Community Affairs

Committee for Effective Leadership Announces 2015 Honorees

Committee for Effective Leadership Announces 2015 Honorees

The Committee for Effective Leadership has announced its honorees for its April 26, 2015 awards luncheon: Mr. Patrick Devine, Veteran, co-Founder of The Bronx Veteran’s Day Parade; Hon. Joe McManus, Labor Leader, Member, NYS Democratic Committee; Hon. Joan Millman, former […]

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 2 (Video)

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 2 (Video)

Last night on BronxTalk, host Gary Axlebank gave community leaders a chance to respond to the Department of City Planning and Housing Preservation and Development representatives who appeared on last week’s show looking at ‘The Jerome-Cromwell Study’. Monday’s show featured discussion surrounding community engagement, union […]

BP DIAZ TO DISCUSS RECENT TRIP TO ISRAEL

BP DIAZ TO DISCUSS RECENT TRIP TO ISRAEL

On Thursday, March 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host a discussion and question and answer session on his recent visit to Israel.   The event will take place at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5626 Arlington Avenue, Bronx, NY, […]

Councilman Andy King

CM KING BRINGS CONSTITUENT SERVICES DIRECTLY TO NYCHA RESIDENTS

BRONX — In order to better serve his constituents beyond the hours of 9-5, New York City Council Member Andy King and his staff will be hosting “Constituent Services Night” every other week at a different NYCHA housing development in […]

Morris Park Community Association Honors Chris Di Costanzo

Morris Park Community Association Honors Chris Di Costanzo

There was dinner, dancing, and laughter this past Saturday at The Morris Park Community Association’s 41st annual dinner dance at the Marina del Rey. Over 300 people attended to include leaders from many other communities as well as city-wide and […]

CITY COUNCIL HONORS DC 37 FOR EBOLA RESPONSE

CITY COUNCIL HONORS DC 37 FOR EBOLA RESPONSE

  (New York, NY) On March 11, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (center) and other council member presented a proclamation to several District Council 37 leaders in appreciation of their members’ heroic efforts during the recent Ebola health crisis.  Among the […]

Congressman José E. Serrano stands in solidarity with members of 32BJ SEIU at a rally outside Bronx Borough Hall to demand fair wages and work benefits. (03/11/2015)

Serrano and 32BJ Residential Workers Rally

(The Bronx, NY)  Congressman José E. Serrano joined hundreds of 32BJ SEIU residential workers on Wednesday March 11 at a rally outside Bronx Borough Hall to demand fair wages and work benefits. Thousands of residential service workers who work in […]

Congressman José E. Serrano spoke at the Community Advisory Boards of Lincoln Medical Center, Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center, and Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Center Eleventh Annual Legislative Summit. (03/13/2015)

Serrano Addresses Bronx Health Legislative Summit

Today, Congressman Serrano spoke at the Community Advisory Boards (CABs) of Lincoln Medical Center, Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center, and Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Center Eleventh Annual Legislative Summit. The purpose of the summit is to develop a […]

Bronx Jobs and the Environment: Beyond the Zero Sum

Bronx Jobs and the Environment: Beyond the Zero Sum

On Wednesday March 18, the Center for Bronx Nonprofits presents a public conversation on Bronx Jobs and the Environment, 11:30 AM -1:00 PM, on the second floor of the Savoy Building, 120 East 149th Street in the Bronx. Christina Ficicchia, Executive Director, Empire […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

BP Diaz Teams Up with Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins Big Brothers Big Sisters  for Day of Service (Bronx NY) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) for a Day of […]

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 1 (Video)

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 1 (Video)

‘The Jerome Avenue Study’, plans to create a new Bronx community on 73 blocks along Jerome Avenue.

FIRST EVER STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS TONIGHT IN HARLEM

FIRST EVER STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS TONIGHT IN HARLEM

NYC FAITH LEADERS GATHER FOR THE FIRST STATE OF THE CHURCH ADDRESS AS PART OF THE HEALING OF OUR CITY MOVEMENT   Tonight, hundreds of faith leaders, elected officials and laypersons are expected to gather for a historic, first-ever State of the Church […]

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

R.A.I.N. Agrees To Reimburse $800K in Misused Medicaid Funds

Attorney General Schneiderman announced a settlement with nonprofit Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc., (RAIN), a home attendant service provider in the Bronx, for the misuse of Medicaid funds. The Attorney General’s investigation found that, from 2003 to 2008, RAIN’s […]

BIG TURNOUT FOR ALLERTON AVENUE HOMEOWNERS AND TENANTS ASSOC. DINNER

BIG TURNOUT FOR ALLERTON AVENUE HOMEOWNERS AND TENANTS ASSOC. DINNER

Saturday night February 28, 2015 the Allerton Avenue Tenants and Home held is 38th Anniversary Dinner Dance at Marina del Rey. As a proud and founding member since its inception in 1975 I believe I have attended every one of […]

Haile Rivera Joins Faith In New York Team

Haile Rivera Joins Faith In New York Team

Faith in New York (FINY) recently announced via email the hiring of its new Bronx Lead Organizer, Haile Rivera. Haile brings a wealth of experience in both non-profit service and advocacy worlds and will help further develop Faith in New […]