Published on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 News

City of Takoma Park Recognizes Immigrant Heritage Month

Mayor Kate Stewart will issue a mayoral proclamation recognizing the month of June 2017 as Immigrant Heritage Month. Immigrant Heritage Month serves as a way to celebrate our country’s diverse immigrant heritage and emphasize the many cultural backgrounds of individuals and families who have contributed to making our City a welcoming place for all.

Mayor Stewart emphasizes, “Now more than ever, it is essential we take time to recognize and celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month. In coming together, we recommit ourselves to being an inclusive and welcoming community that upholds the right of all people to live with dignity and respect.”

Members of the community are encouraged to join the Mayor and City Council for a celebratory reception before the City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on June 21, 2017. Please note that this event and the City Council Meeting will be held at the New Hampshire Recreation Center at 7315 New Hampshire Avenue.

Takoma Park is committed to fostering a livable community for all and this proclamation and event reaffirms that ongoing pledge.