Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses

Elected Officials, Advocates, and Public Defenders Gather to Introduce Groundbreaking New Bill to Protect Immigrants from Unlawful ICE Arrests at Courthouses The Protect Our Courts Act would prohibit federal immigration agents from making arrests without a judicial warrant and is the first-of-its-kind nationally   NEW YORK – June 5, 2018 – New York Assemblymembers Michaelle…

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FIVE-BOROUGH BIKE SHARE: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES DOCKLESS BIKESHARE THIS SUMMER IN THE ROCKAWAYS, CONEY ISLAND, THE CENTRAL BRONX AND ON THE NORTH SHORE OF STATEN ISLAND

Communities in four boroughs will all see bike share by July; Pilot will allow City to evaluate a range of different dockless companies, including those offering pedal-assist bikes NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced neighborhoods in boroughs outside Manhattan that would host dockless bike share pilots this summer.  Starting in July, the pilots will…

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The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, and Altice USA Partner to Promote Education Success and College Accessibility

The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, and Altice USA Partner to Promote Education Success and College Accessibility Launches First “Coalition Day” for Educators, Students and Families LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.: The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (the Coalition), comprised of members from 148 distinguished colleges and universities committed to making college a reality…

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BP DIAZ TO MAYOR: ‘RIGHT TO COUNSEL’ MUST COME FASTER

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has written a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio urging the administration to speed up the full implementation of Intro 214-B, a.k.a. “Right to Counsel,” which secured legal representation for low-income tenants in New York City’s housing courts among other benefits. In particular, Borough President Diaz is urging the…

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. poses with the crowd of thousands that attended the 2018 Bronx Week Concert and Festival on Mosholu parkway on May 20, 2018.

BRONX WEEK 2018 CLOSES WITH A BANG!

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council co-hosted the grand finale of Bronx Week 2018. The day’s events included an induction ceremony for this year’s Bronx Walk of Fame honorees on the Grand Concourse as well as a parade, concert and food and arts festival on…

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Borough President Diaz & Congressman Espaillat File Disciplinary Grievance Against New York Attorney Following Outcry from Constituents  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. sent a letter and filed a formal legal complaint to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Department of the New York State Unified Court System against New York attorney identified as Aaron Schlossberg following a viral racist rant captured online after…

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