Tag: NASSAU COUNTY

Immigrants, Faith Leaders, Advocates Call for Compassion and Due Process for...

In response to the Newsday report that more than 2,000 Central American children have recently have settled on Long Island, immigrants, faith leaders, and...

Resources for Immigrant Families Facing Barriers to School Enrollment

On Thursday, Long Island Wins reported that some immigrant children are facing barriers to enrolling in LI schools. Nassau and Suffolk residents who feel...

Immigrant Children Face Barriers to Enrollment in Long Island Schools

On Aug. 12, 2011, Mercedes Mercedes of Baldwin tried to enroll her then 15-year-old nephew Fernando in Baldwin High School. Her brother in the...

Advocates Demand Action from Mangano on Language Access

A coalition of advocates stood before the Nassau County Legislative and Executive building in Mineola on Monday to demand County Executive Ed Mangano fulfill...

Nassau County Misses Deadline for Language Access Programs

Last year, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano signed two executive orders aimed at providing greater access to county services to an increasingly diverse population...

Nassau’s Invisible Immigrant Community

Each month, Long Island Wins Executive Director Maryann Sinclair Slutsky publishes a column in the Anton Community Newspapers. Here’s the June 2014 column: Most Long...

From Haiti to Long Island With a Mission

Each month, Long Island Wins Executive Director Maryann Sinclair Slutsky publishes a column in the Anton Community Newspapers. Here’s the May 2014 column: Maryse Emmanuel-Garcy...

Creating a Culture of Citizenship on Long Island

June is the kickoff month for the new Pathway to Citizenship program that has already received so much press. This project, housed at CARECEN,...

VIDEO: Candidates for Hempstead School Board Discuss Issues

On Monday, six out of seven candidates running for the Hempstead school board appeared before concerned parents and district residents to discuss their plans...

An Affordable and Trustworthy Path to Citizenship for LI Immigrants

When I came to CARECEN’s office in Hempstead yesterday, the first thing my receptionist told me was that dozens of people had called to...

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