Bethlehem-born Rev. Khader El-Yateem is running for the City Council seat in his home district in Brooklyn, and hopes to work as a bridge-builder in the community.
The father-daughter team behind Dawa’s serves up both Himalayan and American fare, from pancakes and French toast to momos and gyuma.
The Department of Education is seeking 325 parents of students to fill the Community and Citywide Education Council seats, which are elected every two years, Queens Latino reports.
Council members and activists are urging the mayor to increase the Summer Youth Employment Program’s budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Butcher Imran Uddin continues to serve customers at Madani Halal, founded by his recently deceased father, while he contemplates his future role in the Bangladeshi community of Queens.
New York State Assembly member Ron Kim spoke about a bill he co-sponsored that would help protect restaurants from arbitrary health inspections and fines, Korea Daily reports.
A 19-year-old Salvadoran detained by ICE becomes a rallying point for Mayor de Blasio and city officials as they stand up for the city’s sanctuary status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Activists unconvinced by Mayor de Blasio’s plans to defend immigrants are demanding more guarantees, particularly regarding “broken windows” policing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
From cowry shells to combat fatigues, fashions from young designer Yvonne Jewnell celebrate the strength of women of color.
Experts say that gentrification is harming the health of residents of immigrant and minority neighborhoods such as Washington Heights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Bay Ridge activist Linda Sarsour announced she will step down as the executive director of the Arab American Association of New York “to focus my energy on the national level,” reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
The predominance of graffiti tags of Mexican gang Sur 13 in the streets of Corona, Queens, points to an increase in gang violence and criminal activity, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Rev. Khader El-Yateem of Salam Arabic Lutheran Church in Bay Ridge has joined the race for the 43rd District City Council Seat, reports Kings County Politics.
In response to President Trump’s “xenophobic campaign rhetoric,” the City Council of Plainfield, New Jersey, approved a resolution to protect its large immigrant community from ICE, Reporte Hispano reports.
A silent march, a series of speakers and an exhibit and performances marked the 75th anniversary of FDR’s executive order which resulted in the internment of 100,000 Japanese Americans on the West Coast during World War II.