MOSPCE creates events that bring together some of our city's most notable public figures, faith leaders, activists, artists, and many other talented individuals. These events set the stage for and support our continuous effort to generate dialogues, address issues, celebrate diversity, and form new bridges between local government and those whom we serve.
Here are some examples of our major community events:
March 14, 2021
On March 14, the one-year anniversary of New York City's first pandemic-related death, Mayor Bill de Blasio honored New Yorkers who have passed away during the COVID-19 pandemic and commended the tireless efforts of essential workers.
January 26, 2021
Held virtually this year, the Mayor and Frist Lady's annual Interfaith gathering was dedicated to a dialogue on the COVID-19 vaccine.
December 18, 2020
This holiday season, First Lady McCray visited a family shelter to spread holiday cheer.
October 30, 2020
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray visit a family shelter to celebrate Halloween safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 27, 2020
First Lady Chirlane McCray hosts a virtual discussion about Faith and Mental Health in COVID-19 with Reverend Kyndra Frazier, Kay Warren, and Dr. Torian Easterling.
March 7, 2020
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to open their doors for the administration's fourth and final art installation on view at Gracie Mansion!
February 20, 2020
Gracie Mansion hosts and opening reception for the final and largest ever art exhibition of the de Blasio Administration focused on art and social justice.
January 28, 2020
Held annually, the Interfaith Breakfast brings together and celebrates leaders of various faiths in New York City.
October 25-27, 2019
Every year since 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcome thousands of children from all over New York City including families from homeless shelters and the foster care system to celebrate Halloween with them at Gracie Mansion.
July 18, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Harlem community to celebrate Harlem Week's 45th Anniversary.
June 20, 2019
The LGBTQ community came together to celebrate Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at Gracie Mansion.
May 22, 2019
New York City's Muslim community came together to break their fasts for a Ramadan Iftar with Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at Gracie Mansion.
April 30, 2019
In honor of the history and legacy of Shirley Chisholm, First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed guests to participate in a panel discussion surrounding civic engagement and encouraging young women to run for office in New York City.
April 11, 2019
First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed New York City's faith leaders to Gracie Mansion to discuss mental health.
March 26, 2019
First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed NYC's female leaders and their mentees to Gracie Mansion for an opportunity to connect with each other and build a network.
March 2, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed New York City residents to Gracie Mansion to view the new art exhibit, She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York.
January 22, 2019
She Persists: A Century of Women Artists in New York is a new art exhibit at Gracie Mansion that brings together more than 60 works by 44 women across 10 decades.