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Totally Tomatoes Weekend August 10th & 11th.  Visit the
Edible Academy for a weekend with this favorite summer fruit:
Tastings, cooking demonstrations, and gardening activities.

Read more...


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...

Draft Plan Bronx Bus Network Redesign is a first look at how
we can improve the bus service we provide in the Bronx

to benefit the greatest number of customers. The Bronx Bus Network has not substantially changed in decades. So, we're taking a fresh look at how bus service in the Bronx can provide  shorter travel times, shorter wait times, and accurate, real-time information on when the next bus will arrive. Give us your feedback and join an Open House through August 1st (schedule) 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...


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........
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Get Free Summer Meals from June 27th to August 30th
for all children 18 years old and under. 
Available at Public Schools, Community Pool Centers, Public Parks, Libraries, New York City Housing Authority locations. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or
lunch meal. All details 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.....

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PBBX Community Affairs presents Harmony Day Picnic
on Tuesday, July 23rd
at Van Courtlandt Park South and Broadway. Enjoy food, fun, games, prizes and surprises for everyone!  For more info please call PBBX Community Affairs Unit at 718-299-4503/4504. Flyer here...

Bronx Hospitality Meet & Greet on Wednesday, July 24th, at 3 PM. Running a restaurant or nightlife establishment in NYC is tough. Join The NY Hospitality Alliance and the Third Ave BID for a candid discussion with your peers about the regulatory issues and trends impacting your business. This free event is intended
only for restaurant and nightlife operators.  Register
here...

The 1st Bronx Anti-Bullying Fair will be held on Thursday, July 25th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Join us at Claremont Park East 170th Street, Bronx,  an opportunity for social services and other resources to be at arms reach for the community, especially those who have been affected by bullying. There will be youth and family activities, food and refreshments, music, and performances. Free Event! Register here...

Join Vanessa L. Gibson for Summer Movie Nights on
July 26th and August 2nd.
Free Popcorn, showing start Fridays
at 8 PM. Bring your chairs and blankets. Flyer here...

Join the World Science Festival and Con Edison on Saturday, July 27th for this larger-than-life, touring event where the wondrous properties of science, technology, engineering, and math collide. Filled with interactive demos, hands-on activities, and enormous exhibitions, this FREE program unleashes everyone’s inner scientist.  From 10 AM - 4 PM at the Apex Center Lehman College, FREE and open to the public. RSVP not required, but encouraged here...

Doctors Without Borders will be in Queens, NY on Wednesday, July 31st
  Please join this recruitment info session, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières. . This is your opportunity to meet a recruitment team for a variety of medical and non-medical positions and to learn about how you can join our pool of dedicated aid workers. Read more...

Bronx Summer Business Bootcamp on Thursday, August 1st.  Ever thought of starting your very own business? Tired of working for someone else? Do you know where to go to get started? SBA knows what you need and will help you get started! Join us at the Belmont Library & Enrico Fermi Cultural Center every Thursday from 2 - 4 pm in August and get yourself started for Free. See the details and register here...

Ghana Fest-NY 2019 by National Ghana Parade Council,
a display of Ghanaian culture and heritage, will be held
on Saturday, August 3rd
from 12 - 6 PM at. Crotona Park .  Register here...

Bronx Terminal Market's Annual Rooftop Films are back
on Tuesday, August 13th. Celebrate the summer with a FREE, family friendly film series under the stars on parking level 6. Flyer here..

Woodlawn trolly tour on August 17th will visit Greats of Jazz & Vaudeville in celebration of the greatest performers from 100 years ago.  Each stop will include a brief talk about the entertainer along with a 78rpm record played on a an antique crack-up Victrola.  We anticipate tour selling out quickly, so register here.....

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..

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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.


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                                      
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 a gree 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."

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...


                     Help a Stranger Have a Meal Today

 

provides energy savings
and rebates for your
home or business.

What's Happening
in the Bronx?
CLICK 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...

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?


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