Protecting All New Yorkers, Says Northern Manhattan Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez

It is incredible that one of the wealthiest nations in the world has been hobbled by a shortage in medical equipment, exposing us to be no more prepared than any developing nation in the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat, Now Accepting Grant Applications For COVID-19 Recovery And Relief (Spanish)

Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the collaborative efforts of NewYork-Presbyterian and the Hispanic Federation.

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Calling On DOE To Shut Down Schools For Two Weeks, States Uptown Council Member Rodriguez (Spanish)

I thank Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson and all City Agencies for the work they are doing as we try to control and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep. Rodriguez’s Street Co-Naming Ceremony For Rafael Corporán de los Santos

This afternoon Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by Francisco A. Cortorreal, Ambassador, Office of the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the U.N., Continue Reading →

City, NYPD, MTA Need To Address The Public Health Crisis Ensure Safety For Passengers States Uptown Rep.

From a statement from uptown rep. and transportation committee chair, Ydanis Rodriguez:  “Used needles littering the subway platform by drug users is not acceptable. This has become an everyday problem for commuters. 

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Street Co-Naming to Honor Luis El Terror Dias Way

Dear Friends and Neighbors:

I proudly invite you to attend the street co-naming ceremony to honor the legacy of Luis ‘El Terror’ Dias, a Dominican native-born folk and rock artist who was often called ‘The Father of Dominican rock’. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Elected To Serve As Whip Of The Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement upon his unanimous election to serve as Whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza Appoints Mirza G. Sánchez-Medina As Deputy Chief Academic Officer

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the appointment of Mirza G. Sánchez-Medina as Deputy Chief Academic Officer for Multilingual Learners. Continue Reading →


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