the Lower Grand Concourse for the creation of 4,000 affordable housing units, site remediation, social programs and the redevelopment of our transit structure and infrastructure. My office, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, SoBRO and others have long advocated for the transformative redevelopment of…