Tag Archives: Education

Boosting autism outreach
Impulsando la atención al autismo

It was her first bill. As sponsored by Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa, the New York State Assembly has passed a bill that amends the...
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The Mayor’s Mission
La misión del alcalde

Confieran el control. El alcalde Bill de Blasio realizó una manifestación en la rotonda del Ayuntamiento el lunes, instando a Albany a ampliar...
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Community News – 06.14.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.14.17

Celebrate the nation’s freedom at the oldest house in Manhattan on Thurs., June 29th form 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum...
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Film Works Alfresco debuts in Inwood
Serie de cine hace su debut

A free outdoor summer film series has launched in Inwood Hill Park. Film Works Alfresco is a curated film series that will present both...
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“Our own narrative”
“Nuestra propia historia”

They’re setting a new course. The City College of the City University of New York (CCNY) has announced a new Dominican Studies track within the...
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Community News – 06.07.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.07.17

Celebrate with El Museo del Barrio at this year’s Museum Mile Festival on Tues., June 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The festival will...
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Funding for the Farmhouse
Fondos para la granja

La Granja Museo Dyckman está a punto de recibir un enorme impulso, ya que el punto de referencia de Inwood ha recibido $5 millones...
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Scripted for Success
Escrito para el éxito

Son los nuevos miembros de PharmDs. Los miembros de la sexta generación de graduados del Colegio de Farmacia Touro...
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Community News – 05.31.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.31.17

Celebrate the broad spectrum of dance within the African Diaspora at the Fort Washington Library on Thurs., June 29th at 4:30 p.m. Using...
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The Build Guild
El gremio de la construcción

Build across the boroughs. The New York Building Congress (NYBC) held its 96th anniversary Leadership Awards Luncheon at the...
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Community News – 05.24.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.24.17

Celebrate the 15th Annual Drums Along the Hudson at Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Jun. 4th from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event will feature...
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City expands Community Schools program
Se amplían las escuelas comunitarias

The city is adding 69 new schools to its Community Schools initiative starting in September. The expansion will bring the citywide total...
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UC Recap – May 8 – May 13

Our Wellness Contributor and my better half, Eileen Z. Fuentes, had quite a week. Last Saturday she penned a poignant and strident Op-Ed that...

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Protesting Paul
Protestando contra Paul

Batearon al representante de Wisconsin. Cientos de manifestantes se presentaron para clamar contra el presidente de la Cámara de...
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A Branch for Belafonte
La Biblioteca Belafonte

It was a visit to a public library branch that changed Harry Belafonte’s life forever. The legendary entertainer and social activist said he...
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His “American Story”‎
Su “historia americana”‎

As Congressman Adriano Espaillat sat backstage at Lehman College’s Lovinger Theater, preparing to address students, faculty and local residents...
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Yes to Yaberci
Sí a Yaberci

Yaberci Pérez-Cubillan, vicepresidenta de Salud del Comportamiento de la Red Acacia, recibió el Premio al Liderazgo de La Coalición...
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ARTISTS’ TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP
TALLER DE ASISTENCIA TÉCNICA DE ARTISTAS

En Foco, in partnership with NoMAA, is pleased to present a bilingual workshop for emerging and established photographers...
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Students’ Stand
Estudios en Solidaridad

Estos defensores trajeron bomba. Mientras decenas de miles de personas marchaban en la capital de Puerto Rico el 1º de mayo para desahogar...
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Community News – 05.03.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.03.17

Get a taste for Mexican culture this Cinco de Mayo at Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Fri., May 5th at 2:00 p.m. The...
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Voices Alight
Voces unidas

They sing stronger together. Bringing together over 1,000 young choristers from 16 schools, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City...
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UC Recap – April 24 – April 29

HealthEquity4BlackLives / Mailman for Equity and Free University – NYC are planning the Heights Teach-In: Uptown Unites for Justice...

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‎A Spree for Threes
Tremendo a los tres

Es hora de los de tres. La ciudad ha anunciado la expansión de su programa Pre-K Universal para incluir a los niños de tres años. El alcalde...
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Season for Reason
Temporada de sentido común

We gathered before dawn. I and fellow members of the scientific research community at Columbia University Medical Center...
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A stake in STEM
Silaba de STEM

It’ll be Aquaponics on Audubon. The High School for Health Careers and Sciences in Washington Heights recently received an educational...
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UC Recap – April 17 – April 22

I am writing this missive still feeling exhilarated from the massive turnout for the Uptown March for Immigrant Rights. Shout out...

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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Ratifying the Raise
Aprobado el aumento

Cambiaron la página sobre la edad. Defensores y legisladores en una misión para convertir el plan "Aumentar la edad" en una ley del estado...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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State passes 2018 budget
La estatal aprueba presupuesto 2018

It took nine extra days of debating, but the state legislature finally passed its 2018 budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 9...
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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Scholar Support
Apoyo Académico

Pasó de una vivienda pública a Harvard. Carey Gabay era un estudiante talentoso que se levantó de medios modestos para servir en...
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A Look at Lenfest
Una Mirada a Lenfest

Es un nuevo destino en el Alto para el arte. El creciente nuevo campus de Manhattanville de la Universidad Columbia continúa tomando...
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‎Will of Win
La voluntad de Win

It's a Promise kept. A former neighborhood theater named "Promise" will be transformed into a supportive housing facility...
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Rage and Reform
Furia y reforma

Es una historia de dos adolescentes. Cuando Robert DeLeón fue arrestado a los 17 años, fue juzgado como adulto y después...
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Community News – 03.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.22.17

Converse over coffee with Councilmember Mark Levine on Sun., Mar. 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Community residents are invited...
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20 for 125
20 para la 125

It’ll be more bang for the books. The historic 125th Street branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) is slated for a major overhaul...
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The Case for CORE
La cuestión de CORE

"Es difícil darse cuenta de que tal vez nunca pueda salir de la deuda", dijo Walter "Halcón" Newsome. "Es una dura realidad". Newsome...
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Community News – 03.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.15.17

Traiga a sus niños al Museo Infantil de Arte y Narración Sugar Hill para una tarde de aventura el jueves, 16 de marzo de 10:00 a.m...
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Coming up short
Insuficiente

Denles espacio. La administración del alcalde de Blasio ha negado el 79 por ciento de las solicitudes de escuelas...
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“Best black archive in the world”
“El mejor archivo negro en el mundo”

Hay secretos por todas partes, incluso debajo de las tarimas. Con el recientemente alcanzado estatus hito nacional, recientes renovaciones...
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Money Love
Amor al dinero

Jackie Robinson stealing home plate in the 1955 World Series. Duke Ellington at his piano. Nine black children escorted by 101st Airborne...
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Community News – 03.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.01.17

Improve your survival skills at Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Mar. 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The fire-making workshop, led by Urban...
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UC Recap – February 20th – February 25th

Last week, 52 years ago, the great Malcolm X was assassinated right here in Washington Heights. While the man made his transition...

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Native Best
Moda original

As Fashion Week comes to an end, so, coincidentally, does the tour of “Native Fashion Now,” the country’s first large-scale traveling...
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Community News – 02.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.22.17

Take part in the guest artist dance workshops at the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center on Sat., Feb. 25th from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Master
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Restart with Renewal
Renovación trae resultados

Renewal is showing results. The city’s Renewal Schools program is boosting attendance and test scores at previously struggling...
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EARLY APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
EL PROGRAMA DE EMPLEO JUVENIL DE VERANO

Applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) now through Friday, March 17, 2017. The application...
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Heard and unblurred
Deshaciendo el silencio

“It’s taking away our humanity.” That’s what Jessica Greer Morris says is happening in light of the prevalence of sexual assault in the...
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