Tag Archives: Education

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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Community News – 02.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.15.17

The Apollo will present ‎"Apollo Uptown Hall –Trial By Jury: The Case of the N-Word" on Sun., Feb. 26th at 3:00 p.m. The interactive...
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UC Recap – February 6th – February 11th

I had the distinct honor of being the first guest on the podcast of the Gotham Philosophical Society. Recorded just prior to the election...

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United Uptown
Agenda del Alto

Rompieron el pan y fijaron la agenda. Una coalición de base amplia, dirigida por organizaciones comunitarias, grupos de defensa e...
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“This is the time to learn about everything”

“Este es el momento de aprender sobre todas las cosas”

Before she was called “Your Honor,” some called her “Honey.” U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that gender...
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Community News – 02.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.08.17

Learn about the flowers, trees, the birds and the bees at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Feb. 18th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join naturalist...
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Forging past fear
Superando el miedo

Dennisse Pizarro dice que es "una ciudadana sin documentos". Pizarro nació en Ecuador hace 24 años. Cuando tenía 14 años, su...
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Mentor Merits‎
Méritos a los Mentores‎

Josely recientemente ha estado sobresaliendo en la escuela. “He estado recibiendo solo A’s y estoy en el cuadro de honor”, dijo...
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Call for Multi-Year Investment in SUNY/CUNY
Llamado a inversión multianual en SUNY/CUNY

Time to pony up for higher ed. Though some educators believe New York State is on the right track, they say it needs to invest more in...
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2017 Scholarship for Immigrant Students
Beca 2017 para estudiantes inmigrantes

Ascend Educational Fund (AEF) proporcionará becas universitarias de dos años o cuatro años a estudiantes inmigrantes prometedores...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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UC Recap – January 16th – January 21st

Well ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have feared is upon us. Barack Obama has been replaced by you-know-who...

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Priming the pipeline
Abriendo acceso

It's the "best" program the department's ever had. Denise Williams, principal at Pelham Gardens Middle School, thinks that highly of the...
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Here to Protect You
Aquí para protegerlos

NYC ha sido y siempre será una ciudad que dé la bienvenida a todos. Como neoyorquinos, nos enorgullecemos de nuestra diversidad...
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The Scholar’s Spot
El Sitio de Schomburg

Ahora es un caso federal. El Centro Schomburg para la Investigación en la Cultura Negra, una institución de Harlem desde 1925, ha sido designado...
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots...
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Community News – 01.18.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.18.17

Get closer to nature with your fellow Inwoodites on Sat., Jan. 21st from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The workshop will offer guests the opportunity to illustrate...
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‎No pie need apply
‎Perfección de pastel

Any way you sliced it, it was a sweet story – and a dentist's dream. To mark a series of landmark anniversaries on its campus this year...
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UC Recap – January 9th – January 14th

What happens to a Dream Act deferred? The election of you-know-who has left many immigrants deeply concerned...

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Library proposed as new affordable housing site

Biblioteca propuesta como nuevo sitio de viviendas asequibles

Vivirán los libros – junto con las viviendas. Funcionarios de la ciudad han revelado un plan para remodelar dramáticamente la sucursal de Inwood de...
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Curled up with Celia
Enrollarse con Celia

¿Que fue un icono cubano lo que lo llevó a la atención de las autoridades federales? ¿Que la figura desbordada muestra una...
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Community News – 01.11.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.11.17

Discuta el cambiante paisaje de moda y género en el Museo de la Ciudad de Nueva York el jueves, 12 de enero a las 6:30 p.m. El debate será...
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A Drink Deep
Una bebida profunda

Water flows through everything in Sarina Prabasi’s life—family, work, love and coffee. Growing up in Nepal, she heard her father’s stories about...
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Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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To Teach His Own
Enseñar lo propio

Expand the eval. The city has announced an update to its teacher evaluation system, implementing a method that relies more heavily on measures...
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The Nest at the Branch
El nido en la sucursal

Cuando Ronald Clark era un adolescente, salió de la cama en medio de la noche. Su cabeza estaba llena de preguntas candentes. Quería saber...
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Reality Bytes
Bytes de Realidad

Los anteojos están llegando. Como demostró recientemente la presidenta de la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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Bank on the Books
Apostar por los libros

Scholars, take note. Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program. MCU will award $66,000...
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