Stand, March, Rise
MinKwon Center for Community Action's 32nd Anniversary Gala
The MinKwon Center's 32nd Anniversary Gala will be held on Thursday, October
13, in Flushing. We hope that you will join us as we celebrate over 32 years of community action. This year's theme, Stand, March, Rise, looks to those who have worked constantly for their communities.
Time & Date
6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2016
Dae Dong Manor
150-24 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354
Our Standing up for Justice Awardees!
Faith in New York
Faith in New York was originally founded in 2004 as the Queens Congregations United for Action (QCUA) and is now a growing, citywide, interfaith, multicultural federation of over 70 congregations. Representing over 80,000 families in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Manhattan. Faith in New York works with and for immigrant communities and people of color to enact public policy changes for a more economically and civically just New York.
H-Mart was established in 1982 as ‘Han Ah Reum’ in Woodside, Queens, and is now one of the most successful Korean American companies in the country. With over 50 stores in 11 states, H-Mart supports the efforts of community organizations to work for social change and to defend and preserve the rights of community members.
Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
Nisha Agarwal began her term as the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs in March 2014. Before assuming her role as Commissioner, Nisha Agarwal was an accomplished public interest lawyer who also co-founded the Center for Popular Democracy and served as their Deputy Director. As Commissioner, Nisha was instrumental in the creation and enactment of IDNYC, and has consistently acted as a strong advocate for immigration reform at both the city and national level.