Posts Tagged ‘news’

Essentially Brooklyn

The project hopes to identify and honor the people of our Brooklyn community who continue to work everyday in the face of the COVID-19 crisis to ensure that we are all safe and taken care of. 6 Artists/members of Los Muralistas have been commissioned to paint 60 portraits that will be displayed collectively in Domino…

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El Puente Three Kings Day Celebration was a success

We thank everyone who came out to support our 33rd Three Kings celebration. It was a spectacular, powerful, and moving show that honored our culture, legacy and commitment to social justice through the arts. The message in this year’s show was clear, we need to rise up as a community to fight for Nuestro Aire, Nuestra Tierra,…

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MAYOR DE BLASIO SIGNS LANDMARK LEGISLATION TO REFORM COMMERCIAL WASTE COLLECTION INDUSTRY at El Puente

El Puente hosted the signing of  Landmark Legislation to reform the Commercial Waste Collection Industry. The historic and groundbreaking commercial waste zones bill was championed by Councilmember Antonio Reynoso and received unwavering support from Mayor Bill de Blasio. El Puente was chosen as the host site because of its nationally recognized environmental justice legacy and…

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YMCA Youth & Government Mock Legislature

In November, 10- 8th grade students were able to participate in the YMCA Youth & Government Mock Legislature in Albany, where they got to present bills and learn how bills get passed. We presented two bills, universal healthcare for all under 18 and a further expansion on single-use plastics in stores. We are happy to…

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