On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. celebrated Eid al-Adha at the Muslim school holiday celebration at New Settlement Community Campus with Council Member Vanessa Gibson, Executive Director of New Settlement Apartments Jack Doyle and other community leaders. While in the New York State Assembly, Diaz introduced legislation seeking to create public school holidays for the two holiest days on the Muslim calendar, Eid-Ul-Adha and Eid-Ul-Fitr.