Working towards a Long Island that’s working for everyone,
immigrant and native alike.

Facebook Twitter RSS
Culture
placeholder-img

Many say that corned beef is not "really Irish"

Corned Beef and Cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day: Is It Irish?

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 16, 2014  

Can something be Irish if it is not from Ireland?

placeholder-img

Black History month in a Long Island village.

Patchogue Embraces Black History

by Hendel Leiva on March 10, 2014  

In the Village of Patchogue, Black History Month was recognized through several events organized by Of Colors…A Creative Collective at Artspace Patchogue, which was founded by Tracy Todd Hunter.

placeholder-img

The great pre-Lent festival.

Long Island “Gran Baile De Carnaval” Pageant and Celebration

by Hendel Leiva on March 6, 2014  

Welcoming Long Island Organizer Hendel Leiva participates in the Long Island Carnaval 2014 as a pageant judge. Read about his experience and the significance of beauty pageants to the immigrant community on Long Island. Congratulations to Maryann Rodas, the 2014 Reina De Carnaval!

placeholder-img

An Irish Union cavalryman sees danger coming.

An Immigrant Colonel’s Warnings Ignored at Chickamauga

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 30, 2014  

Robert Minty served his adopted country at battles throughout the West.

placeholder-img

Russia's architecture is unlike anywhere else.

Reflections from My Trip to Russia

by Kevin Fung on January 23, 2014  

Long Island Wins online editor Kevin Fung shares his experience from a recent trip to Russia.

placeholder-img

Dr. Isma Chaudhry, executive committee president of the Islamic Center of Long Island and Co-Chair of the Long Island Wins board.

Teaching Acceptance

by Kevin Fung on January 15, 2014  

All of us at Long Island Wins have been working to promote a culture of acceptance in our community.

placeholder-img

Meet Bob Keeler, an advocate for immigrants and a local hero.

Local Heroes: Bob Keeler

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 15, 2013  

A portrait of Bob Keeler, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and a former Newsday editor.

placeholder-img

Meet Sue Hagedorn, an advocate for immigrants and a local hero.

Local Heroes: Sue Hagedorn

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 12, 2013  

A portrait of Sue Hagedorn, who has spent the past several years working to shed light on the culture of immigrant violence in Suffolk County.

placeholder-img

Meet Gilda Ramos, a Peruvian immigrant and a local hero.

Local Heroes: Gilda Ramos

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 8, 2013  

A portrait of Gilda Ramos, who was critical in helping to change the perception of immigrants in Suffolk County.

placeholder-img

Meet Greg Maney, a pioneer for social justice.

Local Heroes: Greg Maney

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 4, 2013  

A portrait of Greg Maney, Hofstra Professor, pioneer for immigrant rights and local hero.

Stay Informed
Immigrant Nation
Latest Multimedia Posts
Comments