Tag: migrants

Council Member Won hosts third welcome dinner for migrants and asylum seekers

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Mar. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres In a significant community effort to support migrants and asylum seekers, Council Member Julie Won spearheaded her third welcoming dinner and resource fair on Friday, March 22, at P.S. 111 Jacob Blackwell in Long Island City. The event, hosted for the newly arrived residents in her western Queens council…
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Won joins community groups in welcoming migrants to Sunnyside with family-style dinner, resource fair

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July 25, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A family-style dinner and resource fair was held in Sunnyside on Friday, July 21, to welcome new migrants to the neighborhood. Friday’s event, which was hosted by Councilwoman Julie Won and several community groups, took place at Sunnyside Community Services, located at 43-31 39th St., and around 270 migrants… Read more »