A class offered at the BankNote building teaches technology and career readiness to LGBTQ youth who make less than $50,000 a year. It is the first of its kind dedicated exclusively to LGBTQ youth in the Bronx.
Community Board 2 says the city must do a better job keeping residents and landlords updated about developments in the recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, after cooling towers on three local buildings tested positive for legionella.
Many of the 60 businesses that call the business incubator home, are in the technology industry, ranging from software developers to computer repairs. Another sizable group is health-care businesses, primarily home-care companies.
A new program at the BankNote matches young adults with mentors in the technology field, hoping to create what the founder calls an “education-to-jobs network” in neighborhoods across the city.