Join Tarab NYC at the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs LGBTQ Immigrants Forum in Jackson Heights

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Tarab NYC is joining the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs in hosting an event to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week this year at the LGBTQ Immigrants Community Forum! MOIA celebrates Immigrant Heritage Week (IHW) from April 17th – 23rd, an annual citywide program of events designed to recognize and celebrate the history, traditions and contributions of NYC’s diverse immigrant communities.

The event will foster dialogue among city agencies and community partners dedicated to serving the needs of LGBTQ immigrants around the city. This event will feature an expert panel, resource tables and breakout sessions on key issues such as economic empowerment, immigration, health and rights and discrimination.

Partners include the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the Anti-Violence Project, Harlem United, Immigration Equality, APICHA, Caribbean Equality Project, CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies, GAPIMNY, Make the Road New York, RUSA LGBT, SALGA NYC, Tarab NYC, and many more.

Please RSVP through this link (Eng/Spanish): bit.ly/LGBTQImmigrants (Be sure to say you were referred via Tarab NYC!)

Next Week: Monday Mixer and Thursday Iraqi Activist Talk

Monday Mixer

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Next Monday! Tarab NYC Happy Hour & Mixer: Video Bar Spring Fling

Spring is in the air, even if it feels a bit still like winter! Join Tarab NYC on Monday, April 11th for a special extended Happy Hour and Mixer at Henrietta Hudson. Now with the hottest videos from the Middle East and North Africa! RSVP and get updates via facebook.

Who: YOU!
Where: Henrietta Hudson 438 Hudson St, New York, New York 10014
When: Monday, April 11th @ 6pm
Why: Half priced drinks 6pm – 9pm, Arab, Middle Eastern and North African Music, Videos, Mingle, Network, Dance, Drinks and Fun!
Cost: FREE but donations of $5 or more are welcomed to support Tarab NYC and you get to choose one song to add to the queue.

Thursday: Iraqi Activist Talk

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When Coming Out Is A Death Sentence: Policy Strategies to discuss the persecution of women and LGBT persons under ISIS and In Iraq

Join Tarab NYC on April 14th from 5pm8pm at the CUNY Law School for a discussion about the persecution of women and LGBT persons under ISIS and in Iraq.  Special guest Yanar Mohammed will be joining us all the way from Iraq! Let’s get our community together to show support and solidarity!

To RSVP please email Kathy Rojas at rojas@law.cuny.edu, for updates check out facebook

Tarab NYC Happy Hour & Mixer – Video Bar Spring Fling

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Spring is in the air, even if it feels a bit still like winter! Join Tarab NYC on Monday, April 11th for a special extended Happy Hour and Mixer at Henrietta Hudson. Now with the hottest videos from the Middle East and North Africa!

Who: YOU!
Where: Henrietta Hudson 438 Hudson St, New York, New York 10014
When: Monday, April 11th @ 6pm
Why: Half priced drinks 6pm – 9pm, Arab, Middle Eastern and North African Music, Videos, Mingle, Network, Dance, Drinks and Fun!

Cost: FREE but donations of $5 or more are welcomed to support Tarab NYC and you get to choose one song to add to the queue.

Bil Tarab,

The Tarab NYC Board
Alia, Amireh, Bashar, Hilal, Taif