Washington Heights elected officials and residents denounced landlords who keep their apartments empty as a dirty tactic to end affordable housing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
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The 19th annual march against domestic violence sponsored by the Korean American Family Service Center was held in Flushing, and drew community members and local politicians, Times Ledger reports.
The New York-based LatinoJustice organization has created an app in which minority voters will be able to report complaints at the polls in several states on Nov. 8, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Steven Banks, New York City commissioner of the Department of Social Services, told community and ethnic reporters Oct. 19 at a briefing at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism that the city had succeeded in stopping the trajectory of growth in homelessness.
More than 500 students participated in an emotional Second Annual Long Island DREAMers Conference, Noticia reports.
The latest episode of “Independent Sources” examines the city’s “I Am Muslim, I Am NYC” campaign and a state program to help immigrants pay for the cost of applying for citizenship.
A series of restaurant reviews by Queens Latino for the past few months reflect a boom of new culinary offerings – including Brazilian, Bolivian and Andean fusion – in the borough.
A group of young Bangladeshi-American women use folk theater to open up dialogue about trauma in their community, reports Open City.
As the city is expanding its program to improve relations and collaboration between the NYPD and local communities, some Hispanic residents welcome the initiative and others are skeptical, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
While not everyone who attended the Bollywood-themed “Humanity United Against Terror” event in Edison, New Jersey, turned out to see Trump, those who did tell Desi Talk why they support the Republican candidate for president.
A new initiative to provide financial support to North Korean refugees in the U.S. was announced at The Korea Society, reports Korea Daily.
Young Peruvian Americans in Paterson, New Jersey, are learning festejo, a traditional Afro-Peruvian dance, Reporte Hispano reports.
In two stories, World Journal reports on Chinese food vendors in Flushing – their mixed reaction to the news that the City Council might double the number of permits, and what businesses and residents in Flushing say about the smoke and garbage food vendors create.
A group of immigrant senior women in Washington Heights expressed worry about how the possible closing of the ARC XVI Fort Washington Senior Center will affect their lives, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The city’s health department is reaching out to Hispanic religious leaders to train them to deal with mental illnesses that most affect Latinos, El Diario/La Prensa reports.