End of January 2013 Events Summary

Volunteer Corps

Events Summary:  End of January 2013


Citizenship Application Assistance Event with Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez
On January 18th, we held our third citizenship event of January.  This event was sponsored by Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Riverstone Senior Life Services, NALEO, and the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center.  At this event 27 volunteers assisted 67 participants.  Forty three had their citizenship applications completed, and  another 24 were referred to one of our centers for further assistance.

Citizenship Application Assistance Event with MOIA
On January 26th, 2013 we held our first NYCitizenship in Schools event of 2013.  This event was held at Curtis High School in Staten Island.  With the assistance of 16 volunteers we helped 32 participants apply for citizenship.  We also referred two participants to our immigration centers for more assistance with their cases.  On February 23, 2013 we will have our  next event as part of this important initiative and it will be our biggest to date with almost 200 participants registered.