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Welcome to the Elmont Cultural Center, a non-profit organization that strives to bring people together through appreciation for diversity, inclusion, and culture. We are dedicated to providing education, workshops, and resources to our community on a variety of issues, from immigration to community development.At our center, we offer a range of engaging programs and activities that focus on the interests of our diverse population. We strive to bring people of all backgrounds together to share their unique perspectives, celebrate their differences, and create a welcoming atmosphere for all.

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Juneteenth 2022

By Ana Borruto Franklin Square/Elmont Herald

The Elmont Cultural Center and Elmont Alumni Network put on its third annual Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 17. 

Juneteenth is a federal holiday on June 19 that celebrates the emancipation of African-Americans who were still enslaved in Texas two years after slaves across the U.S. were declared free in President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. 

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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s highest court on Tuesday ordered the state to draw new congressional districts ahead of the 2024 elections, giving Democrats a potential advantage in what is expected to be a battleground for control of the U.S. House.

The 4-3 decision from the New York Court of Appeals could have major ramifications as Democrats angle for more favorable district lines in the state next year. Republicans, who won control of the House after flipping seats in New York, sought to keep the map in place.

The state’s bipartisan Independent Redistricting Commission will now be tasked with coming up with new districts, which will then go before the Democrat-controlled Legislature for approval. The court ordered the commission to file a map no later than Feb. 28, 2024.

https://www.washingtontimes.com

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Why should New York advance universal representation? . Dignity and fairness . Racial equity . Representation works . Safe families, stable communities, and strong economy.

Some of our past work and celebrations

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This months meeting is all about celebrating hard working women. Come join us for a seat at the table as we watch a compeling movie, conversation and light refreshment as we encourage each other.

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