The Bronx Borough President has put together a day-long conference designed to create an educational agenda for the Bronx. Borough President Diaz has gathered the most influential educational figures to discuss crucial topics affecting Bronx schools, such as special education, English Language Learners, and higher education.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, and the National Latino Media Council, NLMC have once again selected writers to this years class of its Television Writers Program out of nearly 200 applicants:
The NHMC/NLMC Television Writers Program is an intensive scriptwriters workshop which prepares and places Latinos in writing jobs at major English language television networks.
ZUCCOTTI PARK CLEANUP OFF. Victory Chants and Cheers.
GOP PROPOSES NEW PLAN. Real American Jobs Act.
DEBT REDUCTION SUPER-GROUP. Last Day To Say.
BRONX 75% NY UNSATISFIED. Queens Does Best.
BASEBALL NLCS NOW EVEN. Game Five Next.
Apple Eco-Friendly Cleaning
Apple Eco-Friendly was founded by a group of low-income NYC women workers, who against odds have developed a way to organize themselves in the quest for a better job, better treatment and eventually a better quality of life.
Their unique green cleaning business model is based on social responsibility, environmental justice, and collective ownership.
In order to achieve their mission; empower women day laborers to gain a voice at the workplace and create democratic economic alternatives, they focus on four core pillars.
Top 3 causes of death for college students are 1) Unintentional deaths/accidents 2) Homicide 3) Suicide
NY State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), and Assemblyman William Scarborough, (D-Jamaica) were joined by Miss New York 2011 Kaitlin Monte, anti-cyberbullying advocates, and victims to announce the launch of the New York Cyberbully Census.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. met with a delegation of Chinese business leaders and academics, led by Mr. Li Wen Qiang, president of the Jiangsu Win-Win Group, and accompanied by former State Assemblyman and long-time friend of the Bronx Richard Brodsky.
The first education summit, “From Cradle to Career,” will be taking place on October 15, 2011 at Lehman College, hosted by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz.
As announced by the Borough President in his State of Borough address in 2010, he has put together a day-long conference designed to create an educational agenda for the Bronx. Borough President Diaz has gathered the most influential educational figures to discuss crucial topics affecting Bronx schools, such as special education, English Language Learners, and higher education.
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BLACKBERRY OUTAGE. Consumers Text Troubles.
TOKYO HOT SPOTS. Radioactive Concentrations.
OCCUPY CLEAN UP. Protesters Told To Move.
RANGERS & CARDINALS. Baseball Playoffs.
The NYC Parks Department announced plans to widen and pave the Putnam Trail in Van Cortlandt Park. The Putnam Trail is currently a dirt path that cuts through the park, between Van Cortlandt Lake and Tibbetts Brook.