The closing of programs at the Bukharian Teen Lounge in Forest Hills, which helped youths integrate into American society, has some worried about how it would affect the community, reports Times Ledger.
Students in Washington Heights gave the name “Laluzbrillante” (Bright Light) to a newly discovered species of wasp from the Dominican Republic, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
Summer interns at Chinatown Partnership and the Chinatown Business Improvement District are collecting information on each of the thousands of shops in the neighborhood so that the organizations can better assess the needs of the businesses, reports World Journal.
A crowdsourced letter started by a Chinese American and addressed to Asian parents and relatives on the Black Lives Matter movement, police brutality, and racism, has been translated into numerous languages, reports Korea Daily.
Even though the number of Latino minors in foster care has decreased nearly 25 percent, many children still need to be placed in Spanish-speaking homes, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The 8th annual New York Times Square Taekwondo Festival also included Korean dance and drumming performances.
For some Latino youths whose sexual orientation has created familial tensions, the Orlando attack has brought signs of acceptance from their parents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
El Diario/La Prensa takes a look at the state of Puerto Rican theater in New York, from up-and-coming acts to veteran companies such as Pregones.
Public Advocate Letitia James is promoting a bill to defend the rights of families who receive WIC assistance and complain about discrimination because of limitations on the foods they can purchase, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
News India Times profiles Uplift Humanity India, a nonprofit in New York helping to rehabilitate juvenile inmates in India, and its founder, Anish Patel, who came up with the idea for the initiative as a teenager on a family trip.
A Mexican-American organization will help around 100 Dreamer beneficiaries of DACA to visit Mexico, Diario de México reports.
Afro-Latin jazz great Arturo O’Farrill visited P.S. 217 for a recital by students who study in an after-school program that’s part of his Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance’s Academy of Music. Ditmas Park Corner was there.
Students at the Washington Heights Community Conservatory of Fine Arts receive musical instruction at no charge and are loaned the instruments, reports Manhattan Times.
At the bilingual American Dream School in Mott Haven, students don’t just pick up debating skills, they learn how to “code switch,” reports Mott Haven Herald.
La Colmena, a 250-member organization, seeks to help immigrant workers on Staten Island, Diario de México reports.