Tag Archives: Politics/government

Looking for a lift
Buscando un ascensor

The East 149th Street station, where the 2, 4 and 5 trains converge, has an elevator shaft. But no elevator. Commuters who use the station...
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I am not defeated
No estoy derrotada

Mientras esperamos celebrar el cinco de Mayo, haríamos bien en mirar más allá de las margaritas. Hoy también puede ser un día para observar...
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Canto con fuerza

33 por 33. Las mujeres descendieron en masa el pasado domingo 27 de abril. Muchas lucían camisetas de color rosa brillante y pañuelos azules atados...
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Wash and win
Lavar y ganar

Todo ha salido en el lavado. Los lavadores de coches, quienes son conocidos como se refieren a sí mismos, "carwasheros," se manifestaron en protesta por lo que dicen ha sido, durante demasiado tiempo...
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Citizenship Now!
¡Ciudadanía ahora!

La 12a línea directa anual de Citizenship Now! está abierta, y está tomando llamadas hasta el viernes 2 de mayo. Desde 2004, las campañas telefónicas...
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UPK Seats Available at Community-based Organizations

Although the deadline to apply for pre-kindergarten seats in public schools has passed, applications for Universal Pre-K are still available for seats at Community-based Organizations throughout the city. New York City children who turn four by December 31, 2014 are eligible...

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Universal Pre-K Sign-up Deadline

Parents have until Apr. 23rd to register their children for universal pre-kindergarten. Children turning four years old in 2014 who live in New York City are eligible to attend pre-k programs. Pre-k is free. You do not have to pay to attend programs offered by the NYC Department of Education.

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“A new chapter”
“Un nuevo capítulo”

Yudelka Tapia campaigned for State Senator Adriano Espaillat in his Congressional race in 2012. But many Bronx elected officials threw their support that year to the incumbent, Congressman Charles Rangel. “That was an uphill battle we had,” she recalled.
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Hanging with the Mayor
Pasando el rato con el Alcalde

Business owners, activists and residents joined Mayor Bill de Blasio this Fri., Apr. 11th for his first live Google Hangout.
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Persistence in aspiration
Persistencia en la aspiración

Las mujeres están a cargo. El miércoles 26 de marzo, la Cámara Hispana de Comercio de la Ciudad de Nueva York (NYCHCC, por sus siglas en inglés)...
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It’s Time to Raise the Minimum Wage

Es Hora que Aumenten El Salario Mínimo

Es Hora que Aumenten El Salario Mínimo

Han pasado mas de cuatro años desde la ultima ves que el Congreso aumento el salario mínimo federal. Familias trabajadoras están haciendo...
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Battle on the waterfront
Batalla en la Costa

They want something different. That was on the minds of the nine members of South Bronx Unite who were arrested this past Sat., Mar. 22nd...
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