CAPTION: On Sunday, June 9, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. marched in the 62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
“Every year, this parade brings together Boricua from all over the nation to celebrate our shared culture and heritage, and I am honored to join my fellow Puerto Ricans as we march up Fifth Avenue each year to showcase the orgullo we have in our island and its people,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
CAPTION: On Friday, June 7, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. visited a senior citizen housing development with United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Manager Lynne Patton and Assembly Member Latoya Joyner.
The development is located at 900 Grand Concourse and has 298 units. It is managed by the Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council, Inc., and receives funding from HUD. During the tour Diaz, Patton and Joyner spoke with residents about various issues of concern at the building.
“We need to ensure that we are connecting with our seniors on a day-to-day basis and maintaining our current stock of housing tailored to the needs of our older constituents. Thank you to HUD Regional Manager Patton and Assembly Member Joyner for working with me on behalf of our senior population,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
CAPTION: On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Bronx Borough President Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Fathers Taking Action and New York City Parks & Recreation co-hosted the second annual Family Day Olympiad. The day’s events, which took place at Williamsbridge Oval Park, pitted teams of parents and children in a variety of athletic and sporting contests.
CAPTION: On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. marched in the inaugural Yemeni American Day Parade, which took place on Rhinelander Avenue.
“The Yemeni diaspora is so strong in The Bronx and it was an absolute pleasure to join in celebrating their rich heritage and stand with them in solidarity against Islamphobia. The Muslim community is growing and making our borough an even better place,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.