Celebrating the centennial of the recruitment of Polish immigrants from the United States to the Polish Army in France during World War I, New York’s division of the Polish Army Veterans Association of America (PAVA) is making an effort to keep the memory of these volunteer freedom fighters alive.
“As we watch Brooklyn continue to evolve, it’s important that we preserve not only its history, but the livelihood of its native residents. It’s a balancing act, but our campaign aims to celebrate Brooklyn’s triumphs while also bringing much-needed attention to the 23% who live in poverty in our great borough.”
Keith McDermott is a New York City-based musician and photographer.
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