Funeral Mass for The Hon. Olga A. Mendez to be Held on Monday, August 3rd from 9:00 – 10:30 am at the Church of the Holy Agony, 1834 Third Avenue @ 101st Street
While she raised lots of eyebrows with controversial political alliance, everyone agrees that the former New York State Senator was a trailblazer for Puerto Rican women and a popular fixture in East Harlem. Click here to learn more.
Governor Paterson Announces RFP For Healthy Food/Healthy Communities Initiative
A request for proposals from potential program administrators has been issued for the $10 million Healthy Food-Healthy Communities Revolving Loan Fund program to help develop food markets in underserved communities in NYS and increase availability of nutritious foods in areas lacking access to fresh food markets. Deadline: September 3rd. Click here to read the press release.