Takoma Park to Recognize Immigrant Heritage Month

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart will issue a proclamation recognizing the month of June as Immigrant Heritage Month, according to a news release.

Immigrant Heritage Month will allow residents to celebrate the various backgrounds and cultures of individuals and families in the City of Takoma Park.

“Now more than ever, it is essential we take time to recognize and celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month,” Stewart released in a statement. “In coming together, we recommit ourselves to being an inclusive and welcoming community that upholds the right of all people to live with dignity and respect.”

In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, city leaders are inviting residents for a celebratory reception before the city council meeting on June 21 at 7:00 p.m.

The celebration will be held at the New Hampshire Recreation Center at 7315 New Hampshire Avenue.

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