A grab-and-go station has been set up at Indigo Patchogue restaurant in partnership with the Equity First Foundation and Chefs Douglas and Scott Mase to give out food to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Sunday, March 22, the goal is to hand out at least 1,000
Holi is a traditional Hindu holiday created to celebrate the coming of spring and the triumph of good over evil. The festival of colors in which people throw colorful powder and water on each other originated in India, but now people partake in it all over the world including here. The holiday typically lasts from
Women of different backgrounds came from all over New York to converse, promote and support one another during The Queen Sessions‘ Queen Support Queens Pop-Up Shop and Brunch in Brentwood. “Long Island, I found out doesn’t have spaces like this where women of color are connecting,” said Autumn Myers who is the founder of The
Since it’s Women’s History Month, we definitely have to promote one of the biggest most diverse summits on Long Island, the annual Women’s Diversity Summit. Since starting three years ago, the summit has been able to amass hundreds of attendees. Last year, 400 men, women and children were in attendance. The all-day event is packed
We’re back and better than ever with our new website (in case you didn’t realize already). In kicking off the new look with a website launch/networking mixer, we caught the attention and presence of over 100 people last week at Plainview’s Digital Ballpark. The diverse crowd consisted of people from all walks of life who
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By Miya Jones Inclusivity is a wonderful thing, but exclusivity for a group that is often overlooked can be good too, and that is part of the purpose for Night to Shine. The event, started by the Tim Tebow Foundation five years ago, is a prom that dedicates a night of pampering and fun to those with special
Over 2,500 protestors of different races, religions and backgrounds filled the streets in Mineola to share how they feel about recent anti-semitic attacks across New York and New Jersey on Sunday. Around 109 organizations and 37 politicians rallied including Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Senator Chuck Schumer, Attorney General Letitia
Nothing brings more joy to a child then unwrapping of brand new gift on Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah. It’s a memory that few forget. “Growing up as a kid, my parents bought me tons of toys and Hanukah was the greatest holiday ever with a lot of presents,” said Melissa Doktofsky, the founder of the
Social Justice Groups Unite at Town Hall to Make Change Amid Disturbing Long Island Divided Findings
The recent Long Island Divided investigation has caused local social justice groups to come together and clinch down on the issue of housing discrimination. During the meeting, they discussed several ways the community can step up and help combat community segregation. Here are five concrete actions on how to do this: 1. Voice your concerns
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