If you have missed the ongoing conversation about the need to preserve the tradition of the parade in New York, and to protect the role and the voice of its many affiliate groups, it's worth looking up the many places where the dialogue continues. There is a petition to help focus the concern -- and the link below will take you to a petition where you can add your name, and if you wish, why this is important to you.
Above, St. Patrick Parade, Fifth Ave., New York 1907. From George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
ST. PATRICK'S PARADE - The Current Conversation