BOROUGH PRESIDENTS GIBSON, LEVINE, RICHARDS, & REYNOSO ISSUE STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO HORRIFIC SHOOTING IN BUFFALO

“Our hearts are heavy, and our heads are bowed for our brothers and sisters in Buffalo. Saturday’s mass shooting at a local supermarket has devastated this community and our entire nation. We are saddened by this horrible act of racism and violence perpetrated against a local community of innocent residents grocery shopping on a Saturday…

BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON, THE BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL, HUMANA & ESSEN HEALTH CARE HOST BRONX WEEK 2022 KICK OFF

Bronx, NY — On Monday, May 2, 2022, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson joined with the Bronx Tourism Council, Humana, Essen Health Care, and other community partners to host a media preview and celebration to kickoff her FIRST Bronx Week at the Northeast Bronx YMCA. During the kick-off event, Borough President Gibson and The…

Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson, Amida Care & Essen Health Care Recognize National Transgender HIV Testing Day at Destination Tomorrow in the Bronx

BP Gibson and advocates outline health disparities faced by people of transgender experience in the Bronx, and encourage New Yorkers to get tested for HIV Bronx, NY — (April 19, 2022) On Monday, April 18, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and Amida Care, a not-for-profit New York community health plan, were joined by advocates…

Borough President Gibson speaks at a podium at a press conference.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON JOINS BIRTHING ADVOCATES TO CALL FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO COMBAT HIGH RATES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY

Bronx, NY — Today, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and Deputy Borough President Janet Peguero joined with birthing advocates to call on New York State to implement three policy recommendations to amplify the needs of Bronx birthing persons, and to reduce the high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women in the…