Anti-neoliberal activists protested in front of the hotel where Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri was staying during his visit to New York, Queens Latino reports.
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The city’s main hiring agency, the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and private employers recently came to Chinatown for a job fair, World Journal reports.
Passaic, New Jersey, celebrated its first Mexican Independence Day celebration and Bolivian Parade this past weekend, Diario de México USA and Reporte Hispano report.
A block party was held to celebrate and publicize the effort to transform the former Bayview Correctional Facility on West 20th Street into The Women’s Center.
“Ziemia” (The Earth), the work of Polish-born artist Martynka Wawrzyniak, to be installed in McGolrick Park, will feature a ceramic ball filled with soil from the U.S., Poland and other parts of the world of importance to Greenpoint residents, reports Nowy Dziennik.
As the city initiates the planning process for redeveloping the African Burial Ground in Harlem – formerly a bus depot – these next few months will involve meeting with the local community, reports The Uptowner.
Former undocumented immigrant and Wall Street executive Julissa Arce encouraged Latinos to vote as she presented her memoir “My (Underground) American Dream,” El Diario/La Prensa reports.
There was a big show of support at a New York court for Martín Batalla Vidal, a Dreamer who is suing over a Texas court decision that blocked expanded DACA and DAPA, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A Nowy Dziennik reporter visits the Pete McGuinness Senior Center in Greenpoint which serves mostly Polish seniors regardless of their immigration or financial status.
Mott Haven Herald profiles Pitusa Bakery and the Ecuadorean family whose close relationship with staff and customers has kept the store running despite the fast food chains moving in.
CUNY Professor Nkechi Agwu looks to increase the number of African-American women in STEM fields by teaching about African cultures who utilized mathematical concepts in their everyday lives, reports Amsterdam News.
Lin-Manuel Miranda speaks to New York Times TV Editor Gilbert Cruz about his work and why some Latinos related more to “In the Heights” over “Hamilton,” in a panel held to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, reports Manhattan Times.
Parents in NYC who do not speak French tell French Morning why they have enrolled their children in a French dual language program.
More federal resources for the Violence Intervention Program, among other local organizations, will help immigrant victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Looking to be “friendlier and hospitable to its immigrants,” Newark, New Jersey, opened its third center to apply for the city’s municipal ID, Diario de México reports.