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October 2020

THE 2020 SUSTAINABILITY STEAM CHALLENGE CLIMATE ACTION FLAG RAISING

October 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Municipal Council Members and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Jersey City were  proud and honored to recognize Jersey City’s Office of Sustainability and Jersey City Public School’s 2020 Sustainability STEAM Challenge during the Climate Action Flag Raising ceremony on October 19, 2020.  During the 2019-2020 academic year, Jersey City student teams took climate action at the local level by solving a climate change-related problem in Jersey City. The Kindergarten through 2nd…

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November 2020

Moroccan Flag Raising

November 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M Fulop, the Municipal Council Members and Office of Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize and honor the Moroccan American Recreational and Organizational Council and the Moroccan-American community as we celebrate the 64th Anniversary of the Independence of the Kingdom of Morocco during the Flag Raising Ceremony held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. The Star-Spangled Banner national anthem was played followed by Morocco’s national anthem. The Moroccan American Recreational and Organizational Council NJ (MAROC)…

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March 2021

International Women’s Day Celebration

March 8 @ 7:00 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council,  and the Office of Cultural Affairs present an International Women’s Day Celebration. This is to honor our City Directors for their continuous diligent work especially during this unprecedented pandemic of Covid-19 in keeping the City of Jersey City going. This year, the theme for International Women’s Day (March 8th), “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World,” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world…

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The Irish Flag Raising

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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The City of Jersey City, Office of the Municipal Council and Office of the Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee of Jersey City during the Feast of Saint Patrick’s Cultural and Religious Celebration through the annual Flag Raising Ceremony on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  National Anthem of both nations were played. The Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, lit. 'the Day of the Festival of Patrick') is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17th March, the traditional…

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The Greek Flag Raising

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, Office of the Municipal Council and Office of the Cultural Affairs were proud to celebrate the Bicentennial Anniversary of Greece Independence with the Greek community during the annual Flag Raising Ceremony held on Thursday, March 25, 2021.  National Anthem of both nations were played one after the other. The grandeur the ancient Greeks left has endowed modern Americans and modern Greeks with democracy’s promise of liberty. The ideology of Greece, as embodied in the concept of democracy,…

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The Transgender Pride Flag Raising

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, Office of The Municipal Council, Office of the Cultural Affairs and the Mayor’s LGBTQ+ Taskforce were honored to present the 1st Trans Pride Flag Raising for Transgender Day of Visibility held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. As one of the most diverse cities in the country, the City of Jersey City aims to provide equal opportunity to all of its diverse employees, residents, and businesses. In support of this aim, the…

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April 2021

The Autism Awareness Month Flag Raising

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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    The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Office and the Office of Cultural Affairs were proud and honored to recognize The Whole Spectrum Autism Foundation, Smile Pre School Nursery and Historic Downtown Special Improvement District (HDSID) during the 1st Autism Awareness Flag Raising Ceremony held on Thursday, April 1, 2021.  The Whole Spectrum Autism Foundation is a New Jersey nonprofit organization that promotes Autism acceptance, encourages community inclusion, and advocates for families seeking help with their children, especially adults who have aged…

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Stop Asian Hate Rally

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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A big crowd gathered in City Hall Plaza on Saturday April 10th,  to support the Stop Asian Hate rally!   This was initiated by the Championing Political Change Organization in collaboration with Jersey City Municipal Council and Office of Cultural Affairs. Young and old of diverse communities in attendance including multiple Asian American organizations like Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Commission, Philippine American Friendship Community (PAFCOM),  Nepalese ADWAN.org, Jersey City Asian Merchants Association (JCAMA), Anakbayan North Jersey, Gabriela NJ, Migrante-NJ, Malaya…

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The Israeli Flag Raising

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Members and the Office of Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize the Consulate General of Israel, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, the Israeli American Council, New Jersey-Israel Commission and the Jewish community as we celebrate the 73rd Anniversary of Israel’s Independence during the Flag Raising Ceremony on Thursday, April 15, 2021. National Anthem of both nations were played.  The United Nations General Assembly voted on November 29,…

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Inter-Faith Ramadan Iftar Celebration

April 15 @ 7:00 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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What is Ramadan and the reason to celebrate Ramadan? Fasting. For Muslims, Ramadan is a holy month dedicated to prayer, Quran recitation, introspection and fasting during the sunlight hours.  Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam. The fast (sawm) begins at dawn and ends at sunset.  This year 2021, Ramadan started in the evening of  Monday, April 12 and ends in the evening of  Wednesday, May…

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Earth Day Climate Action Flag Raising

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Members and the Office of Cultural Affairs with Office of Sustainability, Jersey City Board of Education and Jersey City Public schools were proud to celebrate Earth Day 2021 during the Flag Raising Ceremony on Thursday, April 22, 2021.  Millions of Americans came together to celebrate the First Earth Day on April 22, 1970 created by Senator Gaylord Nelson as a way to force this issue onto the national…

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May 2021

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH “Closing Ceremony”

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The National Women’s History Month is an annual celebration honoring the contributions of women to American history, culture, and society. The month-long celebration is dedicated to reflect on the numerous but often overlooked contributions of women such as Abigail Adams, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and Rosa Parks to American history from independence to the present day. Join us for the closing ceremony on May 6, 2021, outdoors at City Hall Plaza, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Hosted by Council President, Joyce Watterman and The Women's History Month…

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Emergency Medical Services Flag Raising

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Office and the Office of Cultural Affairs are immensely proud of these brave members of Jersey City Medical Center Emergency Medical Services and honored to celebrate Emergency Medical Services Week from May 16th  through May 22nd   with the the annual flag raising ceremony held on Monday, May 17, 2021.  During the Emergency Medical Services Week, we honor all of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers who play such a…

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The Haitian Flag Raising

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Office and the Office of Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize the Haitians Unified for Development and Education (HUDE), Haiti Solidarity Network of the North East (HSNNE) and Haitian Evangelical Church of Jesus Christ as we celebrate the 218th Anniversary of Haiti’s Flag and Universities Day during their flag raising on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The American and Haitian Anthems were played one after the other.  Haitian Flag Day…

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Cuban Flag Raising

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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    The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Members and the Office of Cultural Affairs were honored to recognize Cuban American Alliance for Leadership and Education with members of the Cuban American community on their 119th Anniversary of Cuban Independence during  the Flag Raising ceremony on Thursday, May 20, 2021.  National Anthems of both nations were played.  The Cuban American Alliance for Leadership and Education (CAALE) is a non-profit organization centered on supporting education within…

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Ecuadorian Flag Raising

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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The City of Jersey City, Office of the Municipal Council and Office of the Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize Poder Ecuatoriano USA, Poder Latino USA and Poder Hispano Inc. to celebrate the 212th  Anniversary of Ecuador’s Independence during the Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, May 24 2021.  National Anthem of both nations will be played. After nearly three hundred years of Spanish rule, the citizens of Quito were the first in Latin America to rebel and declare independence on…

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Black Lives Matter Flag Raising

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, Office of the Municipal Council and Office of the Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize the Blacks in Law Enforcement Servicing the Community to honor Black Lives Matter with the African community during the  1st  Flag Raising Ceremony held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.   Blacks in Law Enforcement Servicing the Community (B.L.E.S.C.)  in Jersey City is a non-profit organization, a multicultural, and multi faceted group of dedicated men and women in…

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Guyana Flag Raising

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Office of Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs are honored to recognize Jersey City West Indian Community and the Guyanese on the 55th Anniversary of Guyana’s Independence during their annual flag raising ceremony on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. The two nations’ anthems were played one after the other. Guyana’s Independence has been celebrated since 1966 and currently known as “Carnival.” The history of Guyana has been shaped by…

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June 2021

Philippine Flag Raising

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
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The City of Jersey City, Office of the Municipal Council and Office of the Cultural Affairs were proud to recognize the Philippine Consulate General of East Coast,  Philippine American Friendship Community (PAFCOM, Inc.) and members of the Filipino community on their 123rd Anniversary of Philippine Independence during the Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday, June 4, 2021. The Philippine Declaration of Independence took place on June 12, 1898 when Filipino revolutionary forces, under the leadership of General Emilio Aguinaldo, publicly read the Act of Declaration of Independence proclaiming the sovereignty and…

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Bel Canto International Society presents: “Bel Canto Opera”

June 11 @ 6:00 pm
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jeresy City, NJ United States
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  Join us on the steps of City Hall for a Magical Night of Singing and Art !

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