Maria Perez

Proposed Districts Remove Power From Bronx Neighborhoods

Bronx community leaders decry the first redistricting draft of the city's council districts. They say the proposed boundaries would remove political power from many of their neighborhoods by breaking them in different districts and diluting the weight of their votes.

Program Teaches Bronx Youth About Art & Entrepreneurship

“Gays love it,” she says. She has connected with a network of artists that push her to experiment, she has participated in two art shows and she has already sold five paintings — for $150 in total....
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image Maria Perez reports on the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before enrolling in Columbia’s journalism school, she reported for some of the most widely circulated Spanish newspapers (ABC, El Mundo), as well as for Agencia EFE newswire and the British Medical Journal, covering local news, social issues, science, health, culture and the environment. Born in Madrid, she graduated from a Madrid university in law and journalism and she also holds an MBA. Before coming to the USA, she lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and Israel.

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