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What’s Your Story? 2013 Welcoming Stories Potluck and Screening

What’s Your Story? 2013 Welcoming Stories Potluck and Screening Sunday, April 21, 2013, 4:30-7:00pm Location: Immigrant Movement International Address: 108-59 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY 11368 Transportation: 7 train to the 103rd and Roosevelt Avenue stop Free & Open to All, … Continue reading

Under: Cultural Event, Culture, Film, First Person American, Immigrant Heritage Week, Immigration, News, NYC, Public Programs, Screening
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Join Us for A Welcoming Celebration! Potluck, Screening and More!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Irina Lee 347.443.8745 or The Queens Museum of Art and First Person American present What’s Your Story? Corona Plaza Welcoming Stories—a Community Event to Showcase short films that explore personal immigration narratives. Location: Corona Plaza, … Continue reading

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First Person Update

We’re excited to release a fresh batch of new stories! We’ve partnered with the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and thanks to the generous support of the Sappi Ideas That Matter Grant, we’ve produced over 16 new videos. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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Immigrant Heritage Week 2011

Today kicks off Immigrant Heritage Week, established by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in 2004. Bloomberg, a grandson of Russian immigrants, established the week to celebrate the experiences and contributions of immigrants to New York City and the vibrant life stories … Continue reading

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World Cup Culture

The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC is running a special segment they call the Immigrant World Cup, “Throughout the World Cup, we’ll select random matchups and hear from immigrants of each country about why their community is NYC’s best in … Continue reading

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