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Join the NYIC's VISTA program!

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Do you want to help end immigrant poverty? Develop valuable nonprofit skills and experiences? Give back to the community? If so, consider applying for an NYIC VISTA position today!

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Top 10 Facts You Need to Know About Immigrants As The U.S. Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month

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Washington, D.C. -- To mark the second annual Immigrant Heritage Month, a month when Americans celebrate their immigrant roots and tell their families’ stories of sacrifice and contribution, the Center for American Progress published a fact sheet titled 10 Facts You Need to Know About Immigrants Today, Los 10 Hechos Importantes Que Se Debe Saber Sobre Los Inmigrantes De Hoy.

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“It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”

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CHICAGO (JGL) -- Nearly 20 years ago, First Lady of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote a best seller believed to be about an African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

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Jersey City Mayor Fulop, Council President Lavarro partner with WHIAAPI to host Grant Writing Training

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – The White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders New York/New Jersey Regional Network and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) held a free grant writing and technical training on June 9 that was attended by close to 100 representatives from non-profits and social service organizations in the metro area. 

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AALDEF Speaks Out on National Day of Action in Support of DAPA and Expanded DACA Immigration Initiatives

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On May 19, the date that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was scheduled to begin accepting applications under the new deferred action initiative for parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (known as DAPA), pro-immigrant activists held actions around the country in support of the currently blocked DAPA program.

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The County of Hudson to Offer FREE Six-Week Course, “Entrepreneurship 101”

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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise announced on May 12 that the Hudson County Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise (OMWBE) will offer a six-week course especially designed to help those who are thinking of starting, or who have recently started a business.

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UniPro Summit 2015 Challenges Fil-Ams to Recognize Other Communities

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NEW YORK, New York -- UniPro Summit 2015, a conference hosted by the organization Pilipino American Unity for Progress (UniPro), will return to New York City on June 6, 2015 with the theme “Recognize.” This year, the Summit will challenge young Filipino Americans to recognize other communities by addressing the issues they all face as underrepresented communities in the United States.

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Lavarro endorses Democratic ticket of McKnight-Chiaravalloti for Assembly

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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro announced his endorsement of the Democratic ticket of Angela McKnight and Nicholas Chiaravalloti in New Jersey's 31st Assembly District, June 2nd primary election. The 31st Assembly covers parts of Jersey City and Bayonne.

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PAFCOM Friendship Night and Coronation Ball on May 30

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JERSEY CITY, New Jersey -- On Saturday, May 30, the Philippine-American Friendship Committee, Inc. (PAFCOM) will hold its 25th Annual Friendship Night and Coronation Ball to be highlighted by the crowning of its 2015 Beauties. The highly festive event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at the Grand Ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located at 128 Frontage Road, Newark, New Jersey 07114.

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6 Healthy Habits To Implement In February, American Heart Month

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Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States and throughout the Western world.

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