Reflections from Our First Wakanda Celebration

Mount Vernon, New York // September 4, 2021 “We were honored to be included in the vibrant experience of African culture that was the Wakanda Celebration. It was a very festive day in Mount Vernon!” – Teresa Jankovic, Interim CEO Earlier this month, we had the privilege – followed by a warm and generous welcome…

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Join Us at the Wakanda Celebration in Mount Vernon!

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August 25, 2021 Since immigrating to the United States from Tanzania in 1987, Rose Luangisa has made it her mission to spread the beauty and richness of African culture across the country while simultaneously supporting African artisans. Rose founded Luangisa Art Gallery in Mount Vernon to showcase African cultural artifacts. And, as a way to…

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Community Capital New York Awarded Highest CDFI Rapid Response Program Grant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2021 Contact: Julie Fahnestock, Director of Marketing & Communications Community Capital New York Community Capital New York Awarded Highest CDFI Rapid Response Program Grant (Elmsford, New York) Community Capital New York, a nonprofit lender and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), is proud to announce that they have been awarded $1,826,265…

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