Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow mindedness Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of earth all ones lifetime, written by Mark Twain.
and echoed by City Tech students enrolled in Sustainable Tourism classes. We encourage you to expand your view of the worldright here in Brooklyn!
Brooklyn serves as the first settlement for many new immigrants. As the citys most populous borough, Brooklyn is home to nearly 31% of the citys 8 million residents. Census data from 2000 and 1990 reveal the boroughs newest inhabitants are most likely to arrive from Caribbean nations, Latino countries, the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe or Asia.
Brooklyns ethnically diverse population provides a rich framework for an abundance of multi-cultural activities, destinations and services. Centuries of traditions, cultural experiences and celebrations have been transformed into American life as new immigrants settle here.
More sites will
be added focusing on additional ethnic communities, activities and
Funding for this project has been provided by a grant from the CUNY Affirmative Action Committee. Also contributing support to this effort is the MTA, the Gotham Gazette and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. Artwork & portions of the Subway Map© 2002 are owned by MTA New York City Transit and commissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit.