Thank you to Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen, #ChefsForAmerica,
FOR THOSE IN NEED IN THE BRONX
March 27th: Greater New York Chamber of Commerce posts
applications open for small business relief program.
Access the application
Tax Day has been moved from April 15th to June 15th.
NYBG Suspension of all in-person events, on-site programs
and classes, and exhibitions, has been extended through
NYBG 18th Annual Orchid Show is closed and,
regrettably, will not reopen.
If you purchased an Orchid
Orchid Evening ticket, you will be automatically
and will receive an e-mail confirmation within
2–4 weeks. Thank you for your patience as
work remotely to process the large volume of
orders at hand.
COVID-19 updated information and
Montefiore Visitor Policy
New York Public Library location closures will be extended
beyond Tuesday, March 31st.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts will temporarily close to the
public. All upcoming programs are cancelled.
Woodlawn Conservancy has postponed all upcoming Free Trolley
Tours scheduled during April
The Partnerships for Parks Capacity
Fund Grant: Do you have an exciting project idea for your
local park, garden, or green space? We provide small
grants of up to $3,000 to strengthen the outreach,
membership, and program-planning capacity of community
groups who care for their neighborhood green spaces in all
five boroughs of NYC. Programs
cancelled...updates will be available here...
Large Group Show of Bronx Artists Opens on the Lower East Side
from March 19th - April 11th. Bronx
Now 2020 explores the burgeoning
community of Bronx-based artists
creating significant work in the
borough today. The location of the show in Manhattan
provides the perfect opportunity to reach a worldwide
audience. The exhibition is
organized by the curatorial team of
Laura James and Eileen Walsh, who
work under the name BXNYCreative.
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
Free Notary Public Services at Bronx
All types of documents affidavits,
letters, immigration documents,
etc. Services provided by
Chairperson Emmanuel Martinez. Every Friday From 10 AM -
Recruiting for Indoor Air Quality Focus Group
Participants from the South
Bronx. We are
currently seeking parents or guardians of children through
age 5, that
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
a $20 Amazon gift card for their time and participation. Teachers College, Columbia University. For
more information contact
Mary-Andrée Ardouin-Guerrier, MA
Doctoral Candidate via
The amazing Tats Cru
icon and his
words on their mural in
Bronx at MLK Plaza.
is a threat
to justice everywhere"
Thanks, Tats Cru, for
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
Bronx Children's Museum is looking for applicants to
fill several available opportunities
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
Grow Your Business with BOEDC. Bronx based
businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and sectors
are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000 with help
Bronx Revolving Loan Fund
Loans can be
used as working capital, for the purchase of machinery or
equipment, inventory and accounts receivable.
happening in your
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.
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
Bronx Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites
to build a brighter future for the children of the South
tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
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
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.
You served us! The Bronx
and all of NYC serves you
with free classes, coaching
and more! Click
Free Federal and State Income Tax Filing in the Bronx. By
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…). All
those with schedule appointments have been cancelled.
Call UNHP (718) 933-2539 with your questions or for a
referral or call 311 to find a free tax prep site near you.
Day has been moved from April 15th to June 15th.
The Universal Hip Hop Museum will
break ground in the
Bronx in 2020.
Built as a space for audiences, artists,
and technology to converge and create
unparalleled educational and
entertainment experiences, the museum
is slated to open in Bronx Point in 2023. The Museum is
collaborating with MIT and Microsoft. Read the article
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.
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
-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
every immigrant New Yorker, there is free safe
immigration legal help in your language, regardless of your
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
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
public about these ongoing scam calls. This press release
also provides information on how to report the incident if
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
He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an
antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
News12 posted November 8, 2018
Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth
court in the Bronx, which will train young people to
as jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to
cases involving their peers.
Unlikely alliance could rebuild America: From the
South Bronx to Paterson, New Jersey to Broad Street,
Philadelphia, William “Billy” Procida knows what it
takes to build in hardscrabble, inner-city neighborhoods. A
general contractor turned developer turned fund manager,
has a unique vantage point on the Qualified
Opportunity Zone program, which aims to revitalize
poor communities with redirected investment profits.
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.
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.
Help a Stranger Have a Meal Today,
in the Bronx?
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
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