Tag Archives: community

D.R.E.A.M. Foundation Celebrates ‘Community Builders’ At Annual Gala

Brooklyn, N.Y. One of New York’s longtime champions of the city’s underserved communities hosted a high-profile gala on May 2 to recognize several outstanding individuals. Each honoree has made significant contributions to improving the quality of life in economically distressed neighborhoods across all five boroughs. “I have been a lifelong advocate of those who have been […]

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Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found – in Small Town New Jersey!

Freehold, N.J. Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting each year with the South Asian Performing Arts Festival and the South Asian Literary Festival, I have had my share of Indian food… Imagine my surprise this week when I discovered […]

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Rural Women’s Empowerment Critical to Sustainable Development

New York, N.Y. Marking the International Day of Rural Women, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that rural women are critical to the success of almost all of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as they all “have gender equality and women’s empowerment at their core.” Thoeun harvests corn from her farm in Kampong Cham, […]

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Schomburg Center in New York Relaunches First Fridays

Harlem, New York. The First Friday evening of each month, rain or shine, from 6 pm to 8pm the popular social gathering has returned. As you enter the center, guests are encouraged to take a self-guided tour of the museum. One can explore the exhibition gallery, The most popular for the evening was the Langston […]

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The Impact of Cell Phones on Psychology, Community, Culture, Arts & Economics

New York, N.Y.  To harness power, one must first acknowledge power. To some people, the ubiquitous cell phone is still ‘just’ a phone.  To others, it is so much more. It is the world in the palm of their hand – literally.  But challenges lie ahead. As cell phones have become an integral part of […]

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Dancing Desire: Rovaco Dance Company Presents KAMA (Review)

Largest Festival of Colors in Jersey City & Hoboken This Weekend

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