State Senator Jeff Klein, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce launch Bronx H.I.R.E. Survivors Program to pair Domestic Violence Victims with Jobs

BRONX, NY – Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx Chamber of Commerce executives announced the Bronx H.I.R.E. Domestic Violence Survivors Job Readiness and Internship Program Wednesday, a new job training initiative that will lead victims of domestic violence on a path to financial independence. “Women who are victims of…

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BP Diaz & CM Espinal Introduce Legislation on ‘Nail & Beauty Salon’ Grading System

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Council Member Rafael Espinal, chair of the City Council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs, officially unveiled a legislative package relating to the creation of a letter grading system for cosmetology businesses, including nail salons, spas, barber shops, beauty parlors and other similar establishments throughout the five boroughs. This…

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FreshDirect Breaks Ground on New South Bronx Facility

FreshDirect officially broke ground on their new South Bronx facility on Monday, December 22, 2014. Pictured at the groundbreaking are (l to r) Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Freshdirect founder and CEO Jason Ackerman, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz and Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation President…

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Borough President Diaz Hosted Annual Chanukah Celebration

On Thursday, December 18, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Chanukah Celebration and Menorah Lighting Ceremony in the rotunda of The Bronx County Building. Here, Borough President Diaz is joined by (l to r) Rabbi Israel Greenberg of the Bronx Jewish Community Council, Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene, City Council Member…

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