On Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 10:00am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and members of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will board a bus at Christian Community Church, located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue in The Bronx to travel to Patchogue, Long Island and protest the ongoing hatred toward Hispanics in Long Island. The group will arrive at the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion, located at 102 Railroad Avenue at 12:00 noon.
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, Chair of the Senate Aging Committee, is calling for a public hearing on President Obama’s proposed health care reform and the impact it will have on New York State senior citizens. The hearing will take place at 250 Broadway, Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor in New York City on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will host a Breakfast on Monday, August 17, 2009 from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM with representatives from organizations for whom he will allocate discretionary funds in 2009. The event will take place at Maestro’s Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue near Morris Park Avenue in The Bronx.
“This is a historic achievement for the 32nd Senatorial District!” exclaimed Senator Rev. Diaz after securing $2 million in funding for twenty-two organizations whose programs serve the many needs of his constituents in the South Bronx.
On Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 1:00pm, New York State Senator Ruben Diaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will gather at the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Park on East 47th Street and First Avenue in New York City to pray for peace in Honduras. This prayer vigil is being organized by Honduran Pastors Sonia Fernandez and Hector Chiesa, member of the Board of Directors of Radio Vision Cristiana.
The State Senate Majority Conference and dozens of parents will hold a press conference urging City Officials to support legislation, increasing parental involvement and training in New York City schools.
WHO: Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson, Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Senators Eric Adams, Ruben Diaz, Sr., Shirley L. Huntley, Carl Kruger, and Hiram Monserrate
As an precursor to the grand Dominican Parade in The Bronx, in recognition of the contributions of this community’s progress and development throughout New York City, Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz, Jr., Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr., and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, will be celebrating “Una Noche de Abrazo Dominicano” in The Bronx.
With the intention of celebrating the recent achievements of the New York State Senate, along with discussing further issues that remain in the agenda for 2009, and to reaffirm their friendship and unity, the Four Amigos, Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, Senator Pedro Espada, Senator Carl Cruger and Senator Hiram Monserrate will be having lunch together on Monday, July 20th at 1pm at Joe’s Place located at 1841 Westchester Avenue in The Bronx.
On Wednesday, June 24 at 4pm, a historic meeting between the Hispanic evangelical community and the new leader of the Catholic community of the City of New York will take place at the Residence of Archbishop Timothy Dolan, located at 452 Madison Avenue, between 50th and 51st Street in Manhattan.
Senator Reverand Ruben Diaz invites all to attend and participate in the New York Children’s Evangelical Parade. This parade, in which many churches participate with floats and other types of demonstrations, is organized by the New York Evangelical Association of New York, which is presided over by Reverend Luis Serrano.
The parade will be held this Saturday, June 20th. The parade will kick off at 12 noon from 97th Street and Third Avenue. The parade will go up Third Avenue to 119th Street. The reviewing stand will be located on Third Avenue and 116th Street.
On Friday, June 12 1009 from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade will be sponsoring their first Annual Legislative Forum in New York between Puerto Rican Legislators from the island of Puerto Rico and the New York State Senate. The event will take place in the Auditorium of the Visitor Center, located at 227 West 46th Street in New York City.
Crunchtime in Albany Tune in to Brian Lehrer on WNYC Radio 93.9 FM.
"To take a week-long look at legislation likely to be voted on before the session ends later this month, a look at gay marriage. First, Ruben Diaz, New York State Senator (D-32nd Bronx) and Pentecostal minister, explains why he’s taking the lead against it." **Listen Live** www.wnyc.org.
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) together with the Hispanic Federation will provide laptops to students at the High School for Visual Arts located at 2040 Mercy College Place on Friday, June 5, 2009 at 12:00 PM.