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Opening of Bilingual Bangla High School Program, Jamaica
April 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Opening of Bilingual Bangla High School Program will be held at the Hillcrest High School, Jamaica as many of the student of the school are of Bangladeshi descent. The event will celebrate Bangla music, dance, and food. Several prominent members of the Bangladeshi community will speak about the importance of bilingualism and biculturalism, including the Consul General of Bangladesh in New York. Offers to speak have also been extended to local politicians and representatives from CBOs such as South Asian Youth Action (SAYA), Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), and others. Bangladeshi local TV and print media are invited to attend.
Hillcrest High School Auditorium
160-05 Highland Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432
Russell Wasden, 718-658-5407
Assistant Principal of English as a New Language (ENL)