Tag Archives: Politics/government

Talking the Bronx 05.06.15
Hablando del Bronx 05.06.15

Born in the clubs and streets of the South Bronx in the early 70s, hip-hop has endured as a symbol of a vibrant and diverse...
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Hot at Home
Wi-fi en casa

Olivia Techuatl estaba emocionada. La madre de tres hijos recientemente visitó la sucursal de Mott Haven de la Biblioteca Pública...
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Full House for Heastie
Casa llena por Heastie

“He was one of the kids in the neighborhood.” Veray Darby recalled the young man playing football with her children in the street.
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Helping Nepal
Ayudar a Nepal

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, New Yorkers are encouraged to consider providing support to organizations assisting in relief efforts.
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Ensuring Affordable Housing
Asegurando la vivienda asequible para nuestras familias

Las familias del Bronx tienen derechos cuando se trata de retener o mantener sus apartamentos de alquiler estabilizado y controlado. Los derechos de sucesión han sido implementados para asegurar justamente esto...
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Primed to prep
La máxima preparación

Ella era certificable. Julia Cuomo Valenti estaba lista para inscribirse. Valenti fue de los cientos de asistentes a la primera feria de certificación...
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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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On a Mission
La misión comercial a Cuba

As the son of an immigrant from the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, it is with great hope that I envision the transformation of the U.S.-Cuba...
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Linked up in literacy
Conectados por la alfabetización

La canciller escolar Carmen Fariña estaba en un ensueño con un perro grande de color rojo. "Esto es un sueño hecho realidad", dijo con entusiasmo.
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Home Drama
Drama en casa

30,000. More than 30,000 New York City families were evicted last year from their apartments. Hit hardest were Bronx residents – as the borough...
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Honing in on housing
Poniendo a punto la vivienda

Estaban comprometidos a una temprana edad. A los 26 años, se convirtió en el concejal más joven en la historia de San Antonio, Texas.
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Speaker talks tech
Hablando de tecnología

Time to reboot. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has announced a new technology plan designed to better connect New Yorkers with the Council's work and promote civic engagement...
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