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Rooted in Plants: Celebrate Black History through March 1, 2020. 
Learn more about the plants and seeds of Africa and the ways in which
they are used throughout the United States.  Read more


Black History Month exhibition will be on view until February 29th at Poe Park Visitor Center. Four featured artists who offer their interpretations of the Black experience through their artistic works.  Read more...

Call for Art: Deadline Monday, March 9th. Young New Yorkers between ages 10 and 24 are invited to submit artwork that explores issues of policing, criminal justice and police community relations.  Paintings, photography or drawings will be considered for use on the cover of the Civilian Complaint Review Board's (CCRB's) report on young people's interactions with the NYPD, which will be released in April 2020. All Details here...

Bronx Week 2020 will take place May 7th through May 17th. If your organization is planning to host an event during this
timeframe and would like to promote it in the Bronx Week Calendar of Events please submit the form  here...

Free Notary Public Services at Bronx Community Board
. All types of documents affidavits, acknowledgements, personal
letters, immigration documents, etc. Services provided by
Chairperson Emmanuel Martinez. Every Friday From 10 AM -
12 PM.
Flyer here.

Recruiting for Focus Group Participants from the South Bronx for Indoor Air Quality Focus Group
. We are currently seeking parents or guardians of children through age 5, that live
in Northern Manhattan or The South Bronx, for an hour of conversation about their smart phone applications, indoor air quality within their homes, and asthma. Participants will receive a $20 Amazon gift card for their time and participation. Teachers College, Columbia University. For more information contact
Mary-Andrée Ardouin-Guerrie
r, MA Doctoral Candidate via email here..

Hunts Point Library will host a Job Fair on Thursday,
February 20th. 
Participate by getting in front of decision
makers of over 40 hiring organizations.  11 AM - 4 PM. 
Details here...

2020 Census Job Fairs: Thursdays, February 20th at Edenwald Branch Library, and February 27th  at Wakefield Branch Library. Great pay and flexible hours. Census staff will be on hand to answer questions and assist with application process. Flyer here...

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.'s
 2020 State
of the Borough Reception will be held on Thursday, February 20th
from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse, Veterans' Memorial Hall. RSVP here...

Vendors License Workshop for Veterans and Civilians on February 22nd at Bronx Community Board #6. If you want to know the What and How of obtaining and utilizing a Vendor License or if you need support to start, complete or renew an application, join us from 10 AM - 2 PM. Read more...

Black History Month Trolley Tour at Woodlawn Cemetery Sunday on February 23rd. Hop on the brand new, state of the
art, heated Woodlawn Conservancy Trolley at 2:00 PM and take
a ride back in time as we celebrate Black History Month. Tickets are available here...

Dominican Heritage Celebration will be held on Thursday, February 27th.  Geraldine Estevez will be the Mistress
of Ceremonies at the Grand Slam Banquet Hall from 5:30 - 9:00 PM.  Join us to celebrate the honorees. Flyer here...

The 26th Bronx Parks Speak Up at Lehman College, our
annual community networking conference for park and environmental shareholders will be held on Saturday, February 29th.
Join us from 11 AM - 5 PM for Sustaining the Future with workshops, presentations and panel discussion.  Bring your reusable water bottle.  Earlier, there will be breakfast and a morning bicycle ride through Bronx parks and green spaces.  Details here...

The amazing Tats Cru

captures this icon and his
words on their mural in
 the Bronx at MLK Plaza.

is a threat
to justice everywhere"

Thanks, Tats Cru, for
continuing to brighten up
our community!

Find them on Instagram


R.A.I.N. is seeking talent to join the R.A.I.N. Family. We are interviewing for several positions offering comprehensive employee benefits package for full-time employees. Details here...

Bronx Children's Museum is looking for applicants to
fill several available opportunities

.The Continuing Education & Workforce Development
at Hostos Community College offers educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address  the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.  Visit Hostos...

Grow Your Business with BOEDC.  Bronx based small
businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and sectors
are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000 with help
from the Bronx Revolving Loan Fund   Loans can be
used as working capital, for the purchase of machinery or
equipment, inventory and accounts receivable.

What's happening in your neighborhood? Visit your Community Board for monthly minutes, meeting dates, and Community Events, Read the letter from Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr., explaining how important the Community Boards are to serving our neighborhoods.

Looking for more events? Find them here...

Introducing the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer
Coalition Volunteer Guide.
With more than 1.5 million adults age 60 or older living in New York City, the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer Coalition created an electronic guide to connect volunteers who want to serve older adults. See how you can help here...

Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?

On December 17th, Bronx Health REACH Health Disparities Workgroup presented Mayor Bill de Blasio with over 2,000 signed postcards from Bronx residents urging elected officials to make the health of the Bronx a priority.  Representatives requested that all NYC agencies make the Bronx a funding priority, and appoint a liaison from the Mayor's office to work with #Not62.  Read more...


You served us! The Bronx
and all of NYC serves you
with free classes, coaching
and more!
 Click here...


LGBT Friendly Senior Housing in NYC: SAGE is building the Crotona Senior Residences, a brand-new, LGBT-welcoming, affordable senior housing development in the Bronx. Read more..

"You want to tell people that their
desire for clean air and clean
water is elitist? 
Tell that to the kids in the south Bronx who are suffering
from the highest rates of childhood
asthma in the country.  Tell that to the families of Flint."

     -Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  (D-NY) Bonus Quote of the Day,  March 27, 2019 Political Wire by Taegan Goddard

Bronx Public School Fights for hip hop and arts education. Through a partnership with Bulova, PS 55 is getting the first-ever recording studio in a New York school, but its principal has a bigger mission planned. Art programs in public schools have long had the unfortunate luck of forever being in the crosshairs of budget cuts. Despite mountains of research extolling the benefits of incorporating music and art into curricula, the U.S. Department of Education’s 2020 budget proposal put “arts in education” on its list of programs to be eliminated, deeming that it has “limited impact.” Read the article published by FastCompany June 29, 2019  here...

For every immigrant New Yorker, there is free safe immigration legal help in your language, regardless of your
immigration status. 

Also read  "Know Your Rights: Federal Immigration Enforcement" Last updated July 12, 2019 "It is critically important for all, regardless of immigration status, to know that you have rights and protections under the law if you are approached by federal immigration enforcement in your home, on the street,
or in public."

Crime Victims Support Services, at 1138 Neill Ave., offers victims help in navigating the criminal justice system. Free confidential services include claim assistance, case follow-up, crisis counseling, and victim advocacy.. For more information, call (718) 823-4925.

provides energy savings
and rebates for your
home or business.

SSA Press Release - Scam Calls PSA: Please take
a moment to review the document (link below) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Office of Inspector General (OIG). A Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign has been launched in an effort to alert and inform the nation’s
public about these ongoing scam calls. This press release
also provides information on how to report the incident if they
receive the scam call. Read the press release here...

Third Avenue BID targets opioid crisis in South Bronx.
The Third Avenue BID in the South Bronx is working to combat the opioid epidemic. BID Executive Director Michael Brady says their offices overlook Roberto Clemente Plaza, where he says a lot of people go to
use drugs.
  He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
Read more...from News12 posted November 8, 2018

Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth
court in the Bronx,
which will train young people to serve
as jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to adjudicate real-life
cases involving their peers.

Unlikely alliance could rebuild America: From the
South Bronx
to Paterson, New Jersey to Broad Street,
, William “Billy” Procida knows what it takes to build in hardscrabble, inner-city neighborhoods. A general contractor turned developer turned fund manager, Procida
has a unique vantage point on the Qualified Opportunity Zone program, which aims to revitalize poor communities with redirected investment profits. Read more...

Stamp Out Mailbox Fishing: Important tips for Tax Time
mail your checks or money order at the Post Office only.
Protect Your $$$
. More tax time tips are available. Flyer here...

Bronx Organizations: Do you have any upcoming activities NY State of Health can take part in?.  The NYS Department of Health is making a huge push this upcoming Open Enrollment for Health Insurance t in the Bronx. If you have a community event you would like for the NYS Dep. of Health to attend to discuss Open Enrollment please contact: 518-474-3287. DTraecelle Carter ,Director of Outreach, New York State Department of Health, Albany. Information online here...

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What's Happening
in the Bronx?

Free Federal and State Income Tax Filing in the Bronx. By Appointment Only.
UNHP’s 2020 Tax Preparation Program is scheduling tax appointments for those who have received the necessary paperwork for the filing (1099, W-2, SSA etc…). Call (718) 933-2539 to make an appointment for select Wednesdays and Saturdays through April 8th. No Walk-ins, please. Full schedule here...

Bronx Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites you
 to build a brighter future for the children of the South Bronx, By
tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the change.
Join them in transforming communities through education —one family, one child at a time. They are seeking dedicated volunteers to provide tutoring and homework help to elementary, middle-school and/or high-school students at our South Bronx community center. For Details on Masa's After-school Program, Volunteering and Requirements click here...





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