Cultural Heritage Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.1550

    Organizations that work for the preservation and promotion of the traditions, values and lifestyles of different cultural groups; organize activities and events which promote cultural exchange locally, regionally and nationally; and seek to encourage understanding and respect for different cultural heritages among youthful members of the group as well as the mainstream population.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NASSAU COUNTYOffers a wide range of exhibits and programs to interpret the heritage and contributions of African Americans to the growth and development of the region and the nation. Offers educational programs by reservation. Seasonal programs available. Call for additional information.NassauAFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NASSAU COUNTYAFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NASSAU COUNTY
    BLACK HISTORY COMMISSIONPromotes sound knowledge and information regarding the cultural heritage of African Americans during the month of February and is used as a resource to develop greater understanding of the lifestyles of the African American cultural background.SuffolkTOWN COUNCILTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIESOffers a center that was established, to promote a better appreciation of Indian thought, culture, and civilization, by developing expertise and resources for studying India, for the benefit of the university and the community. Nurtured by the dedicated efforts of students and faculty, university administration and the Indian American community, the Center has evolved rapidly to become an academic success story, a proud community asset, and a major national resource center on India. The center offers many services, courses, programs and events. Call the Center for more detailed information.SuffolkCENTER FOR INDIA STUDIESSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    CENTER FOR ITALIAN STUDIESThe Center has three specific purposes; first to stimulate interdisciplinary research on the part of the local academic community on issues that bring about a better understanding of Italy and Italian Americans; second to become a national and international focus for Italian and Italian American affairs and third to promote a better understanding of Italy and Italian Americans by bringing the latest scholarly findings on Italy and Italian Americans to the general public as well as by organizing cultural activities of general interest. The Center for Italian Studies takes pride in its efforts to focus both on scholarly endeavors as well as cultural enrichment for the community. Contact the Center for the schedule of events and classes.SuffolkCENTER FOR ITALIAN STUDIESSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    CHARLES B.WANG CENTERIs dedicated to being the foremost world-class center of Asian and Asian American arts and culture. The Charles B. Wang Center manifests this commitment by creating, establishing, organizing and documenting programs of the highest caliber that reflect both traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American cultures and societies. These programs include exhibitions, films, lectures, conferences, performances, and educational discussions. The Charles B. Wang Center also supports scholarship and publications of eminence and intellectual merit. In public programs that respond to the broad issues of Asian and Asian American arts and culture, the Charles B. Wang Center seeks to create a dialogue between the established and the experimental, and between the past and the present. Central to the Charles B. Wang Center's mission is the encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of Asian and Asian American arts and culture by diverse local, national and international audiences. These audiences are composed of students, faculty, artists, scholars and general public members of the Stony Brook community that the Center serves. The Wang Center provides a 120,000 square foot building, which houses multifunctional facilities of theater, gallery, lecture hall, chapel and dining hall. The Wang Center also houses Jasmine which is a full-service cafe offering an array of authentic, fresh, and seasonal Asian foods, including Korean, Chinese, Indian, Live Cooking at our New Hibachi Grill, Handmade Sushi, Sushi Burritos and Poke Bowls, and a wide assortment of Flavored Teas and Bubble Teas at our Teahouse. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. Please check the rest of the website for the admission prices of performances, lectures, workshops and film programs.SuffolkCHARLES B.WANG CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    EDUCATIONProvides a variety of innovative, hands-on school discovery programs to actively involve students in discovering and analyzing many aspects of Long Island history. These programs include role playing, handling objects, house hunts, creative writing, and art workshops. Call for more information.SuffolkEDUCATIONSOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF LONG ISLAND ANTIQUITIES
    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSOffers a Saturday Cultural Program to help youth learn their language, history and culture. Participants must speak Spanish. Call for further information.NassauEDUCATIONAL PROGRAMSCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
    IRISH STUDIES INSTITUTEWorks to illuminate and document the central role Irish Americans have played, and continue to play, in the United States; and to extend and enrich exchanges between Irish Americans and those from other cultural backgrounds. The Institute will highlight the rich history, integration and cultural exchanges of the Irish throughout the New York metropolitan area and beyond. Sample courses Include: Irish Language & Gaelic Culture Classes (Beginners-Intermediate-Advanced). To register and for more information contact Jackie Williams at (516) 323-4730, jwilliams4@molloy.edu. Please check our website for additional programming for the Fall of 2018 at: http://connect.molloy.edu/IrishInstitute.NassauIRISH STUDIES INSTITUTEMOLLOY COLLEGE
    JAPAN CENTERCreates a bridge between the university and the local community and promoting education and research in the study of Japan, Japanese culture and society and the lives of both Japanese culture and society and the lives of both Japanese and Japanese-Americans. The Japan Center organizes symposia, lectures, workshops, performances, film festivals, educational events and outreach programs. Call the center for more information.SuffolkJAPAN CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    LESBIAN HERSTORY ARCHIVESOffers an information and cultural center concerning Lesbian culture and history, and speakers' bureau to the community at large. Research may be done through mail or fax.LESBIAN HERSTORY ARCHIVESLESBIAN HERSTORY ARCHIVES
    LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF CHINESETeaches mandarin chinese and chinese culture to local communities. Different levels of chinese are offered from pre-K-12 as well as adult classes and CSL(Chinese as a Second Language). Parents and grandparents are encouraged to join choir, choose Tai ji Yoga and dancing classes. Call for more information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF CHINESELONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF CHINESE
    NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PUERTO RICAN WOMEN, INC.Promotes the full participation of Puerto Rican Women and Hispanic Women in the cultural, economic, social and political life in their communities. Promotes cultural awareness, educates the members and the community on issues that will affect them including, but not limited to, healthcare, public information, education, mentoring, networking and environmental issues. E-mail or visit website for additional information.NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PUERTO RICAN WOMEN, INC.NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PUERTO RICAN WOMEN, INC.
    ORT AMERICA, LONG ISLAND REGIONA volunteer based organization which provides support and advocacy in the Jewish community by focusing on education and the National Literacy campaign. Helps combat anti-semitism, champions women rights, helps sustain Democratic values and works for progressive change. Offers an ORT Apprenticeship program, Secondary and Industrial schools, Technical Institutes, Junior Colleges, and Teacher Institutes. Call for further information and brochure.SuffolkORT AMERICA, LONG ISLAND REGIONORT AMERICA, LONG ISLAND REGION
    PLAINVIEW CHINESE CULTURAL CENTEROffers Chinese language and cultural courses to children 4 years and older, and adults. Call for more information.NassauPLAINVIEW CHINESE CULTURAL CENTERPLAINVIEW CHINESE CULTURAL CENTER
    RAINBOW SCHOOLOffers an after school Enrichment Program for children from Russian Families who want to maintain their Russian language and heritage and enhance their understanding of Jewish culture. Classes are conducted in Russian and held on weekdays after school.NassauRAINBOW SCHOOLTHE MARION & AARON GURAL JCC
    RUSSIAN COME ALIVE SOCIAL DAY PROGRAMOffers recreational, therapeutic, and social activities, including trips and outings, morning snack, and lunch for Russian senior citizens. Call for further information.NassauRUSSIAN COME ALIVE SOCIAL DAY PROGRAMTHE MARION & AARON GURAL JCC
    YOUNG INDIAN CULTURAL GROUPDedicated to preserving Indian Culture through teaching traditions, stories, cultural values and performing arts Maintaining strong skills in languages like Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu and Sanskrit Conducting workshops and courses for the community Training cultural teachers to continue the traditions Developing teaching materials and curriculum for teachers Developing leadership programs for youth and families and serving as a community resource to Asian Indians and other groups.NassauYOUNG INDIAN CULTURAL GROUPYOUNG INDIAN CULTURAL GROUP

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