Major New York Leaders and Organizations Join Forces to Ensure Governor Cuomo’s 30% MWBE Goals are Reached and State Efforts Become a National Model

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial, Dr. Hazel N. Dukes, President of the NAACP New York State Conference, Bertha Lewis, founder and president of The Black Institute, NAN Northeast Regional Director Kirsten John Foy, Rep. Yvette Clarke, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, Rep. Grace Meng, Mayor Byron Brown, Bill Thompson,…

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Borough President Diaz Hosts 19th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. presents Congressman Adriano Espaillat with the official Bronx Afghan, created by the Bronx County Historical Society, following Rep. Espaillat’s keynote address at the Business Initiative Corporation of New York’s (BICNY) 19th Annual Bronx Bankers Breakfast on May 12, 2017, at the Villa Barone Manor in Throggs Neck. Borough President…

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Borough President Diaz Honors Bronx Community Boards

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a celebration of the borough’s 12 Community Boards and their members at The Bronx County Building, Veterans’ Memorial Hall, as part of Bronx Week 2017. “Our 12 community boards are made up of committed, dedicated Bronxites who care about our neighborhoods and want…

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Borough President Diaz Hosts Bronx Labor Breakfast

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his 4th Annual Bronx Week Labor Breakfast as part of Bronx Week 2017. The event celebrated honored labor leaders who have been guiding forces in The Bronx’s resurgence, speaking up for workers’ rights for all Bronxites “I am delighted to have hosted this…

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Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Upcoming Tax Lien Sale

“The New York City Department of Finance’s tax lien sale scheduled for this Friday must be postponed. Dozens of non-profit organizations in my borough, including many houses of worship, have been caught in this tax lien sale. Many of these organizations are considered tax-exempt, and they are simply asking for more time to get their…

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BP Diaz Kicks-Off Bronx Week 2017

Prince Royce, Funkmaster Flex, Selenis Leyva & Dr. Manny Villafaña Make Up the 20th Class of the Bronx Walk of Fame Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was joined by hundreds of proud Bronxites and Bronxites-at-heart today for the official kick-off of “Bronx Week 2017” at The Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall. During the…

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BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Tech Summit

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the second Bronx Tech Summit on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the Metropolitan College of New York campus in The Hub. The event featured expert panelists discussing a wide-range of issues such as health tech, biotech, the Bronx start-up ecosystem, building greater digital infrastructure for The Bronx and…

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