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National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)'s 25th Anniversary National Conference

posted Aug 13, 2019, 1:32 PM by Soh Young Lee-Segredo

National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)'s 25th Anniversary National Conference took place at Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans.  It's member, Soh Young Lee-Segredo was honored with the Equity, Social Justice Advocacy Award on Sat, October 3, 2015 at the President Gala. There is NAME International Chapter in S. Korea.  Next year's National Conference is in Cleveland, Ohio. Soh Young Lee-Segredo is a public school teacher, singer, multicultural performer, community activist and mentor. 
She is NAACP Life time members. In 2012 she founded Multicultural Council of NY, Inc (MCCNY). and she writes creative community grants so she can assist local communities with art and education. MCCNY is recipient of NYS Arts Grant for 2014 and 2015.

Black History Month Event at the Freeport United Methodist Church

posted Aug 13, 2019, 12:53 PM by Soh Young Lee-Segredo   [ updated Aug 19, 2019, 12:29 PM ]

The MultiCultural Council of New York sponsored the participation of the Ad Lib Steel Orchestra for a fundraiser at the Freeport United Methodist Church on February 22, 2015. The group was scouted out by MCCNY's Director Ms. Lee-Segredo.

Korea Independence Day Celebration in Bayside Library on Wed. August 12, 2015

posted Aug 13, 2019, 12:07 PM by Soh Young Lee-Segredo

At 3 PM on Aug 12, 2015, the Bayside Library was a full house with 40-50 people, some unable to sit so looked through the window. Indeed beautiful photos of 1, 1.5 and 2nd generation leaders from both Korea and India to celebrate Korean Independence Day. (with surprise of Indian leaders' speeches) From left Dr. Yousuf Syed, Bradley Sheen, William Ban, Joshua Lee, Soh Young Lee-Segredo, Arvind Vora and Oak Joo Moon. Program included singing Korean and American National Anthems, Korean Independence Day Song and March 1 Movement Day song with cello and Korean Hour Glass Drum.
Pansori singer Oak Jo Moon sang Sarang Ga & Sachul Ga as well as her version March 1 Movement Song. Korean Independence Day Song was joined by many young children and adults from audience holding the Korean Flag.  Soh Young Lee-Segredo sang Chalte, Chalte Indian Song and Arirang Korean song, Special guests from Indian community spoke about two countries similarities, success and world peace. Korean press, TKC and K Korea 1660 am were there. TKC uploaded video on Aug 13 and K Korea 1660 aired part of the skit on Aug 13 in the evening.

'Pansori' Collaborations

posted Aug 13, 2019, 11:59 AM by Soh Young Lee-Segredo

As a teacher of Pansori, singer Oak Koon and I, as MCPMC director, often collaborate on events in the Tri-State area.

Flushing Town Hall

posted Aug 13, 2019, 11:46 AM by Soh Young Lee-Segredo

The MultiCultural Council of New York are strong supporters of the Flushing Town Hall. Starting from Night Market in the beginning of July, to Korean artist exhibition, then in August, we attended Dance in Queens,
Ms. Lee-Segredo's fellow storyteller from 20 some what years back, Abha Roy to learn Indian Dance, to the Chinese Theater Works production featuring Chinese female warriors, we try to support the performance art center affordable yet quality performances!

Happy Lunar New Year 2016

posted Aug 12, 2019, 5:11 PM by Soh Young Lee-Segredo

NYC Public School is officially off tomorrow to celebrate Lunar New Year. I personally  think the reality is that it is a celebration of Asian Americans work ethic. We contribute tremendously to NYS economy and  hold high academic standards and achievement.

See the flyer and if you can join me on February 20 events,  I really appreciate it.

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