National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 Scholarship Opportunity

High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors can download an application to apply for a chance to win one of the 100 scholarships, valued at $2,000 each. To be considered, eligible applicants must meet the following criteria: Be of Puerto Rican descent Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better, or […]

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HPD Selects Development Teams to Build Nearly 500 Affordable Homes On City-Owned Lots 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 The City is unlocking the potential of vacant land to benefit lower-income New Yorkers NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer today announced the designation of nine development teams to build 490 affordable homes – a mix of […]

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Be A Buddy: A Community-Based Climate Health Resiliency Pilot Project

DOHMH and FPHNY seeks to strengthen the capacity of New York City residents, communities, and the organizations that serve them to withstand extreme weather emergencies by increasing social cohesion, which will increase community resilience and reduce vulnerabilities to adverse health impacts of extreme weather. To this end, it is launching Be a Buddy NYC, a […]

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Updated Hurricane Recovery Information

Hurricane Service Center Beginning February 9, services for those affected by hurricanes will no longer be available at the Julia De Burgos Latino Cultural Center, 1680 Lexington Avenue (cross streets: East 105 Street and East 106 Street). Beginning Monday, February 12, the City’s hurricane relief services are being provided at sites in all five boroughs. […]

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