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October 2013

Issue No. 31

Volunteer Corner


Volunteer of the Month  


We interviewed Camissa Celestin at our September 14th citizenship event at the Silberman School for Social Work at Hunter College. See what Camissa had to say about her volunteer experience with CUNY Citizenship Now.

Director's Corner

null Over the past few years our volunteer trainings have been a great asset in improving our services at events. It will be even more crucial with the new change coming to the N-400 form.  Read Allan's column  for his insights on our trainings and how the federal government shutdown seems to be delaying issuance of the N-400 form.

What's Happening at
CUNY Citizenship Now

July 2013 Event Recent Events
CUNY Citizenship Now recently held a Citizenship Application Assistance Event on September 28. We held the event in the Bronx and it was sponsored by Council Member Andy King.  During the event, Councilman King personally thanked everyone who attended this event, especially the 44 volunteers who came out to assist participants interested in naturalizing.  Click here to read more. 


Member Network

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Mark Your Calendars


  Bulletin Board

We appreciate your feedback:

Send us your ideas and suggestions
for how to make your volunteer
experience better by following the link
below. You can also always find this
link in our event thank you emails.
Thanks for your input!
Click here to give your feedback



Fun and Stuff

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Poll Question  

You are volunteering at an application
assistance event and are assigned to
the Application Assistance Station. You
are assisting a male participant who is
25 years old with his N-400 form. You
reach Part G, Question 33. He cannot
remember if or when he registered with
the Selective Service.
How do you proceed next?

Click here to answer

Managing Editor

A. Sofia Carreno


Legal Editor
Allan Wernick, Esq.


Gabriel Espinal

This Month's Newsletter and
Member Network Contributors

Tom Shea, Esq.
James McGovern
Stina Rosenquist
Vikramjit Gill
David Sturniolo