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.
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
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 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
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-Guerrier, MA
Doctoral Candidate via
Hunts Point Library will host a Job Fair on Thursday,
Participate by getting in front of decision
makers of over 40 hiring organizations. 11 AM - 4 PM.
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.
Bronx Borough President
Ruben Diaz Jr.'s 2020 State
the Borough Reception
will be held on Thursday, February
20th from 5:30 - 7:30
PM at the Bronx County
Veterans' Memorial Hall. RSVP
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.
Black History Month Trolley Tour at
Sunday on February 23rd. Hop on the brand new, state of the
Woodlawn Conservancy Trolley at 2:00 PM and take
a ride back in time as
we celebrate Black History Month. Tickets are
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.
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.
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.
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
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
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.
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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
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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?
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…). 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
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