Liberians and friends in New York, the United States will on Saturday, April 16, 2023, gather to witness the long awaited program that they have been advocating for.
Having gained legal passage for the naming of Little Liberia Way from the New York City council late last year through lobbying of former City Councilwoman Debbie Rose and confirmed naming dedication with the current City Council person Kamillah Hanks.
The organizer is therefore inviting all well meaning people to this occasion, the Little Liberia Way naming.
According to a dispatch from New York,
the upcoming Little Liberia Way naming ceremony will be held at Park hill Ave, Stapleton, Staten Island, New York at 12 noon on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Sobel court & Park hill Ave intersection, Staten Island.
On this day Liberians and descendants/ friends of Liberia living on Staten Island, New York will witness the co-naming of Sobel court/ Park hill Ave as Little Liberia Way.
This is in recognition and honor of the valuable contributions of Liberian immigrants and descendants of Liberia, one of the oldest and vibrant immigrant communities on Staten Island, New York (the Park hill area of Stapleton).
Most of the over 10,000 1st and 2nd generation Liberians on on Staten Island live in park hill Ave and Sobel ct/Bowen st corridor. They contribute in areas of social service, healthcare, construction, transportation, military, hospitality, law enforcement, education, finance, business, social welfare, caregiving and many others fields.
Meanwhile, the founder and Little Liberia Advocacy, Deacon Telee Brown has expressed thanks and appreciation to all for their support as they celebrate this monumental milestone honoring Liberian contribution to their new community in the USA.
Deacon Telee Brown
Founder, Little Liberia Advocacy 7184967492/teleebrown1@gmail.
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