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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York

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Velazquez on Lunar New Year

Velázquez on Lunar New Year
January 27, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the Lunar New Year:

“The Lunar New Year provides a time for families to gather, honor ancestors, pay tribute to traditions, celebrate a year of hard work and prepare for a prosperous new year.  The events celebrating the Lunar New Year throughout our nation and across the country highlight our country’s cultural vibrancy.
 
“One of New York’s greatest strengths has always been its diversity and Asian communities are a vital part of our cultural tapestry.  I wish all my friends and neighbors good luck and prosperity in the Year of the Rooster.”


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