CULTURE

Continuing The American Tradition: Welcoming Those Who Need A Home

Sarah Massoni is a fellow at the Center for Civic Engagement at Hofstra University currently contributing to Long Island Wins. She interviewed her aunt,...

Immigrant Long Islanders Tell Their Stories, New Series Coming November 1st

We are pleased to announce that Herstory Writers Workshop and Long Island Wins are partnering to bring you Stories for Liberation, a new series of...

From Jamaica’s Lush Lands To The United States: The Road To Becoming A Citizen

This story was written by Kelsey Blake, a recent intern with Long Island Wins. She interviewed her aunt, Kemiesha Bruce, on her immigration from...

Looking Back While Moving Forward: The Story Of A First Generation Lebanese American

This poignant story was written by Leila Baadarani, a recent intern with Long Island Wins. She shares her tale of visiting Lebanon, escaping the...

“The Refugee” How a 1939 Painting Informs Us About Modern U.S. Refugee Policy

With the decision by the Trump administration to turn away refugees my thoughts inevitably turned to the destruction of European Jewry during the Holocaust. I was...

Times Square Art Installation Gives Immigrants a Voice

Artist Aman Mojadidi's new work titled "Once Upon a Place" is a large installation in New York's Times Square. Mojadidi placed three telephone booths...

Immigration Vacation: Monument to the Immigrants Who Died in Long Island Shipwreck

Scroll down for a list of more Immigration Vacation destinations. Many of us have swum off Nassau Beach at Nickerson County Park in Long Beach....