New Jersey’s community activists are preparing a big rally in Newark, New Jersey, for the upcoming Day Without Immigrants on May 1, Reporte Hispano reports.
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.
The directors of the Manara Institute in New Jersey talked about their objectives at the ribbon cutting for the institute’s new permanent location, Al Hawadeth reports.
Pro-immigrant activists are proposing an eight-step path to declare New Jersey a “sanctuary state,” Reporte Hispano reports.
Writing for La Voz, a teenager narrates how, fleeing violence in her native Honduras, she arrived in the U.S. and laid roots in her new country. Despite President Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric, she wants to be a senator.
New Jersey activists are creating a bilingual “quick response network” to help immigrants who receive a visit from ICE, Reporte Hispano reports.
Desi Talk speaks to Ravinder Singh Bhalla, “New Jersey’s only Indian-American Sikh councilman,” as he runs for re-election in Hoboken.
Thousands of dollars in flood aid have been shipped to Peru from the tri-state area after a still ongoing series of fundraising efforts that include artistic and gastronomic events, Westchester Hispano reports.
Ecuador’s conservative presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso won in New Jersey and tied in New York in a runoff election marked by low turnout, Reporte Hispano reports.
Two Korean-American women, one Democratic and one Republican, are running for state assembly seats in districts that have long been strongholds of the party they are opposing, Korea Daily reports.
The Sunday Tibetan Language School in Queens provides a “source of comfort” for a community already familiar with the challenges of preserving the language, reports NY City Lens.
The floods currently plaguing Peru, the country’s worst humanitarian tragedy in the last 20 years, have generated an enormous wave of solidarity in New Jersey’s Peruvian community, Reporte Hispano reports.
At the “Filipino Americans in Politics” forum in New Jersey, a 70-year-old first-time public official in Bergen County shares his experiences, and panelists look at why FilAms do not tend to financially support candidates, reports The FilAm.
Rising municipal costs are putting at risk this year’s Peruvian Parade in Paterson, New Jersey, the biggest of its kind in the nation, Reporte Hispano reports.
An Edison Township council member is advocating a measure that ensures residents that it is a “safe and welcoming” community, News India Times reports.