BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOLDS TECH EQUITY DAY OF ACTION

On Monday, October 26, 2020, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with South Bronx Rising Together, The Bronx Community Foundation, Bronx Impact, DreamYard, elected officials and Bronx families hosted a Tech Equity Day of Action. Borough President Diaz Jr. called on the Department of Education to provide appropriate devices to all students immediately,…

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BRONX BP DIAZ, EMPIRE BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD, & MONTEFIORE HEALTH SYSTEM HOST ANNUAL ‘HEALTH & LITERACY BACK TO SCHOOL’ EVENT

On Wednesday August 26, 2020, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Montefiore Health System hosted their annual “Heath and Literacy Back to School Event,” at Roberto Clemente State Park, distributing school supplies and health information to Bronx families. Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. was joined by Deputy Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden,…

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THE BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL LAUNCHES NEW WEEKLY PODCAST

Broadcast to cover Bronx history, Bronx People, Bronx stories. August24, 2020, Bronx, NY–The Bronx Tourism Council(BTC) has announced the launch of the new weekly podcast covering Bronx history…Bronx people…Bronx stories. Go Bronx Podcast, a 15to 30minute show is hosted by Olga Luz Tirado, executive director of BTC and co-hosted by Bronx-born historian Angel Hernández. Together…

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REPRESENTATIVE ESPAILLAT INTRODUCES BILLS TO COMPENSATE COVID-19 VICTIMS, CREATE MEMORIAL TO COMMEMORATE LIVES LOST AND THE HEROES WHO FOUGHT AGAINST PANDEMIC

NEW YORK, NY – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced two legislative initiatives today to compensate surviving individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and to establish a commission for the creation of a National COVID-19 Memorial in New York City. “The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the US economy, impacted every community across the nation,…

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