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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception to express their appreciation to the interfaith leaders the administration has worked with over the last 8 years.
Mayor Bill de Blasio interacting with guests at the reception
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a reception with The NYC Department of Small Business Services to acknowledge and thank the small business community for their partnership and resiliency throughout the pandemic.
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    The Mayor and First Lady hosted a reception to celebrate organizations and leaders that have supported the administration’s behavioral and mental health initiatives over the last 8 years.
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    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 to celebrate Halloween with them at Gracie Mansion.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray gathered New York City faith leaders for an interfaith luncheon to discuss the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine, how best to provide mental health resources to young people and the ways in which the city is taking action to combat violence amongst youth.
    

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

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.