February-March Events Summary

Volunteer Corps

Events Summary:  February - March 2013

Citizenship Application Assistance Event with MOIA
On February 23rd, 2013 we held another NYCitizenship in Schools event with the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs.  This event was held at Erasmus Hall Educational Campus in Brooklyn.  With the assistance of 64 volunteers we helped 101 participants apply for citizenship.  We also referred 39 participants to our immigration centers for more assistance with their cases and one person was told that she was possibly already a citizen.  In all we helped 140 participants at this event thanks to the support and hard work of our volunteers.

Citizenship Application Assistance Event with Council Member Maria Del Carmen Arroyo
On March 9th, we held our first citizenship event of March.  This event was sponsored by Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo, Hostos Community College, the New Americans Campaign and NALEO.  At this event 46 volunteers assisted 130 participants. One hundred and one participants had their citizenship applications completed, and another 29 were referred to one of our centers for further assistance.