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List was developed and will continue to be maintained to include qualifying print and digital community and ethnic media outlets, according to former Mayor de Blasio's Executive Order 47
The citywide reading program engages New Yorkers to vote among five books for the one that they all want to read together. Past winners include Jennifer Egan's "Manhattan Beach" and "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Check out what other books were nominated for the citywide reading program.
Executive Order 47 requires City agencies, along with the NYC Department of Education, NYC Health + Hospitals, and NYCHA, to spend a significant portion of their advertising budgets in on-line and print media that reaches communities, such as ethnic and other minority communities, specific neighborhoods and boroughs, and residents who read in languages other than English.
DREAMing Out Loud is a tuition-free writing workshop for undocumented immigrants led by award-winning authors that is designed to help build a diverse talent pipeline for the publishing industry and empower DREAMers to use their voices to counter misinformation about immigrants. The workshop series was the recipient of a Mayor's Grant for Cultural Impact this year from the Department of Cultural Affairs and supported in part by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.
In 2021, MOME partnered with the National Book Foundation to spotlight NYC's role as the preeminent home of the book publishing industry.
The "Made in NY" Talks Series presents a variety of free programs exploring multiple topics within the media and entertainment industry. Programs focus on film, television, theater and digital media and support the goals of career development, networking, training and recruitment.