(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) partnered with the Freeport Memorial Library to host a Spanish-language webinar on Friday, Oct. 8 focused on raising awareness about important community resources that are available.
Discussion focused upon the important role local libraries serve in connecting residents with social services agencies; free assistance with taxes; English language classes; resources for small business owners; activities for young people, and more. The program included Amy Flores, the Director of Nassau County’s Office of Hispanic Affairs, as a featured speaker.
Residents can view the webinar on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1166515547507164&id=100024461904100.
“Twenty-first century libraries are community hubs that deliver an outstanding assortment of programs and services - many of them at little or no cost to the participant,” Legislator Mulé’s said. “It was a pleasure to partner with the Freeport Memorial Library and Nassau County’s Office of Hispanic Affairs for this webinar and I look forward to working closely with these important community partners in the months ahead.”
The webinar is part of Legislator Mulé’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, which spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on Sept. 15 because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days soon after on Sept. 16 and 18, respectively.