Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio4 posts
28 Sep, 2015

Visits New York City Hall

Other Awards

Mohamed is a guest of honor at New York’s City Hall, where he is given a proclamation from Public Advocate James, who calls him a role model and lets him sit in her chair in the council chambers. He also meets Mayor De Blasio.

4 Mar, 2015

Adds Muslim holidays to school calendars

Makes Statement

De Blasio adds Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha to the school calendars of all New York City public schools. The schools will close for these holidays.

We’re here today to make good on a promise to our Muslim brothers and sisters that a holiday of supreme importance to the Muslim community will be recognized in our school calendar so that children can honor the holiday without missing school…We are committed to having a school calendar that reflects and honors the extraordinary diversity of our students.

25 Oct, 2014

Dines at restaurant visited by Spencer

New York City Mayor De Blasio, his wife his wife Chirlane McCray, and New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett dine at The Meatball Shop in West Village, a restaurant visited by Spencer before he was diagnosed with Ebola. The restaurant reopens to a packed house after being closed for a brief time following Spencer’s visit. De Blasio:

We are not only resilient, we are not only tough, we stand by each other. It’s an example of how New Yorkers deal with a challenge.

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