Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Honors Essential FreshDirect Employees for Courage and Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, February 17, in keeping with the celebration of Black History Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden recognized FreshDirect employees Larry Scott Blackmon, Kisha Brown-Anderson and Raymond Talovera for their selfless courage and stellar service throughout the pandemic. The event was sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield,…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ AND ELECTED OFFICIALS ON THE NEW AGREEMENT BETWEEN MONTEFIORE AND EMPIRE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD

Montefiore Health System and Empire BlueCross BlueShield have announced a new multi-year agreement, which will focus on improving access to quality and affordable healthcare in The Bronx and across New York, and will feature several outreach initiatives and community partnerships, such as nutrition services, a mobile health unit, and more. “The new multi-year agreement reached…

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BP DIAZ RELEASES ‘COMMUNITY LAND TRUST REPORT’

On Monday, December 21, 2020, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his “Community Land Trust Report” highlighting the importance of the Community Land Trust (CLT) as an invaluable tool to help promote and improve positive outcomes for the borough’s most disadvantaged residents. CLTs are nonprofit, community-based organizations designed to ensure community stewardship of land,…

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