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Come out to Brooklyn’s International Day of Friendship this Sunday, August 6th!
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Come out to Brooklyn’s International Day of Friendship this Sunday, August 6th!

Via The Office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric AdamsOn Sunday, August 6th, Borough President Adams [http://www.brooklyn-usa.org/] will host an “International Day of Friendship [http://onebrooklynfund.org/international-day-of-friendship]” celebration in Brooklyn, his fourth annual festival recognizing the hundreds of cultures and ethnicities that make Brooklyn an unparalleled center

Education

Parenting Classes Aim To Support Chinese Immigrant Families, Address Mental Health Issues In Sunset Park

Photo courtesy of Winnie Hu.It has been a month since 24-year-old Lin Li was arrested and confessed to inadvertently drowning her two-year-old daughter [/police-fire/sunset-park-toddler-mother-arrested-murder-manslaughter-charges/], Melody Pheng, in a basin of water for soiling her clothes. In the weeks since, Melody was laid to rest, her four-year-old brother was

Municipal ID Now Open, Offering Discounts At Cultural Institutions And More
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Municipal ID Now Open, Offering Discounts At Cultural Institutions And More

Source: NYC.govMayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito launched the country’s largest municipal identification program [http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/021-15/mayor-bill-de-blasio-council-speaker-melissa-mark-viverito-launch-idnyc-country-s-most] yesterday morning – and residents from all five boroughs can now apply for an ID card that will allow individuals to open bank

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Leaders Honor Bay Parkway Community Job Center For 12 Years Of Helping Immigrants Realize American Dream

Photo by William AlatristeElected officials, community and labor leaders celebrated the 12th anniversary of the Bay Parkway Community Job Center on Friday, honoring it for its history of helping immigrant laborers attain the American dream through education, jobs, safety training and grassroots organizing. We’ve written about the job center

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