As City Budget Talks Intensify, Largest Ever Coalition of Advocates Rallies for Fair Fares with Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Elected Officials 

As budget talks advance, the Riders Alliance and Community Service Society announced an expanded base of support, including 53 elected officials and 68 anti-poverty, transit, labor, homeless, civil rights and other advocates, calling on the City to fund half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers City Hall–On Wednesday, April 11, an unprecedented coalition of New York City-based…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL BRONX GOSPEL CONCERT

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the second annual “Generation Fest…Bridging the Gap through Music” Bronx Gospel Concert at the Dreiser Loop Community Center in Co-op City. The concert was co-sponsored by United Healthcare Community Plan, AlphaCare by Magellan Health, AgeWell New York, Blue Ocean Health Solutions, WellCare Health…

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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION INVESTMENT TO ADDRESS HEALTH HAZARDS AND IMPROVE LIVING CONDITIONS AT NYCHA

Governor Signs Executive Order Declaring State of Emergency to Expedite Repairs and Immediately Address Public Health Crises Plaguing Tenants  Requires Selection of Independent Emergency Manager to Oversee Construction and Repairs to Combat Decades of Mismanagement To Accelerate Critical Repairs, FY 2019 Budget Includes Design/Build Authorization for NYCHA Builds on State’s Historic $300 Million Funding Commitment…

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BP DIAZ CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Women’s History Month Celebration, honoring women who have contributed to the growth and promotion of our borough, our city and our nation. The event featured a panel discussion on the many obstacles women have had to conquer throughout our nation’s history and…

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