During his campaign, the president-elect vowed he would terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided work papers, and eliminated the threat of deportation, for some undocumented students.
SoBRO has been awarded a federal planning grant to work with South Bronx residents and businesses to develop a plan for cleaning up polluted sites along the Bronx River, and developing them. The US Environmental Protection Agency awarded its Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Grant to the Mott Haven-based organization to study the Bronx […]
The Bronx River Alliance, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Sustainable South Bronx, Rocking the Boat and The Point CDC are backing a petition campaign to persuade the state Department of Transportation to build three bridges in the vicinity of Starlight Park, as it had committed to do a decade ago.
In a renewed effort to save the historic Westchester Avenue train station, a pair of architects have unveiled a scheme to split the building in two, leaving its entrance hall where it is to serve as the gateway to Concrete Plant Park, while lifting its waiting room onto stilts over the Bronx River, where it would be reached by a shimmering, transparent bridge over the train tracks.
Bronx community groups took to the streets of Manhattan on April 9th to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plans to test new garbage disposal technology they fear will end up hurting the South Bronx. Representatives from The Point CDC, Nos Quedamos, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice and other community organizations […]
A new effort is underway to restore the historic Westchester Avenue train station that sits just outside Concrete Plant Park. Nearly 74 years have passed since passengers boarded the last train at the station. Weather and time have bruised and battered the building. But because it is the work of […]