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.
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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.
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.
In response to President Trump’s executive orders, volunteers distributed leaflets outside subway stations to inform Muslims and immigrants about the city’s legal and social services.
Plans for a public art commemoration of the writers of Little Syria in lower Manhattan were approved on Jan. 25.
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.
TK Kitchen in the East Village draws a crowd – and some famous guests.
Hear from some young South Asians about their fear of losing DACA protection after Donald Trump becomes president.
New Yorkers marked International Migrants Day on Dec. 18 with a rally and march to Trump Tower in support of immigrants.
Queens residents walked from Dutch Kills Green park to Trump Tower in Manhattan on Nov. 19 to speak out against the president-elect.
Organized by community partners and the NYC Health Department, the East Harlem Community Walking Trail was inaugurated on Nov. 19.
The festival of lights was celebrated by Hindu Nepalese of the Queens-based Jharana Foundation and raised money for underprivileged children in Nepal.
Council member Daniel Dromm lauds the visibility of Diversity Plaza as Chirlane McCray and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett stop by to promote their mental health initiative, ThriveNYC.
A Jewish kung fu master teaches the martial art in places like a Chinatown park and an assisted-living facility.
Step inside Librería Barco De Papel in Elmhurst, one of the last remaining Spanish-language bookstores in NYC.