DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND WORKER PROTECTION LAUNCHES WORKERS’ RIGHTS PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of a new public awareness campaign to educate New Yorkers about their workplace rights and to introduce DCWP—formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)—as NYC’s central resource for workers. “As the fairest big city in America, NYC…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ HOSTS BRONX CLERGY TASKFORCE INTERFAITH BREAKFAST

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the Bronx Clergy Taskforce Interfaith Breakfast at The Bronx County Building’s Veteran’s Memorial Hall. “In today’s often divisive times, it’s more important than ever to show that there can be peace and unity between communities with different values and belief systems,”said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz…

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BP DIAZ, BP ADAMS ENCOURAGE SMALL NON-PROFITS CITYWIDE TO APPLY FOR $2M IN FEE WAIVER FUNDS TO REDUCE SCHOOL SPACE COSTS FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

BROOKLYN, NY, March 28, 2019: Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. encouraged small non-profits across the city to apply for the Extended Use Hardship Waiver Pilot Program, an effort to provide community organizations with greater access to school facilities that has been organized in partnership with the…

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BP DIAZ CALLS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. sent a letter to Albany leadership urging them to pass necessary criminal justice reforms in this legislative session In a letter to leaders in the State Capitol, including Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Borough…

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BP DIAZ RELEASES ‘BRONX ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT’

The Bronx saw $3.48 billion in total development in 2018, the most of BP Diaz’s tenure Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his “Bronx Annual Development Report” today, highlighting the most successful year in total development funding The Bronx has seen since the borough president took office in 2009. In 2018 the borough saw…

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