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Participants in a silent march memorializing Japanese-American imprisonment during World War II, many of them survivors, gather in front of the Japanese-American United Church on Seventh Avenue. (Photo by Nomin  Ujiyediin for Voices of NY)

Japanese-Americans Mark WWII Order

Featured Posts, Government, History, Manhattan, Video February 20, 2017 at 9:44 pm

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.

A Chinese Restaurant Exhibition in Brooklyn

A Chinese Restaurant Exhibition in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, East Asian, Food, History, Video February 17, 2017 at 8:31 am

SinoVision English Channel visits the Museum of Food and Drink in Williamsburg for their exhibition on Chinese-American restaurants.

Promoting Sexual Health at NYC Clinics

Promoting Sexual Health at NYC Clinics

Featured Posts, Health, New York, Video February 14, 2017 at 2:41 pm

The city’s Department of Health has expanded clinical services at newly renamed “sexual health clinics” and embarked on a new ad campaign to ensure that all New Yorkers take care of their sexual health.

Chinatown Art to Bridge Generation Gaps?

Chinatown Art to Bridge Generation Gaps?

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan, Video February 10, 2017 at 5:29 pm

Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.

Andrew Romay at the May 2016 graduation reception for immigrants who went through ARNIC's programs. (Photo by Olga Makukh courtesy of ARNIC)

How Andrew Romay Helped New Immigrants

Eastern European, Immigration, Video February 10, 2017 at 2:46 pm

The Hungarian immigrant and entrepreneur Andrew Romay, who in 2012 founded the Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center (ARNIC) at the English-Speaking Union, died on Feb. 10. Voices of NY republishes a video profile of the Center.

Immigrants on the Offensive

Immigrants on the Offensive

Video February 8, 2017 at 12:05 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” examines the resistance movements that have formed in response to President Trump’s immigration policies.

Virginia, along with two other Mexicans living in NYC, shares her views on whether Mexican President Enrique Peña-Nieto should come to the U.S. Watch their videos below.

NYC Mexicans: Mexico Should Not Pay for the Wall

Mexican, New York, Video January 27, 2017 at 4:56 pm

Diario de México asked Mexicans in New York about President Trump’s latest actions and the response is unanimous: Mexico should not pay for the wall and President Peña Nieto did well in cancelling his visit.

Hamlet, Chinese Opera Style

Hamlet, Chinese Opera Style

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan, Video January 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A Chinese opera star performed Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in one of the oldest styles of Chinese opera, reports SinoVision English Channel.

An Interfaith Play Date in the East Village

An Interfaith Play Date in the East Village

Featured Posts, Jewish, Manhattan, Muslim, Religion, Video, Youth January 12, 2017 at 1:32 pm

Children of different faiths gathered at the Madina Masjid on Jan. 8 to play games and eat pizza, to demonstrate in the wake of Donald Trump’s election win, that it’s possible to unite and play together.

Offering Taiwanese Food in the East Village

Offering Taiwanese Food in the East Village

TK Kitchen in the East Village draws a crowd – and some famous guests.

Double the Languages, Double the ‘Happiness’

Double the Languages, Double the ‘Happiness’

Asian, Business, New York, Video January 9, 2017 at 5:23 pm

SinoVision English Channel profiles designer Yvonne Wong-Fein of Double Happiness Creations who aspired to fill a “void in the Asian wedding market” through culturally-inspired and bilingual invitation designs.

South Asians on a DACA ‘Betrayal’

South Asians on a DACA ‘Betrayal’

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Video January 3, 2017 at 2:44 pm

Hear from some young South Asians about their fear of losing DACA protection after Donald Trump becomes president.

Last Christmas for a Senior Center?

Last Christmas for a Senior Center?

Featured Posts, Latino, Manhattan, Seniors, Video December 22, 2016 at 4:11 pm

The ARC Fort Washington Senior Center has been a home away from home for many seniors in the community for 40 years. Now it is in danger of closing its doors.

Video  by Anuz Thapa

A March to Support #immigrantNY

Featured Posts, Immigration, Manhattan, Video December 19, 2016 at 12:18 pm

New Yorkers marked International Migrants Day on Dec. 18 with a rally and march to Trump Tower in support of immigrants.

Immigrants Beware, Say Advocates

Immigrants Beware, Say Advocates

Immigration, New York, Video, Youth December 12, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Advocates are warning immigrants against schemes and false promises, particularly after Donald Trump’s election. CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” takes a look.