BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT VANESSA L. GIBSON RELEASES FY’2023 CAPITAL BUDGET WITH EDUCATION AND TECH EQUITY RECEIVING 59% OF $24.6 MILLION BUDGET

HOUSING AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS TO ALSO BENEFIT “To achieve tech equity, we must eliminate the current digital divide that keeps our students from getting the best out of their education. Our budget addresses this head-on with the allocation of 14.5 million for Chrome Books, Carts, WiFi, Smart Board, Printers and more for over two dozen schools…

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BP VANESSA L. GIBSON JOINS WITH OTHER BOROUGH PRESIDENTS TO CALL FOR ADDITIONAL MONKEYPOX VACCINES FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

“As the latest figures from the City show that 618 New Yorkers have been diagnosed with Monkeypox, we are grateful to the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene for setting up a successful, well-organized, and well-attended mass vaccination site in the Bronx,” said Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson. “While 10% of…

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BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT VANESSA L. GIBSON JOINED FORCES WITH INSTACART AND WORD OF LIFE INTERNATIONAL FOR A WHITE HOUSE LISTENING SESSION AND FOOD GIVEAWAY

Instacart Donated 500 Bags of Free Groceries to Bronx Residents BRONX, NY – July 11, 2022 — On Monday, July 11, Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson, State Senator Luis R. Sepúlveda, New York City Council Member Diana Ayala, New York State Assembly Member Amanda Septimo, U.S. Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) and Instacart, the leading online…

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IN WAKE OF U.S. SUPREME COURT REVERSAL OF ROE V. WADE, BOROUGH PRESIDENT VANESSA L. GIBSON HOSTS PRESS CONFERENCE ON ABORTION ACCESS AND REPRODUCTIVE CARE

(Bronx, New York) On June 30th on the Steps of Borough Hall, Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and New York City Council Member Althea Stevens were joined by Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, Essen Healthcare Bronx Health Link and others to denounce the reversal of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court declaring…

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STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON ON NY STATE SUPREME COURT STRIKING DOWN MUNICIPAL VOTING LAW FOR NON-CITIZENS

“Today`s ruling by the New York State Supreme Court is beyond disappointing. Last year, elected officials and advocates rallied together to support municipal voting rights for immigrant New Yorkers who have too often been excluded from the electoral process despite their overwhelming contributions to our city. Every New Yorker deserves to have a say in…

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