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Weekly Community Op-Ed / Mayor Eric Adams

Weekly Community Op-Ed / Mayor Eric Adams

Sat., Sept. 17 – Fri., Sept. 23, 2022 Last week, the United Nations gathered in our city for the annual General Assembly, the first in-person Assembly in two years. I was honored to meet with leaders from all over globe to discuss the many issues we’re facing, from migration to economic recovery to climate change. […]

National Black Business Month 2022 Small Business Awards Reception Held In Westbury, N.Y.

National Black Business Month 2022 Small Business Awards Reception Held In Westbury, N.Y.

Long Island, New York – On August 25th, 2022 Black Legacy Partners, LLC hosted their inaugural National Black Business Month Awards Reception in commemoration of National Black Business Month at the Courtyard Marriott in Westbury, New York.  Black Legacy Partners, LLC honored six extraordinary small business owners as part of their acknowlegement of the contributions […]

United States Black Chambers, Inc. Names New York States Largest Black Chamber LIAACC Spoke of the Month August 2022

United States Black Chambers, Inc. Names New York States Largest Black Chamber LIAACC Spoke of the Month August 2022

New York, New York – United States Black Chambers, Inc. names New York States largest black chamber LIAACC Spoke of the Month August 2022. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. serves the four counties of Kings, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk. The USBC Community Economic Development Corporation (USBC CEDC), providing services to the […]

African American Small Business Foundation Formed to Support NY States Largest African American Chamber LIAACC

African American Small Business Foundation Formed to Support NY States Largest African American Chamber LIAACC

New York, New York – African American Small Business Foundation Formed to Support NY States Largest African American Chamber the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) The African American Small Business Foundation, Inc. was launched with the goal of increasing resources to minority-owned businesses which were adversely impacted during the recent pandemic […]

Long Island Association Presented Its Inaugural Small Business Conference At Hofstra University’s Student Center

Long Island Association Presented Its Inaugural Small Business Conference At Hofstra University’s Student Center

Long Island, New York – On June 16th, 2022 the Long Island Association presented its inaugural Small Business Conference at Hofstra University’s Student CenterThe Small Business Conference was a huge success and attracted nearly 300 attendees.   The conference was a half day; the am session included a panel discussion which used a workshop format which […]

Los Angeles Urban League Honors Civil Rights Leader Reverend James Lawson at 47th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner

Los Angeles Urban League Honors Civil Rights Leader Reverend James Lawson at 47th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner

Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) is proud to honor legendary civil rights leader James Lawson with its Centennial Award at the highly anticipated Whitney M. Young, Jr. Gala. The theme of this year’s dinner is “A Century of Service.” The 47th Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022, Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 […]

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC’s) National President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Ron Busby, Sr. and Marlene Cintron, Administrator of SBA’s Region II, and LIA Small Business Conference

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC’s) National President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Ron Busby, Sr. and Marlene Cintron, Administrator of SBA’s Region II, and LIA Small Business Conference

Join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC’s) National President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Ron Busby, Sr. and Marlene Cintron, Administrator of SBA’s Region II, which includes New York State at the Long Island Association Small Business Conference on June 16th, 2022.  Register online today here: https://form.jotform.com/22147447106395 LIAACC, a participating organization in the Community Navigator […]

Rediscover NYC: The Intrepid As It Prepares To Honor Denzel Washington

Rediscover NYC: The Intrepid As It Prepares To Honor Denzel Washington

There’s lots always going on at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. So on your rediscovery of the Big Apple, make it one of your stops. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of history, science and service as related to its home aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid, […]

WYANDANCH PUBLIC LIBRARY HELD ITS 49TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE DAY

WYANDANCH PUBLIC LIBRARY HELD ITS 49TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE DAY

The Annual Open House is Wyandanch Public Library’s (WPL) most prestigious event of the year. It is a time for WPL to highlight its great programs, services and resources to the community while having a festive environment. It was also a chance for the community to interact with the helpful  staff and take-in first-hand the many services that […]

St. Anthony’s Temple Church, Inc.'s Board President Honored by BETTERMAG

St. Anthony’s Temple Church, Inc.’s Board President Honored by BETTERMAG

Westbury, New York – St. Anthony’s Temple Church, Inc. Board President Phil Andrews (President of Long African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and Founding President African American Small Business Foundation, Inc.)  honored by BRTTERMAG at Verdi’s of Westbury, New York.  BETTERMAG Annual Awards Gala was held on Saturday, April 2, 2022.  Gloria Gantt CEO & […]

The Gift of Giving: Westbury High School NJROTC Participate In Toys For Tots Toy Drive, Bringing Joy To The Community

The Gift of Giving: Westbury High School NJROTC Participate In Toys For Tots Toy Drive, Bringing Joy To The Community

The month of December conjures with it a sense of joy and giving as the Westbury community celebrates the holiday season. This year, Westbury High School’s NJROTC wanted a piece of the action and was quick to join in on all the merriment. On Sunday, December 5, the NROJTC cadets volunteered at a Toys for […]

Community News

Community News

Wyandanch Public Library 48th Annual Open House Celebration: Group- WPL Board of Trustees and Staff

WYANDANCH PUBLIC LIBRARY HELD ITS 48TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE DAY

The Annual Open House is Wyandanch Public Library’s (WPL) most prestigious event of the year. It is a time for WPL to showcase its great programs, services and resources to the community while having a festive environment.  It was also a chance for the community to interact with the helpful staff and take-in first-hand the many services that […]

WYANDANCH COMMUNITY IS GEARING UP TO CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH WITH A STREET FESTIVAL AND KICK-OFF SUMMER READING PROGRAM

WYANDANCH COMMUNITY IS GEARING UP TO CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH WITH A STREET FESTIVAL AND KICK-OFF SUMMER READING PROGRAM

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, 11:00AM-3:00 PM the Wyandanch Public Library welcomes the Community to the Juneteenth Street Festival, with live events, vendors, culture, and fun all day. Juneteenth Events feature: 10:00 AM, Pre-event remote ZOOM online movement class with Dr. Shani Ojukwu Mantenso to support the unification and liberation of mind, body, and spirit […]