Best of 2016

Turkish Day Parade Held
Turkish Americans marked the Turkish Day Parade on May 21.

Turkish Day Parade Held

Best of 2016, Manhattan, Middle Eastern May 24, 2016 at 7:10 pm

Turkish Americans marked the Turkish Day Parade on May 21.

Reactions to Liang Sentencing
World Journal reporters documented the range of reactions to the sentencing of Peter Liang to probation and community service.

Reactions to Liang Sentencing

African American, Best of 2016, Brooklyn, East Asian, Police April 20, 2016 at 7:39 pm

World Journal reporters documented the range of reactions to the sentencing of Peter Liang to probation and community service.

Expanding the Borders of a ‘Disney World of Food’
Kalustyan’s, opened in 1944 as an Armenian grocery and evolved into a Middle Eastern and South Asian foods purveyor. Now, with its latest expansion and third set of owners, it offers an extraordinary range and variety of specialty foods that make it the go-to source for famous chefs and food-lovers.

Expanding the Borders of a ‘Disney World of Food’

Kalustyan’s, opened in 1944 as an Armenian grocery and evolved into a Middle Eastern and South Asian foods purveyor. Now, with its latest expansion and third set of owners, it offers an extraordinary range and variety of specialty foods that make it the go-to source for famous chefs and food-lovers.

Breaking Language Barriers at NYC’s Public Hospitals
New York City’s public hospitals are doing a much better job of providing translation and interpretation services than they did some years ago, and the costs to NYC Health + Hospitals are mounting.

Breaking Language Barriers at NYC’s Public Hospitals

New York City’s public hospitals are doing a much better job of providing translation and interpretation services than they did some years ago, and the costs to NYC Health + Hospitals are mounting.

The Best of 2016 from Voices of NY
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Voices of NY’s Best of 2016

Best of 2016, Elections 2016, Featured Posts, New York December 20, 2016 at 2:29 pm

A guide to the best stories, on everything from politics to food, that were published in Voices of NY in 2016.

Christine Colligan: Speaking Up for Koreans in NYC
Christine Colligan, co-president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, became an advocate for the Korean community in NYC not long after a chance meeting.

Christine Colligan: Speaking Up for Koreans in NYC

Best of 2016, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Video March 21, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Christine Colligan, co-president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, became an advocate for the Korean community in NYC not long after a chance meeting.

Farm to Store: In NJ, a Portuguese Immigrant Perfects His Jamon
Portuguese immigrant Rodrigo Duarte has been making and selling Iberian charcuterie at Caseiro e Bom in Newark, New Jersey, since 2006.

Farm to Store: In NJ, a Portuguese Immigrant Perfects His Jamon

Portuguese immigrant Rodrigo Duarte has been making and selling Iberian charcuterie at Caseiro e Bom in Newark, New Jersey, since 2006.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities

Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Finding Garifuna Food and Culture in a Harlem Home
A mother-daughter duo promotes Garifuna home cooking with weekly dinners in Harlem and will soon come out with a cookbook.

Finding Garifuna Food and Culture in a Harlem Home

A mother-daughter duo promotes Garifuna home cooking with weekly dinners in Harlem and will soon come out with a cookbook.

New York City, in Translation
Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

New York City, in Translation

Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

Getting Out the Dominican Vote
Canvassers for Dominicanos USA have been busy across New York City, registering voters until the October deadline and urging those already registered to cast their votes.

Getting Out the Dominican Vote

Canvassers for Dominicanos USA have been busy across New York City, registering voters until the October deadline and urging those already registered to cast their votes.

Canvassing Door-to-Door in Flushing to Get Out the Asian Vote
Volunteers from the MinKwon Center for Community Action and other local organizations in Flushing have been canvassing to get out the vote among Asian-American voters.

Canvassing Door-to-Door in Flushing to Get Out the Asian Vote

Volunteers from the MinKwon Center for Community Action and other local organizations in Flushing have been canvassing to get out the vote among Asian-American voters.

In Bay Ridge, a Syrian Family Awaits Asylum
A Syrian family, living in Bay Ridge and caught between disease and war, awaits a decision on their application for asylum in the U.S.

In Bay Ridge, a Syrian Family Awaits Asylum

A Syrian family, living in Bay Ridge and caught between disease and war, awaits a decision on their application for asylum in the U.S.

Bishop on Boosting M/WBE City Contracting
Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop spoke with reporters about his agency’s work, and detailed what SBS will do to promote the new ambitious goals of the de Blasio administration for boosting contracting with women and minority-owned businesses.

Bishop on Boosting M/WBE City Contracting

Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop spoke with reporters about his agency’s work, and detailed what SBS will do to promote the new ambitious goals of the de Blasio administration for boosting contracting with women and minority-owned businesses.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles illustrations by Emilio Lopez

Boricua Panel on Comics Books, Diversity and Superheroes

Puerto Rican comic book artists and creators talked about their craft to a packed audience in East Harlem.