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Save the date! The Medal's 30th Anniversary - May 7th, 2016!

 

 

 

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The 29th Annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony was a smashing success! NECO honored some of the most amazing men and women in… READ MORE »

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  • The 2015 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    The 2015 Ellis Island Medals of Honor
    The 2015 Ellis Island Medals of Honor were an incredible success. For more pictures of the event, be sure to check our Facebook page! Click here for more information.
  • Justice Sandra Day O'Connor accepts her Ellis Island Medal of Honor

    Justice Sandra Day O'Connor accepts her Ellis Island Medal of Honor
    Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Sandra Day O’Connor, joined the esteemed roster of Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients on Thursday, April 16th, 2015. Justice O’Connor was unable to join the other 99 medalist for the ceremony on Ellis Island May 9th and so NECO made a special trip to the Supreme Court Building in Washington DC to confer the Medal in a private ceremony in chambers.
  • NECO Launches Two Scholarships in Honor of Fallen Officers

    NECO Launches Two Scholarships in Honor of Fallen Officers
    The National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Scholarship in Memory of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu was created in memory of two NYPD Officers who were murdered while protecting and serving the citizens of New York on December 20th, 2014. NECO is proud to have partnered with John Jay College of Criminal Justice on this important and necessary educational opportunity.
  • NECO Visits the Long-Closed South Side of Ellis Island

    NECO Visits the Long-Closed South Side of Ellis Island
    NECO took a “Hard Hat Tour” developed by Save Ellis Island, Inc. All proceeds from the tour will go to the restoration and preservation of the unrestored historic south side buildings.
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