Historic Food & Hunger Program Coming to New York

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, advocates and more Discuss new USDA program allowing SNAP users to purchase groceries online Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney stood with hunger advocates and others at Part of the Solution (POTS) on Webster Avenue to discuss New York…

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BP’s Adams & Diaz Launch Gifted & Talented Education Task Force

Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the creation of a new “Gifted & Talented Education Task Force” to study issues surrounding gifted and talented education in New York City public schools, as well as the admissions process for the city’s specialized high schools. The newly created…

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Harvard’s Ash Center Announces Bright Ideas Cohort and Semifinalists for 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards

Cambridge, Mass. – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today more than 60 innovative government programs as part of the 2017 Bright Ideas initiative. This year’s cohort includes programs from all levels of government — school districts, county, city, state, federal agencies,…

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