New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement:
“Like many who heard about the prediction that a Biblical rapture world come upon us yesterday, I used the occasion to reflect upon my life. The rapture prediction put many of us in mind of our final judgment.
Since no rapture took place and we are here continuing with our lives, I take from this a rededication to devoting myself to protect the institutions of the family which include marriage between a man and a woman, and to promote respect for all human life.
Advice from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Governor Andrew Cuomo
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s People First Campaign:
“It’s appalling to know that as rent stabilization and rent control laws are set to expire next month, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared that the top priorities for his agenda include three other issues: same-sex marriage, a property tax cap, and ethics reform.
Our rent stabilization and rent control laws protect 2.5 million New Yorkers – many poor and needy, and mostly Black and Hispanics. These families depend upon rent protection for affordable housing
Bill Creates Felony Charges for Patronizing or Promoting Prostitution Within 1,000 Feet of School Grounds
The New York State Senate today passed legislation to protect the welfare of children by creating new crimes of promoting or patronizing prostitution near school grounds. The bill (S.1313A) would make schools safer by enabling law enforcement to charge anyone involved in the sex trade and acting within 1,000 feet of school grounds with a class E felony.
Miles Marcharán en Defensa del Matrimonio Entre un Hombre y una Mujer
Este Domingo 15 de Mayo, miles de personas se lanzarán a las calles del Bronx en señal de protesta a las intenciones del Gobernador del Estado de Nueva York Andrew Cuomo, de instituir el matrimonio entre hombres con hombres y mujeres con mujeres.
May 9, 2011FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “He Who is Not With Us, Is Against Us” (Luke 9:50)The Newspaper, El Diario La Prensa, calls itself “The Champion of the Hispanics.”But you will never read or find a reporter from El Diario La Prensa covering one of the hundreds of events that we Evangelical Christians celebrate throughout the year.
Records Access OfficerNYC Department of Education52 Chambers Street, Room 308New York, New York 10007
To Whom It May Concern:
This is a follow up to my initial Freedom Of Information Act request that I sent to the Department of Education by email on Friday, April 15, 2011.
I am in receipt of a one-page letter dated January 3, 2011 which was the initial offer to Cathie Black by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. I also received a follow-up email note yesterday from Mr. Storelli-Castro summarizing the information. While his response is interesting, it is not a substitute for documents.
New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Annual Banquet
This weekend, the Evangelical Church of New York City will celebrate the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization’s Annual Banquet.
This Saturday, April 16th at 12:00 PM in the banquet halls of Maestro’s Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, NY, more than 800 ministers and laypeople will gather to recognize the work of six distinguished personalities who have done phenomenal work for the church and their community.
(1)Rev. Dr. Rosa Silva – counselor, pastor, writer, lecturer, and wife of Dr. Kittim Silva Bermudez.