Search Results for ""make the road"" : 213

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Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

Immigration, Latino, Long Island, Social Services July 11, 2014 at 5:00 pm

La Tribuna Hispana speaks with Irma Solís, a community organizer with Make the Road New York.

“Six months later, our island is still in crisis,” said José López, Organizing Director of Make the Road New York (MRNY). (Photo by Gregg McQueen via Manhattan Times)

Six Months after María, Urging Action

Health, Housing, New York, Puerto Rican March 23, 2018 at 2:40 pm

Make the Road NY and families from Puerto Rico urged more government action to alleviate still-desperate conditions on the island, Manhattan Times reports.

Immigrant families celebrate in front of the Westchester County office. (Photo via El Diario)

Westchester Approves Law to Protect Immigrants

Immigration, Metro Area March 13, 2018 at 4:42 pm

The Westchester legislature approved the Immigration Protection Act, which prohibits county employees from using its resources to carry out the job of federal immigration authorities, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Members of the coalition of tenants and religious leaders at the protest held in front of City Hall. (Photo via El Diario)

Coalition Demands Inclusive Rezoning on SI

Staten Island March 1, 2018 at 4:34 pm

A coalition of tenants and religious leaders urges a revision of the plan proposed for the North Shore to include low-income families, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Adilka Pimentel, a youth coordinator with Make the Road, with students Stephanie Valera and Julián Alejandro. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Students Take on the Fight Against Bullying

Brooklyn, Youth February 15, 2018 at 4:38 pm

As community organization Make the Road New York is providing anti-bullying training in city schools, its representatives are also asking the DOE to become more involved, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Attorney Gabriela Castillo, born in El Salvador, wants to re-launch county agency C.A.S.A. and move it out of the basement where it is based to offer a better service to Hispanics in Nassau.
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New C.A.S.A. Director Vows to Treat Nassau Latinos with Dignity

Latino, Long Island, Social Services February 2, 2018 at 3:32 pm

Attorney Gabriela Castillo, born in El Salvador, wants to re-launch county agency C.A.S.A. and move it out of the basement where it is based to offer a better service to Hispanics in Nassau, reports Noticia.

Fast food workers celebrate a wage increase alongside Public Advocate Tish James and Comptroller Scott Stringer. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Fast Food Workers Launch Support Organization

Labor, New York, Social Services January 11, 2018 at 5:18 pm

More than a thousand fast food workers in New York City, many of them immigrants, joined forces in an organization that seeks to protect their rights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

‘Immigrant Defense Manual’ Published

‘Immigrant Defense Manual’ Published

Immigration December 15, 2017 at 4:39 pm

Make the Road New York and other local organizations launched a bilingual guide to educate immigrant families about how to protect themselves against deportation, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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The Speaker Race: Hopefuls Promise Latinos to Fight Trump

Government, Latino, New York December 1, 2017 at 5:14 pm

Council members Ydanis Rodríguez, Mark Levine, Jimmy Van Bramer and Jumaane Williams addressed the Latino community in a debate sponsored by Make the Road New York, El Diario and Univisión 41, El Diario/La Prensa reports.  

Governor-elect Phil Murphy with members of Make the Road New Jersey during his campaign. (Photo via Facebook)

Murphy’s Victory Lifts Hopes of NJ Hispanic Community

Government, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area November 13, 2017 at 5:01 pm

As advocates are hopeful that the victory of Gov. Phil Murphy in New Jersey will bring positive changes for Hispanics, the elected governor has named a Latino to run the transition team, Reporte Hispano reports.  

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Hope, and Battles Ahead, for Hispanics after Tuesday’s Election

Elections 2017, Latino, Metro Area, New York November 8, 2017 at 5:02 pm

While Tuesday’s election was greeted in the Hispanic media as a good night for immigrants in the tri-state area and a repudiation of Trump, the battle to keep a Latino speaker in the City Council has only started, El Diario/La Prensa and Queens Latino report.  

Protest in favor of TPS extension at 26 Federal Plaza. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New Yorkers Call for TPS Extension

Central American, Immigration, New York November 7, 2017 at 4:42 pm

As Central Americans are at risk of deportation because of termination of protection status, New York activists and advocates warn of devastating consequences for hundreds of thousands of families across the country, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

In Elizabeth, NJ (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Hispanics in Elizabeth Apathetic about Elections

Elections 2017, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area October 30, 2017 at 3:14 pm

In a political potluck, as part of the collaborative journalism project Voting Block, Hispanic residents in Elizabeth, New Jersey, discussed the next gubernatorial race, Reporte Hispano reports.  

Hundreds of Puerto Ricans whose families were affected by Hurricane María demonstrate in Foley Square. (Photo via el Diario)

City Introduces Plan to Assist Incoming Puerto Ricans  

Environment, Latino, New York, Puerto Rican October 13, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Public Advocate Letitia James unveiled a new plan to assist people who have been displaced from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands seeking shelter in New York City, El Diario/La Prensa reports.   

Activist Cristina Jiménez, with her brother and parents. (Photo via El Diario)

Dreamer Who Fought for the Creation of DACA Wins ‘Genius’ Grant

Immigration, New York, South American October 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Ecuadorean “Dreamer” and immigrant advocate Cristina Jiménez is one of the 2017 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Genius grant award winners, El Diario/La Prensa reports.