Tag Archives: Politics

SNAP Scam
Fraude en SNAP

A former employee of the city’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for...
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Imperiled still: Immigration detainees
Todavía en peligro: Inmigrantes detenidos

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will be ending its contracts with private prisons, but watchdog groups point out that the Department of...
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Trash Talkers
En la zona

Priorizar lo privado. Un nuevo estudio indica que establecer zonas de recogida de residuos comerciales...
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“Every child matters”
“Cada niño importa”

The City Council has announced it will provide an additional $1.5 million in funding to the Immigrant Health Initiative to support...
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Championing the Heroes of Clay
Homenajeados los “héroes de la vida real”

Cuando vio el humo, Iván Maestre no dudó. Un trabajador de mantenimiento en el No. 1248 de la avenida Clay, un edificio de...br>In-English

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Wall Ball Wonders
Maravillas del ‘Wall Ball’

Many New Yorkers can remember hours of fun playing handball at a neighborhood or schoolyard court. Now, the sport...
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“Don’t stop now”
“No se detenga ahora”

Homeless individuals and supportive housing advocates have been staging a weekly gathering outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s...
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Gutting the gap
Destripar la brecha

Se trata de la equidad de la economía. Buscando aliviar la brecha salarial entre hombres y mujeres, la defensora pública...
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Wage Wrestlers
Se recuperan $4 millones en salarios atrasados

El Gobernador Andrew Cuomo anunció que su Grupo de Trabajo para Combatir la Explotación de los Trabajadores...
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The Song of Sonia
La canción de Sonia

They spent the year exploring concepts of "home."
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Drawing of Destiny
Jugada del destino

This is a lottery like no other. New York State has unveiled a program that will cover the application fee for U.S. citizenship...
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Pier Run
Un muelle modelo

It’s a pier for the public. The first public accessible waterfront site in the Bronx south of East 149th Street is coming...
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Embracing Espaillat
Abrazando a Espaillat

The bitter campaign to succeed Charles Rangel as Congressional representative of the 13th District...
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Washington Heights, D.C.
Es pa’lla que va

Mr. Espaillat is going to Washington. It appears that Adriano Espaillat achieved victory late Tuesday...
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Wright at the Rail
Wright en el carril

No rest for the weary.In the closing stretch of a long primary campaign, the candidates canvassed the streets...
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On periods, a new parity
Atacando al tabú

When Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland began to press ahead on legislation associated with feminine hygiene products, some began to call her names...
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Meal Makers
Fabricantes de Comidas

The city’s Department of Education (DOE) is set to provide free breakfast and lunch to millions of children with its 2016 Summer Meals program...
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“No more children dying”
“No más niños muriendo”

Shanduke McPhatter has devoted several years of his life working to prevent gun violence. Yet he was not able to save his brother from becoming...
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Faith as First Aid
Aclamando auxilios

This past Sunday, school was in session. During what was billed a “Weekend of Faith,” First Lady Chirlane McCray led a contingent of leaders from the De Blasio administration...
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Watching and Waiting
Mirando y esperando

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas...
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Top billing at breakfast
Desayuno dinámico

There were plaudits for school parents. On Thurs., May 19, Senator Jeff Klein hosted his annual Educational Leadership Breakfast, to honor...
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Election Day Problems?
¿Problemas el día de las elecciones?

If you experienced a problem or barrier to voting in the April 19, 2016 Primary Election, please share your experience with...
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Mark of change
Señal de cambio

El reverendo aun esta en revolución. La Red de Acción Nacional (NAN por sus siglas en inglés), del reverendo Al Sharpton...
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Reform and record
Un llamado para cambio en interrogaciones

Raymond Santana lost seven years of his life in prison for a crime he didn't commit. He's now looking to ensure that other innocent people don't suffer the same fate.
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Berning in the Bronx
Bernie en el Bronx

They said they had never seen anything like it. Over 18,500 residents from across New York flocked to the South Bronx...
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Wage War Won
Triunfo de ley

It was a Major win. “Never before have so many workers in so many places won a common demand,” said Alvin Major.
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Sweet Stuff
Cosas dulces

Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein joined Fred and Marilyn Casaburi at the Ninth...
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#AutumnInNYC

As the air gets cooler, the colors get warmer, the city offers one last burst of color as the leaves change. All are invited to celebrate the season by entering the photo contest #AutumnInNYC...
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Faces of Faith
Rostros de Fe

Al igual que muchos residentes, Mamdadou Drame está a la espera de la visita del papa Francisco a finales de este mes.
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Brakes on de Blasio
Freno a de Blasio

Not so fast. The Transit Workers Union (TWU) has filed suit against Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City of New York, claiming that Vision Zero is unconstitutionally vague.
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Show of Pride
Muestra de orgullo

On Thurs., Feb. 12th, Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. hosted “A Century of African-American Life, Heritage and Culture,” his Annual African-American Heritage Celebration...
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“I’m still Carl”
“Todavía soy Carl”

The Speaker was in the House. Recently appointed State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie joined the Rev. Al Sharpton...
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Proud of service
Orgulloso del servicio

El jueves 15 de junio, DNAinfo.com publicó un artículo sobre una demanda presentada por Carmen Díaz-Santiago...
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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4th

Tuesday, November 4th is the General Election day for a number of elected offices, including the New York State Assembly and Senate and the Offices of Governor and State Attorney General. Make your voice heard and cast your vote. Polls will be open from 5:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

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Remedy and restitution
Remedio y restitución

Las personas que obtengan servicios de dos organizaciones de inmigración fraudulentas son elegibles para compensación de un fondo de restitución de $2.2 millones...
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“A broken institution”
“Una institución descompuesta”

Una investigación del gobierno federal ha descubierto el uso de fuerza excesiva e innecesaria por parte de oficiales correccionales contra reclusos varones adolescentes en Rikers Island, según un informe publicado el lunes 4 de agosto....
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