COLLEGE ACCESSIBILITY MARCH HELD
The Community School for Social Justice in the South Bronx participated in their fi rst-ever
College Accessibility March, where they marched the fi nal supporting documents of their
college applications to post offi ces and mail trucks. Cheering students, parents, teachers,
local businesses and community members lined the parade route in support of the high
school seniors, many of whom will be the fi rst in their families to attend college.
Students from the Community School for Social Justice in the South Bronx participating in
their fi rst ever College Accessibility March. Photo courtesy of Eric Vitale Photography
Community School for Social Justice in the South Bronx students during their fi rst College
Accessibility March. Photo courtesy of Eric Vitale Photography
A Community School for Social Justice in the South Bronx student marched his college application
to the post offi ce. Photo courtesy of Eric Vitale Photography
BRONX TIMES REPORTER,32 DECEMBER 27-JANUARY 2, 2020 BTR
CITY ISLAND CHAMBER HOLDS DINNER DANCE
The City Island Chamber of Commerce recently held a dinner dance to celebrate and honor
City Island’s small businesses. The dinner dance was attended by Councilman Mark Gjonaj.
Councilman Gjonaj with members of the City Island Chamber of Commerce.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj
BRONX HEALTH REACH COALITION
GROUP MEETS WITH DE BLASIO
Last month, the Bronx Health REACH Coalition’s Health Disparities Workgroup met with Mayor
de Blasio to discuss the need for his administration to prioritize the Bronx in response to
its persistent last place ranking in health outcomes among New York’s 62 counties.
Members of the Bronx Health REACH’s Health Disparities Workgroup presented Mayor Bill
de Blasio with over 2,000 signed postcards from Bronx residents, urging elected offi cials to
make the health of the Bronx a priority. Photo courtesy of Bronx Health REACH
Over 50 people attended a #Not62 Rally on the steps of New York City Hall to demand that
the state’s elected offi cials make the health of the Bronx a top priority.
Photo courtesy of Bronx Health REACH