Friday, March 12, 2010

Things We May Have Neglected To Mention

State Senator Adams 2010 Census Rally

State Senator Eric Adams is hosting a 2010 Census Rally on Sunday, March 14, 2010, 4PM at Medgar Evers College.

Diversity Lens Encourages Students To Embrace Diversity Through Art

Diversity Lens is a pilot program in partnership with the NYC Department of Education placed in seven high schools around New York City. This program, designed to broaden student's eyes to the diversity within themselves and around them, will allow for them to better express the diversity within their communities and cultures through photography and text. The program will culminate with an exhibit exploring the beautiful diversity of New York City. Diversity Lens is part of a larger campaign, Hate Hurts-NY, which was created to encourage to New York City youth to embrace inclusiveness, and understand the negative impact of seemingly harmless hate speech and other acts of hate. For more information, place contact the Jewish Community Relations Council of NY at (212) 983-4800.

City Point Holds MWBE Info Session

Downtown Brooklyn's City Point, a project of the Albee Development, will bring hundreds of apartments and a large shopping center to the eastern end of the Fulton Mall. The development is in Phase 1A of the overall plan, and will consist of a 50,000 square feet, and four-story retail development along Fulton Avenue (the site of the old Albee Square Mall). The upcoming information session will provide the Minority and Women Owned Business (MWBE) contracting community, local workforce and community leaders a briefing on opportunities related to this project and the qualification process. Those interested in bidding on the City Point project are strongly encouraged to attend. RSVP by registering at

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