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Dig! Plant! Grow! at the Edible Academy. The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, Squash
have been favorite crops to grow together for hundreds of years.  Learn about
the Native Americans who grew them and take home "make your own" projects
from September 10th - October 11, 2019.

911 Memorial Ceremony to be held Wednesday, September 11th at the 9-11 Memorial at FDNY Engine 72, 3929 East Tremont Avenue, at 7 PM. Also on September 11th, a solemn ceremony will be held at 8:30 AM at the Memorial Garden on the Jacobi Medical Center campus (entrance located adjacent to building 2). Flyer  here...

Creating Content Your Customers Will Value will be held on Wednesday, September 11th, from 12:30 - 3:00 PM at the Allerton Library. Entrepreneurs at any stage will define what content will build that loyalty with their customers. Details here...

“Business Networking & Making New Customer Connections.Join SoBRO's 21st Annual Bronx Biz Opportunities Expo on Thursday, September 12th, from 9 AM - 2 PM, at the Metropolitan College of New York, Bronx. Expo is a free event specially held for NYC business owners (existing businesses/entrepreneurs) to find all of the resources they need to become better business owners. Register here...

A Day of Remembrance will be hosted by Bronx Borough
President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx County on Thursday, September 12th.
Please join us at Lou Gehrig Plaza to pay homage to our neighbors who perished on September 11, 2001.  To confirm your attendance, please see the
Flyer here...

Our Bahamian neighbors need our help: Please join us at the Bahamas Hurricane Relief Drive on Friday, September 13th, from 12 - 6 PM. Needed items include canned goods and cases of bottled water. Drive to be held at Assemblyman Heastie’s Office on 1446 E. Gun Hill Road, Bronx. Flyer here...

Join the 13th Annual Woodlawn Run for a Cause on Saturday, September 14th, at 10 AM. Our mission is to raise awareness and funds for a variety of causes in the Bronx and Yonkers, while encouraging good physical health. Over the past 12 years, more than 2,500 runners and walkers have completed the 3.1 mile course. Register here...

Boogie on the Boulevard 6th Annual Celebration of art, active living, and public space in the Bronx, will be held on Sunday, September15th, from 2 – 6 PM on Grand Concourse between 162nd – 170th Street. The center lanes of the Grand Concourse are closed to cars, and open to a world of culture, community, and fun. Read more...

Celia Cruz Event - Sunday, September 15, 2019. This
one-of-a-kind concert will take place outdoors on the beautiful
Woodlawn Cemetery grounds, rain or shine, and will feature the music of Celia Cruz and other Latin American Artists. The Celia Cruz & Pedro Knight mausoleum will be open for viewing from
9 AM - 2 PM and the Woodlawn Conservancy Trolley will escort passengers to and from the concert to the mausoleum.
Free event details here...

Community Resource Fair: A free event on September 17th  from 2 - 7 PM. at Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, 3061 Bainbridge Ave. Free housing, financial, legal and health services, and information from eight non-profits and two city agencies. To RSVP/partner, or for more information call UNHP at (718) 933-2539.

Tango in the Park by NYC Parks: Arts, Culture & Fun on  September 21st from 1 - 3 PM  at Poe Park Visitor Center. Ever wanted to visit Argentina? The home of the romantic Tango? Join us for a Taste of Tango in celebration of the National Day of Dance. No partner neeeded for all levels of ability. Free Registration here...

Bronx Silver Screen Trolley Tour: On September 21st, the Woodlawn Conservancy partners with The Bronx Historical Society for a one-of-a-kind trolley tour. From 12 - 5 PM, hop on the brand new Woodlawn Trolley and take a ride back in time as we celebrate the film industry in The Bronx. This tour may sell out quickly so tickets must be purchased in advance here...

Immerse yourself in lush gardens and vibrant art of Roberto
Burle Marx,
a force of nature in Brazil through his bold landscapes, vibrant art and passionate commitment to plant conservation. Through September 29th. This is the largest New York Botanical Garden exhibition ever!  Read more...

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

is a threat
to justice

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

Find them  on Instagram here.....


Bronx Community Board 6 is hiring a part-time Community Associate. The selected candidate will have, under supervision
of the District Manager, latitude for independent decision and
action. See the full description here...

BCA is Hiring: Apply for an exciting job opportunity as Executive Assistant and join the team in a fast growing organization.  More information and  job here...

The Bronx Council of the Arts Community Engagement
Grant application cycle is now open. 
Funding for artists,
arts organizations and culture projects in The Bronx is available
for our Arts Fund, Community Arts and New Work grants. The applications deadline is October 7, 2019 Read more...
Applicants are strongly encouraged to Learn How to Apply for BCA grants to secure your funding for your arts and cultural activities at one of the 3 dates listed below:
 September 7th...
September 21st...
September 25th...

CityMeals Dineout through September 2019:
Since 1984,
some of the city’s most philanthropic foodies have indulged in
the ultimate fine dining experience through the annual CityMeals Dineout, knowing that every dollar they donate to dine goes
directly to preparation and delivery of meals. Over the years, the
program  has raised over $17 million – enough to fund more than
2 million nutritious meals for homebound elderly New Yorkers.
To purchase a table or for more details please visit CityMeals here..

Bronx Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
. Bronx Hospitals are requesting your support in completing and distributing the 2019 Community Health Survey. This survey seeks to gather community data that will help set priorities and coordination efforts, to address local public health problems. Survey here...

.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.

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


"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                                      

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..

Ticket To Work Open House - Jobs For Disabled Bronx Residents.  Multiple Dates through December 17th. America Works Is An Employment Network With The U.S. Social Security Administration's Ticket To Work Employment Program. Find details and links to RSVP for multiple dates of events here...

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.

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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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...

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...

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.

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

Looking for more events? Find them here...






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