The Bronx Community Pride Center (BCPC) has moved from its location of 17 years in Mott Haven, on East 149th Street, to a brand new space at 975 Kelly Street, 2nd Floor, in Hunts Point/Longwood, ironically in the Rev. Ruben Diaz Gardens Building, a building developed by the Arker Companies, partially through funding secured by the local State Senator, and ardent opponent of marriage equality.
Commenting on the move, BCPC Executive Director Dirk McCall, stated, “Our new space is much more usable and is wheelchair accessible. While the space is smaller, we now have all of our operations on one floor and a better foot print for our operations. The new space is wonderful and we welcome everyone in the community to come by and visit us.”
The new offices for BCPC are located at 975 Kelly Street at Westchester Avenue, directly below the Intervale stop on the 2/5 trains. A ribbon cutting for the new space will take place on Wednesday, December 7, from 5-7 p.m.
An open house to show community members the space will be held on Friday, December 16, from 6-8 p.m. and a religious interdenominational blessing of the space by local clergy the following week.
For more information, please check out the BCPC website at bronxpride.org or BCPC’s facebook page.