Four women having their photos taken.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and honor the Asian-Pacific American community contributions to New York City.
A woman playing the Chinese Zither also known as a Guzheng.

Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

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    Thank you to our Asian-Pacific Heritage Month Reception Community Engagement Partner: EmblemHealth!
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    In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Week, New York City’s immigrant community enjoyed an evening at Gracie Mansion with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
First Lady Chirlane McCray speaking to the audience from the podium.
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    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.
Dr. Sarah Sayeed, Venerable Youwang Zhang, and Dr. Simran Jeet Singh
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    First Lady Chirlane McCray welcomed New York City's faith leaders to Gracie Mansion to discuss mental health.

Our city is only as strong as the bonds that bring us together.

In support of the Mayor and First Lady's commitment to honor the diverse communities of our City, the Mayor's Office of Special Projects and Community Events (MOSPCE) organizes, manages and directs Mayoral public ceremonies, celebrations and receptions, in partnership with city agencies and with the support of the private sector. These special events are hosted at Gracie Mansion-also known as the People's House-and other iconic sites across the City.