NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx neighborhood on Saturday was able to celebrate having a safe place to play in the face of gun violence.No Mask Mandate In NYC Though De Blasio 'Strongly Recommends' Wearing Them; Cuomo Announces MTA, Port Authority Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Labor Day Or Face Testing
Resources and activities were provided to improve quality of life in the area.READ MORE: Governors Ball Drops Rapper DaBaby From Lineup Over Homophobic Remarks
It’s part of the mayor’s action plan for neighborhood safety.
“So in the last eight weeks, there’s been an uptick in crimes, and we figured that by bringing community together in partnerships with city agencies, there would be much more of a stance and much more of a presence,” said Shola Gbemi, program manager for the MAP Initiative.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: Monday Is Deadline To Opt Out Of Advance Monthly Payments
The action plan also provides assistance for trauma healing.