Utica, NY is a post industrial city in in Upstate New York that has gained fame as the "City that Loves Refugees" by welcoming immigrants fleeing climate disasters, war zones and persecution from all parts of the world, providing English language classes & other other orientation programs to prepare them to become citizens. Likewise it's an active center for the "Black Lives Matter" movement with rallies that attract multi cultural participation.
0 Fine Art Photography Awards just announced the 2017 winners for its prestigious photo contest. Over 6000 submissions were received from 89 countries around the world. Winners were selected by highly acclaimed panel of international judges, including: Tim Franco, Nadia Dias, Liza Van der Stock, atilde Gattoni, Amélie Labourdette, Valery Klamm and Pierre Abensur. Ana Santos has won the title of"¦