Tag Archives: Politics/government

Strivers in Scholarship
Luchadores becados

They are a can-do quintet. The five winners of the 2017 Carey Gabay Scholarship Program, now in its second year, were announced this past...
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Challenging the Transgender Military Ban
Desafiando la prohibición militar de los transgéneroes

Civil rights organizations have filed lawsuits to block President Donald Trump's ban on military service by transgender people from going into effect...
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NYPD help stations installed in four Bronx parks
Estaciones de ayuda del NYPD instaladas 

NYC Parks and the New York City Police Department have installed blue light emergency call boxes in four Bronx parks. As part of a pilot program...
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Seeking Shelter
Buscando refugio

Don’t kick them out. Homeless LGBTQ youth and advocates rallied on the steps of City Hall on August 24 to call for the city to extend the age...
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Badge of Parity
Distintivo de igualdad

“Be prepared.” The motto of the Girl Scouts, the youth organization founded in 1912, is simple enough. And when New York Congresswoman...
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Eyes on ICE 
Ojos sobre ICE 

40 en 100 días. ICE crece y los legisladores están presionando para que sus agentes sean grabados. A raíz del aumento de los arrestos de inmigrantes...
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Request Denied
Solicitud rechazada

Se la han negado. A Amanda Morales-Guerra, la inmigrante guatemalteca refugiada en la iglesia Holyrood en Washington Heights mientras intenta...
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Flipping the Script
Cambiando los guiones

Este crédito apunta a un reparto más amplio. Líderes de la industria del entretenimiento se han unido con legisladores estatales para instar...
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Don’t pull plug on Televisión Dominicana, Public Advocate urges 
No desenchufen la Televisión Dominicana, pide la defensora pública

Una importante red de cable en español podría ser retirada de miles de suscriptores de la ciudad de Nueva York, y la defensora pública Letitia James...
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Dangers Ahead
Peligro Inminente

El alcalde de Blasio ha fijado metas loables y ambiciosas para crear empleos y apoyar a las Empresas Propiedad de Mujeres y Minorías...
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“We’re going to challenge immoral”
“Vamos a desafiar lo inmoral”

She sought sanctuary — and has earned a stay. A Washington Heights church is providing refuge to a Guatemalan immigrant mother facing...
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Haven for Housing
Refugio para la vivienda

Appropriate. Officials gathering to break ground recently on an affordable housing complex‎ noted that the work of its namesake – civil rights icon...
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The Pied-à-terre Plan
El plan “pied-à-terre”

It’s his version of a millionaire’s tax. Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese wants to address the city's homelessness crisis by taxing overseas investors...
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“Shame”
“Vergüenza”

No se dan por vencidos. La familia de Ramarley Graham, el desarmado adolescente del Bronx al que el agente de la policía Richard Haste disparó...
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Snipping SNAP
Reporte: recortes propuestos golpearían duro a los neoyorquinos

Un nuevo análisis del presupuesto propuesto por el presidente Donald Trump muestra que despojaría a miles de millones de neoyorquinos...
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College Access for All
El acceso universitario para todos

Como muchos neoyorquinos, fui la primera de mi familia en ir la universidad. Nunca había pensado en esa posibilidad hasta que a mediados de...
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Colors of Pride
Los colores del orgullo

“She deserves it.” Genesis Villella lauded her mother, fallen New York Police Officer Miosotis Familia, as she accepted the recognition granted...
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#JusticeforPedro
#JusticiaParaPedro

Defensores de justicia penal y funcionarios electos se reunieron el 10 de agosto en la oficina del fiscal del distrito del Bronx para mostrar apoyo a Pedro...
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They’re with Her
Están con ella

No se trata de ella. La senadora estatal Andrea Stewart-Cousins habló en un mitin llevado a cabo por líderes demócratas en apoyo a convertirla...
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“We treat the entire family”
“Tratamos a la familia completa”

This week marks National Health Center Week, a time to acknowledge the community-based and operated healthcare facilities that serve...
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Talking the Bronx – 08.16.17
Hablando del Bronx – 08.16.17

The Bronx Museum of the Arts invites all for Family Night at Willis Avenue Community Garden on Sat., Aug. 26th from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The event...
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Election Television
Hora de elección

Tune in for straight talk. Voters will now have the opportunity to hear straight from the candidates running for City Council...
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New funding fix?
¿Solución por impuesto?

He’s calling it the “fair fix” to the transit system crisis. After being pushed by transit advocates to back a plan for reduced price Metrocards for low-income subway...
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The canvas of contention
La lucha sobre el lienzo

Politics is sure-fire fodder for art. That’s true in two new exhibits by Washington Heights artist Andrea Arroyo. Known for colorful...
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Remote Relief
Alivio a distancia

Slay your summons – without having to leave home. New York City residents are now able to fight summonses from numerous city agencies...
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Quality Review
Revisión de Calidad

A report that looks in depth at how climate change is impacting crops has found that they are being robbed of nutrition, and warns that there will be...
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Going big in the borough
A lo grande en el condado

It was a fruit-ful Friday. A section of East 167th Street in the Bronx came alive late last month.  Music filled the air, a singer crooned out familiar...
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Boots Boost
Las botas y los bomberos

These boots are meant for fighting. The City Council has allotted $4 million in funding to provide a much-needed second pair of boots to all New York City Fire Department (FDNY) firefighters...
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Aghast at Stagg
¿Estafado por Stagg?

Bait and switch. That is what City Councilmember Andy King says has happened at a residential building located within his district...
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A makeover, and memories, at Saw Mill
Una renovación, y recuerdos, en Saw Mill

Donde otros ven montones de tierra, Elaine Cintrón ve un rayo de esperanza. Ella miró recientemente el estado actual del parque infantil...
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Another Chance
Otra oportunidad

Los residentes que buscan la redención deben ir a la iglesia este sábado. Darcel D. Clark, fiscal del distrito de Bronx, junto con socios de la...
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Subsidy Sabotage
Sabotaje de subvenciones

Ending federal health insurance subsidies would make prices go up almost immediately, according to some healthcare advocates. Following...
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A Change for All
Un Cambio para todos

¿Qué pueden hacer los neoyorquinos para impulsar un aire más sano y un futuro mejor para nuestros hijos? Como pediatra formada en salud ambiental...
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Transgender ban sparks protests
Prohibición provoca protestas

Neoyorquinos salieron a las calles el miércoles para protestar por el anuncio del presidente Trump de que no se permitirá a los individuos...
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Workers rally behind action plan
Trabajadores se unen al plan de acción

The summer of hell is getting hotter. Transit Workers Union Local 100 (TWU) has launched a new campaign calling out Mayor Bill de Blasio for...
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The ‘Respect’ Rally
La manifestación del respeto

The right to counsel meant the right to rally – and even party a bit. In a celebration best described as jubilant, elected officials and housing...
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