Borough President Diaz Commemorated Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. presented a proclamation to The Bronx HIV CARE Network/Montefiore Medical Center as part of the commemoration of the National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2009 (NLAAD), an initiative by the Hispanic Federation, the Latino Commission on AIDS and over 250 national organizations promoting AIDS prevention. (From left) Adriene Rosell, Casa…

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Bronx Borough President Diaz Announces the Creation of the Disability Advisory Council

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month On Wednesday, October 7, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined by the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Matthew Sapolin, and the Executive Director of Bronx Independent Living Services, Brett Eisenberg, announced the creation of the Bronx Borough President’s Disability Advisory Council (BxBPDAC),…

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Borough President Diaz Decries School Aide Layoffs

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has blasted the City’s move to layoff over 700 public school aides and support titles. The first round of those layoffs is scheduled to take place today. “These school aides play a critical support role in our public schools, and without their services the classroom experiences of our children…

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

From left: Gloria Cruz, from Million Mom March, Tanisha Santiago and Yvette Montañez, Santiagos’s sister and mother, and the Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. On Wednesday, September 30, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined the organization Million Mom March and members of the community of Mott Haven during a vigil to remember and…

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Mr. Diaz Goes to Washington

Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. made his first official visit to the Capitol to discuss policy with federal leaders, both of New York’s senators, and members of the State’s congressional delegation. During his one-day trip to Washington, D.C., Borough President Diaz met with Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, former Bronx Borough President…

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