New York City is home to some of the world's most vibrant ethnic communities. MOSPCE's events are designed to embrace and celebrate the rich cultural tapestry that shapes our city. Each year, the Mayor hosts celebrations to highlight the diversity and civic contributions of New York's many heritage groups.
Here is a sampling from some of our annual heritage celebrations:
June 24, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception to celebrate the Puerto Rican community.
June 18, 2021
The Mayor and First Lady hosted a gathering in St. Nicholas Park in Harlem to kick-off Juneteenth events across the five boroughs.
May 27, 2021
The Mayor celebrated Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center.
February 27, 2020
Mayor Bill de Blasio hosts the Guyana Republic Golden Jubilee Reception at Gracie Mansion.
February 25, 2020
In celebration of Black History Month, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception at the American Museum of Natural History.