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Immigration Advocacy Services

This week Give Me Astoria got to learn about Immigration Advocacy Services, a not-for-profit organization offering help to New York City’s immigrants. We sat down with Tony Meloni, the executive director of Immigration Advocacy Services. Immigration Advocacy Services was founded 25 years ago , and in less than three decades…

Athens Square Park

Ed Koch said of Athens Square Park, “it is the first time an ethnic community got together to build a monument in New York City.” He was right, except the park has grown into so much more than just one monument. The project started nearly thirty years with just three…

Blue Bird Child Care

This week we got to learn about Blue Bird Child Care, a day care center that recently won Astoria’s Best Day Care Award. Blue Bird is owned and directed by Joan Diaz, a mom on a mission. When her son was just 13 months old, Joan found herself laid off…