Posts Tagged ‘Fernando Cabrera’
Fernando Cabrera on the path from pastor to city leader
Joel R. Rivera’s race for the city council seat in Fifteenth District of the Bronx is one of the hottest and most watched contests in the borough.
On May 22 NYC Council members set forth the arguments for and against Resolution 1155a. The “Right to Worship” Resolution passed by a vote of 38 to 11.
Speaker Christine Quinn says that she will allow vote.
Hunger strike ends, fasting begins. Worship in public school controversy enters new stage on Sunday.
On Sunday protestors from many denominations, races and ethnicities as well as local elected officials will gather at 3:30 pm in Cadman Plaza and march across the Brooklyn Bridge (organizers suggest participants travel on the A train to the High Street stop in Brooklyn).
Opponents of the Mayor’s determination to terminate worship services in public school space provided their arguments at a prayer rally outside.
Religious groups gathered at City Hall today to support City Councilman Fernando Cabrera’s bill that he introduced to the City Council today supporting a NY State bill which would reverse the NYC policy banning the renting of public schools for religious worship services.A few days earlier senior city lawyer for NYC released a statement declaring “Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, is the last day that churches and other groups can use the schools for worship.”