The New Jersey-based nonprofit Manavi, which recently held its annual fundraising dinner, has served Indian and other South Asian victims of domestic abuse for more than three decades. Desi Talk writes about the services provided by the organization and the progress they have made.
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In a challenge to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric González announced the borough’s new measures to protect undocumented immigrants from being deported for minor offenses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Assemblyman Ron Kim has reintroduced a bill raising the penalties for assault on taxi drivers, Korea Daily reports.
Coco Roco restaurant, a pioneer of Peruvian cuisine in Brooklyn founded by two brothers from Cuzco, is celebrating its first 20 years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Flushing businesses have been given summonses for having incorrect signage, but many are uncertain how to make fixes that will be acceptable to the Department of Buildings, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Protesters say three city plans will lead to displacement and more gentrification in Queens, Sunnyside Post reports.
Chef Sung Park offers a personal Korean touch and popular prices to Bistro Petit, a French restaurant in Brooklyn, French Morning reports.
On the East End of Long Island, Paola Zuniga-Tellez has become the first Latina named to a local community board, Riverhead News-Review reports.
Founded in 1985, Lavender Light hopes to continue spreading its message of diversity and acceptance, reports NY City Lens.
The Haitian Times profiles Haitian ballet dancer, Sanford Placide, for whom performing with the Dance Theatre of Harlem holds particular significance.
The waterfalls in Paterson, New Jersey, which have experienced a boom in visitors since President Obama declared them a national historical park, has become a source of pride for the town’s growing Hispanic community, Reporte Hispano reports.
Our Time Press profiles Cynthia Goodison Tompkins, a Brooklyn resident who after teaching for three decades, is focusing on storytelling.
Recognizing the Nepali diaspora, the government has appointed New York-based lawyer Khagendra G.C. as a non-resident Nepali advisor, Everest Times reports.
A new exhibit in the Bronx offers conceptual views on borders and neighbors, The Riverdale Press reports.
Rev. Khader El-Yateem, who is running for the 43rd District Council seat, said at a South Brooklyn Progressive Resistance forum he was confident Republicans will cross party lines and vote for him in the general election, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.