Italian Still Does Well in New York Thanks to Multicultural Programs for Children

Jun 01, 2021 296

BY: Stefania Puxeddu Clegg

Eight public school communities re-connected via a Zoom call last Thursday to celebrate their work during a troubled school year marked by school closures and re-openings. The event was hosted and coordinated by Lucas Liu and Naveed Hasan (respectively treasurer and multilingual parent member at the Community Education Council of district 3).

“It was a pleasant surprise”, said Lucas. It was indeed: over a hundred people participated in the event which embraced the multilingual communities of all New York City Boroughs. As many as twenty videos – produced by tireless multilingual teachers, in partnership with parents and students – were forwarded to the CEC3.

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