Senior-Focused CSA Arrives in The Bronx

Making sure that Bronx residents have access to quality fruits and vegetables is a priority for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Today, Borough President Diaz launched a Bronx-based, senior-focused Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) initiative, as part of the “#Not62” Campaign for a Healthier Bronx. Borough President Diaz and the Mary Mitchell Family & Youth…

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BP Diaz & Bronx Youth Corps Beautify Community Garden

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and student volunteers participating in the Bronx Youth Corps came together to beautify Latinos Unidos Community Garden in Melrose. Activities included painting a mural, building garden boxes and planting new trees at the site. The Bronx Youth Corps is a youth service program that…

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NYC to Become First Jurisdiction in U.S. that will Guarantee Free Legal Representation for Low-Income Tenants in Housing Court

The Landmark Legislation, Known as the “Right to Counsel,” Offers Blueprint for Cities Across the Country New York, NY – The New York City Council today voted to pass Intro 214-B, a landmark bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson, that requires the NYC Office of Civil Justice to establish a program for legal representation…

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Bronx Children’s Museum Celebrates Official Groundbreaking

July 12, 2017 – The Executive Director of the Bronx Children’s Museum, Carla Precht, enthusiastically announced that “Construction on our long-awaited Museum facility will begin this summer under the supervision of the NYC Department of Design and Construction. To mark this historic and joyous occasion, we were proud to host a public Groundbreaking Ceremony on Wednesday, July 12. ”…

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The Bronx and China’s Songjiang District Sign ‘Sister City’ Agreement

On July 17, 2017, the Songjiang Peoples Government delegation from China’s Songjiang District of Shanghai, led by Deputy District Mayor Long Wanli, visited The Bronx to sign a friendship, or “sister city,” agreement with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and officially begin a long-standing relationship between the two governments. The agreement encourages bilateral investment not…

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