BP Diaz & CM Greenfield Host Latino/Jewish Networking Event

On Monday, July 27, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Brooklyn City Council Member David Greenfield co-hosted a citywide Latino/Jewish networking event in Manhattan. The event, which brought together over 150 leaders from across the city, was designed to create dialogue between government and other professionals from both communities in order to discuss shared…

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Bronx Unemployment Drops Again

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising new job numbers from the New York State Department of Labor, which show another drop in the borough’s unemployment rate and a significant increase in the county’s labor participation rate. “We are creating more jobs in The Bronx, and more and more Bronxites are finding work,” said…

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Mayor de Blasio and NYCEDC Launch Sixth Annual NYC BigApps Competition — Challenging NYC’s Tech Innovators to Find Lasting Solutions to Four of the City’s Most Pressing Issues

NYC BigApps 2015 Will Address Challenges Identified in Mayor’s OneNYC Plan: Affordable Housing, Zero Waste, Connected Cities and Civic Engagement Microsoft, AOL and More Than Two Dozen Tech and Civic Partners to Support Civic Tech Innovators with Prizes and In-Kind Support NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced the launch…

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Hostos Opens College’s First Large Farmers Market with GrowNYC

July 14, 2015 (Bronx, NY) – The Bronx spoke out, and Hostos Community College listened. With a shortage of fresh fruit and vegetables being a major concern for Bronxites who are looking to live more healthy lifestyles, Hostos partnered with GrowNYC to open a large farmers market at the College. The “Hostos Greenmarket” opened on…

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