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In SUNY’s 70 Year History, First Latino College President Announced

“It is said that good things come to those who wait. For 70 years, the Latino community in New York has waited to see representation of its growing numbers in executive level positions at the State University of New York’s 64 campuses. Today, Dr....

June 21, 2017
En los 70 años de la historia de SUNY, se anuncia al primer presidente latino de la universidad

“Se dice que las cosas buenas llegan a aquellos que esperan. Por 70 años, la comunidad latina en Nueva York ha esperado para ver una representación de su número en aumento en los puestos a nivel ejecutivo en los 64 recintos universitarios de la Universidad...

June 21, 2017
Crespo Hails Court of Appeals Decision That Allows Municipalities to Ban Sex Shops and Strip Clubs Near Churches, Schools, Parks

The following is a statement being released by Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, on efforts to halt the proliferation of “adult” shops from being located in residential neighborhoods. “For over decades...

June 6, 2017
Calls to Respect Farmworkers During this Period of Anti-Immigrant Sentiments

Albany, NY – Today, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Chair of the New York State Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and Jeff Williams, Director of Public Policy for New York Farm Bureau, issued the following joint statement on immigration issues affecting...

June 1, 2017
Crespo to New SUNY Chancellor: Welcome and We Look to Improve on Issues of Diversity & Access

“On behalf of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, I welcome Dr. Kristina M. Johnson to New York and wish her tremendous success in her new capacity as Chancellor of the State University of New York. For over a decade, the Task Force has worked...

April 24, 2017
Mensaje de Crespo a la nueva rectora de SUNY: Bienvenida y esperamos mejorar en los asuntos de diversidad y de acceso

“De parte de la Comisión Especial de Asuntos Puertorriqueños e Hispanos, le doy la bienvenida a la Dra. Kristina M. Johnson a Nueva York y le deseo un enorme éxito en su nuevo papel como Rectora de la Universidad de Nueva York. Por más de una década,...

April 24, 2017
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