Event - (Offsite) Plaza Stroll of Queens: From Corona to Jackson Heights

(Offsite) Plaza Stroll of Queens: From Corona to Jackson Heights

06.25.16, 11:00 am

Join us for a full day of cultural celebrations at Corona Plaza, Diversity Plaza, and 78th street Plaza.

4–9pm Rights and Reflections: Spoken Word, Poetry, Rights, Art

Where: Diversity Plaza: 37rd Between 73rd and 74th Street

Join leading community activists and artists in Diversity Plaza (37rd between 73rd and 74st in Jackson Heights, Queens) to share reflections on racial and religious discrimination in post 9/11 America. Participate in know your rights workshops, learn about resources for reporting discrimination, and demand the fair and equal treatment of all communities.Host organization: Chhaya CDC

12-8pm  Summer Launch of 2016: Health, Art, Punk Rock

Where: 78th St Plaza: 78th Street between Northern Avenue and 34th Avenue

Meet your neighbors, learn about your community groups and check out some local talent with performances by punk bands The Kominas and Sonic Power Pops.

11-7pm ¡Oye Corona!

Where: Corona Plaza: Roosevelt Ave. between National St. and 104th St.

Every last Saturday of the month enjoy live music, workouts, art making workshops, dance performances read stories and learn about inspirational causes. All activities are free. Host organization: Queens Museum in collaboration with Mayor’s Office Immigrant Affairs

Funding support for activities at Diversity Plaza and 78st Plaza are provided by the NYC Department of Transportation’s One NYC Plaza Equity Program. Activities are coordinated by Queens Museum, NICE (New Immigrant Community Empowerment), Chhaya, Bangladeshi memory project, Filipino American Book Festival, DRUM, The Jackson Heights Green Alliance. Special thanks and all workers and neighbors in Jackson Heights. Corona Plaza programming is supported by grants from The Kresge Foundation and the Surdna Foundation. Additional support provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Special thanks to the office of Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras and Queens Economic Development Corporation.

Questions? Email agarcia@queensmuseum.org