They served warm plates – and a jam as well. The New York City Mission Society opened the doors of its Minisink Townhouse headquarters this past Tues., Nov. 17th to serve over 200 guests a full Thanksgiving meal sponsored by Whole Foods and Vita Coco.Read More »
The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium was a rousing success. Held in the historic United Palace Theater this past Saturday, November 14th, the 2nd iteration of the Quisqueya Heights Symposium delved into the topic of entrepreneurship with an inspiring panel of young Latino entrepreneurs.Read More »
Whereas our Council Members have convened a town hall on Jewish poverty in New York City; Whereas, according to the UJA-Federation of NY Jewish Community Study of 2011, Russian-speaking immigrant Jews have the highest levels of poverty among all...Read More »
The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium is going down at the venerable United Palace on Saturday, November 14th from 3 pm to 6pm. Aptly titled Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs, the event will hone in on young Uptown entrepreneurs...Read More »
“My school was a disaster.” Teacher Sierra Green did not mince words as she recalled her time attending what she said were failing schools in Brownsville as a child. “It was so unfair,” she continued. “Because I grew up in Brownsville instead of Park Slope, I was treated as...Read More »
Now, he’ll be in the room where it happened. In the musical production Hamilton, Aaron Burr, played by Leslie Odom. Jr. regales the audience with the show-stopper “The Room Where it Happens,” replete with details of the “Dinner Table Bargain,” known as the Compromise of 1790.Read More »
Size matters. A recent survey conducted by the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) found that the number of oversized classes in New York City’s public schools has shrunk. As announced by UFT President Michael Mulgrew earlier this month, the number of overcrowded classes...