Denis Yuen, Program Director, Peconic Community Center
That $10,000 Starter House Is Now $500,000.....
When I got back here, I returned with a couple of realistic facts. I know I will never be able to afford a house in Long Island. Even though I will make more being up here, I will eventually end up living in a basement apartment for the next 25 years, until I retire with a nest egg.
"Getting It Right on Immigration: What’s Working, What’s Next"
Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi and a panel of respected civic leaders will discuss immigration on Long Island and the principles needed to guide the debate on immigration reform.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
6:00PM - 8:30PM
1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd.
Melville, NY 11747
Thomas R. Suozzi
Nassau County Executive
Roger Clayman, LI Federation of Labor
Matthew T. Crosson, LIA
Chung-Wha Hong, New York Immigration Coalition
Sister Margaret Smyth, Hispanic Apostolate of the North Fork
Suman Raghunathan, Immigration Policy Analyst
Admission is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 516-304-5642.
- 73% of Blacks said they view the quality of care on Long Island as a problem, compared to 47% of Whites.
- 45% of Blacks say the number of people without insurance is the single biggest problem that the health care system faces.
- Only 20% of Whites agreed; instead, their biggest concern is the cost of health care, according to the poll.
- Blacks are almost twice as likely as Whites - 79% compared to 41% - to support health care overhaul legislation that is based on proposals outlined by President Obama.
Blacks more critical of health care on LI
LIers want health care fix