Category: Elizabeth, NJ
Published on 28 April 2017

MIRA USA held a workshop on how to apply to college.

Elizabeth, NJ – A group of MIRAISTAS met in the morning on Saturday, April 22nd at the Peterstown Community Center with the goal of helping high school students and the community who want to attend or apply to college. 

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The workshop featured a presentation by a group of Princeton University students informing the community on how to apply to college, financial aid, scholarship process, testing, essay preparations and interviews. In the workshop, participants also had the opportunity to ask the Princeton students questions, to interact and played jeopardy.

This event which MIRA USA offers is of an excellent benefit to the community giving them an opportunity to continue their education and be educated when applying to college. 

The event accommodated more than 35 participants with the assistance of ten volunteers from Princeton University and 15 volunteers from MIRA. 

Category: Elizabeth, NJ
Published on 30 September 2013

Miraists Participate in Yearly Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in Union City

Union City, NJ- A group of Miraists participated in the ceremony of commemoration for the Hispanic Heritage Month, which for the fourth time, is organized by the office of Senator Robert Menendez.

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The event was held on Sunday, September 15 at the Union City Performing Arts Center. Over 300 people gathered for this event including important figures of the arts, politics, music and sports world.

Around 30 MIRA USA members represented the organization in this ceremony in which the democratic Senator highlighted the achievements and contributions of the Hispanic community in the United States. 

Singer Frankie Negrón, a New Jersey native, was the key speaker of this event, whose host was Miguel Pozo, director of the National Asociation of Hipanic Lawyers (HNBA).


Category: Elizabeth, NJ
Published on 13 September 2013

Ecological Day in Elizabeth, NJ

ELIZABETH, N.J. – Given the need of keeping our environment clean, and with the purpose of bettering the quality of life of all members of society, on Saturday August 24th about 20 Miraists in Elizabeth, NJ performed an ecological day in the city train station. The purpose was to raise awareness to the dwellers of the City of Elizabeth about the importance of maintaining the city clean for everyone.

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Category: Elizabeth, NJ
Published on 12 August 2013

Celebration of Annual Colombian Independence Festival in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, N.J. – Attendees who attended the tenth Colombian independence festival held in Elizabeth, New Jersey, experienced enthusiasm and joy. Dozens of Colombians and people from different nationalities came together at Morris Avenue on July 21, to celebrate the Colombian independence along with beautiful musical and cultural performances.


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MIRA USA had the opportunity to participate in this exemplary event for the third consecutive time and once again left behind its blue mark with the presence of over fifty Miraists from different cities of the New Jersey state and the spread of our emblematic food.