Tag: Lunar New Year

Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Lunar New Year.

“As New Yorkers welcome the Year of the Monkey, the City is showing an increased commitment to recognizing our diverse communities throughout the five boroughs by officially recognizing the holiday for the first time. After years of advocacy from the Council and community organizations, our city’s public school students no longer have to choose between missing a day of school and celebrating this significant holiday. READ MORE