Celebrating the City of Immigrants
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    The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, kicks off the 20th annual Immigrant Heritage Week with a campaign Celebrating the City of Immigrants, honoring long time immigrant New Yorkers and recently arrived immigrants.


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    Open Call for Artists

    We are accepting proposals that engage local community organizations and the immigrant communities they serve,  for artist-led, participatory residencies connecting indigenous or endangered language speakers to interactive art and cultural experiences. For more information, visit elmuseo.org/artist-call/.

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    MOIA’s English Learning and Support Centers are located across the city to support long time and recently arrived immigrant New Yorkers learn English and get connected to city resources. Over one million of city funding will go to non-profit organizations and public library branches to launch the centers. Read more about the announcement here.

    Learn where to take classes by visiting www.nyc.gov/wespeaknyc

NYC Stands with Asylum Seekers
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    Learn more about the City's response to support recently arrived asylum seekers.

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    The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro, NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue, NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez and diverse immigrant communities announced the naming of the historic Immigrant Heritage Plaza located south of Bowling Green Park.

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