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UAMA Announces GoFundMe Campaign To Raise Funds For New Elite Auto Tech Training Center

By Mauricio Rocha BRONX—NEW YORK–The United Auto Merchants Association, UAMA needs the public’s help to raise funds to build a new automotive and technical school to train the auto mechanics in the NYC area and beyond. We are launching a crowdfunding campaign through GoFundMe. Your donation will help secure the materials needed for our students […]

UAMA & Jerome Avenue Partnership Uniendo Esfuerzos Para Resolver Problemas de la Rezonificación

Por Mauricio Rocha Nueva York–El 22 de octubre de 2019, fue celebrada una de las reuniones de seguimiento de “Jerome Avenue Partnership”, grupo de trabajo formado por varias instituciones de ayuda comunitaria, entre ellas UAMA, quien estuvo representantada por su Presidente y fundador. La actividad tuvo como objetivo crear una tormenta de ideas que ayuden […]

UAMA Joins Jerome Avenue Partnership to Work to Resolve Rezoning Issues

By Mauricio Rocha New York–On October 24, 2019 The United Auto Merchants Association (UAMA) joined the The Jerome Avenue Partnership for a meeting to brainstorm solutions to the gentrification crisis happening to the Jerome Avenue Corridor. President and founder of UAMA, Pedro Estevez, represented his association at the meeting. UAMA is dedicated to achieving a […]

City Council Allocates Funding for Jerome Avenue’s Auto Mechanics Training

BRONX–OCTOBER 02, 2019 —New York City Council representatives stimulate the local automotive industry. For the 2019/2020 fiscal year, New York City Council members Vanessa L. Gibson, representing the 16th District of New York City, allocated $10,000 while Fernando Cabrera, representing the 14th District of New York City, allocated $18,000, both of which are for the […]

UAMA President and Founder, Pedro J. Estevez, Interviewed for Alexander Shapanka’s Dissertation

Zoning Out Jerome Avenue’s Auto Industry Click the above link to access the 35 page dissertation. The United Auto Merchant Association (UAMA) President and Founder, Pedro J. Estevez, spoke with writer and student Alexander Shapanka for his dissertation: “Zoning Out Jerome Avenue’s Auto Industry.” This is an in-depth look at the rezoning and gentrification happening […]

The Narrative of the UAMA Auto Business Readiness Project & Vertical Auto Merchant’s Building (VAMB)

The Narrative of the UAMA Auto Business Readiness Project & Vertical Auto Merchant’s Building (VAMB) Since the rezoning for the Jerome/Cromwell/Inwood Ave corridor is now a rancorous reality, the majority if not all the auto related businesses as well as a huge variety of others business located in that sector are going to be displaced. Up-to-date, […]