CULTURE

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....

5 Facts About Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is often touted as a big Mexican holiday, one that is celebrated in many major cities across the United States. However,...

Westbury Celebrates Immigrants & Hispanic Heritage

Westbury is a small village of only 15,000 people, but it is rich in diversity. The village's large African American and Italian communities have...

Victory: Law Targeting Latino Day Laborers Struck Down in Long Island

A federal district court yesterday affirmed the right of Latino day laborers in Oyster Bay, Long Island to seek work in public spaces, following...