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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.
 
Read more...



Have fun exploring the Spooky Pumpkin Garden at the NYBG through Thursday, October 31st.  Explore hordes of gourds and scarecrows during this "frightful" season. Read more...

Jerome Gun-Hill BID's Fall Festival will be held on Saturday October 12th from 12 - 6 PM on Jerome Avenue, between Mosholu Parkway and E Gun Hill Road. A day full of fun will include music, food, free arts and crafts activities, face painting,
a caricature artist, and a free paint your own pumpkin
patch. Rain or Shine!  RSVP here...

Everyone wears purple atThe Bronx Domestic Violence March to be held on Saturday, October 12th, starting at 11 AM at East 158th Street and 3rd Avenue. Bronx. The march will end at Mullaly Park with a reception around 4 PM. Music by DJ K. Nikki. Read more...

Nuevas Voces/New Voices in Latin Jazz. Thursday, October 17th At BMHC from7:00 - 9:00PM. Miguel Andres Tejada, pianist and director of the Dominican Ministry of Culture in New  York City, will perform with his trio, featuring drummer Francisco Mela and bassist Peter Slavov. Admission: $7, $5 for students & seniors and Free for kids 12 & under. Refreshments for sale. Read more...

Bronx Documentary Center's 5th Annual Photo Auction Benefit event will be held on Friday, October 25th in the new BDC Annex, celebrating our new building and 8th anniversary. Each ticket includes open bar, food from our favorite Bronx restaurants, and a performance by multi-GRAMMY award-nominee Bobby Sanabrial.  RSVP here....



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

"Injustice
anywhere
is a threat
to justice
everywhere"

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...

The Bronx Music Heritage Center's current exhibit, What We Bring: Immigrant Gifts, is curated by City Lore and features Bronx photographer, Tom Pich. Traditional artists who have made NYC their home are presented. along with the gifts they have brought with them from their homelands . Viewing Days here...

Path Through History - Italian Heritage Trolley Tour. Join Woodland Conservatory on October 12th, as we celebrate Italian Heritage Month and we investigate the memorials that were created by Italian sculptors and carvers. Only 30 spots available for this exclusive  tour so tickets must be purchased in advance. Read more...

Tour de Bronx 25th Anniversary on Sunday, October 27th: The largest free cycling event of New York State. Join thousands of participants cycling through the burgeoning neighborhoods, waterfronts and greenways of the borough. Details here...

Bronx Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
2019
. 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
Department
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.

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


Looking for more events? Find them here...
 


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

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. Read more...

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, 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...

 

 

 

 
 

                   

 

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