Tag Archives: Kids

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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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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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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Scraps for SNAP
Sobras para SNAP

Está en nivel de "crisis". Los defensores de alimentos de emergencia temen que los "recortes draconianos" a los recursos contra el...
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Taking down tobacco
Abatir el tabaco

Están pensando en los niños. La nueva legislación tiene por objeto impedir que las bodegas exhiban abiertamente cachimbas, cigarrillos...
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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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“Important strides”
“Grandes progresos”

“It’s long overdue." City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez spoke recently on the long-delayed, $183 million renovation of the George...
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Sounding the alarm on ACA repeal
Alarma sobre ACA

‎La devastación está cerca. Esa fue la terrible advertencia ofrecida por la vicealcaldesa de Salud y Servicios Humanos de la Ciudad de...
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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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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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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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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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Spirit Scholars
Espíritus sabios

Fue una gran celebración. Por 38º año consecutivo, el Museo Americano de Historia Natural (AMNH, por sus siglas en inglés) organizó su celebración...
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Focused on the bottom line
Enfocados en la línea de fondo

“Neighbors help neighbors.” Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer makes it a point to keep in the spirit of the season, focusing on...
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Mothers on a Mission
Madres en una misión

One organization has issued a set of New Year's resolutions calling on mothers everywhere to preserve advances in human rights. Moms...
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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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These are the days
En Estos Días

There is no better way to say goodbye to a year than visiting the Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. And when the visit is with the new generation...
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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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Community News – 12.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.28.16

The Office of Councilmember Mark Levine is hosting a low/no-cost insurance sign up event on Thurs., Jan. 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Attendees will...
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UC Recap – December 19th – December 24th

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But you know who is about to be President in a matter of weeks and this country, and ultimately the world...

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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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The Billionaire Buoys Club
Los Million-arios del Mar

Llámelos Millon-arios. Jóvenes locales se han convertido en miembros de un club especial cuyas actividades incluyen concentrarse...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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Lightening a mother’s load
Misión de madre

It was time for wellness at Win. As New York City’s homeless population continues to rise, so does the burden it places on families...
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Value Verified
Valor Verificado

No change. That’s what Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed in regards to the “city’s values” and his administration’s commitment to protecting...
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Community News – 12.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.14.16

El Museo Infantil Sugar Hill Está organizando una noche de "rondas" el miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. El evento es una adaptación...
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Will ACA repeal wreak havoc?
¿La revocación de ACA causará caos?

More than a million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance with even a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to...
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UC Recap – December 5th – December 10th

We The People – A Social Justice Theatre Festival was an absolute blast. The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) really outdid themselves ...

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ACS head Carrión steps down
Carrión, cabeza de la ACS, renuncia

Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner Gladys Carrión, who came under fire this year after two young children died...
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Contact via lens
Contacto a través de la lente

Straight out of Brooklyn – the city’s video visitation program for prisoners on Rikers Island will, for the first time, be expanded beyond that borough...
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Community News – 12.07.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.07.16

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 6th at...
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Catch on to Kinder Applications
Atención a la Aplicación

The kindergarten application process is officially underway. All students born in 2012 who currently live in New York City are eligible to attend...
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A Profile in Persistence
Un perfil de persistencia

He’s been a military combat veteran, a police officer, an actor, and a singer. The roles have occasionally been real – and sometimes they’ve been...
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A Lighting with LINC
Encendido con LINC

El jueves 8 de diciembre, Literacy Inc. (LINC por sus siglas en inglés) se asociará con Caridades Católicas y el Centro Comunitario Dyckman...
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On their marks
En sus marcas

Instruments can be hard to come by at WHIN. String and brass instruments tend to be expensive. So most children in The Washington Heights...
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Compassion, not ‘cuffs
Compasión, no esposas

Floyd Parks está cansado. Cansado, explica, de sentirse "como un delincuente", simplemente por carecer de un techo permanente sobre su...
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Community News – 11.30.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.30.16

On Tues., Dec 6th at 6:30 p.m., the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) will host a discussion on the city’s queer scene and how...
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Frontline Funding
Financiamiento de vanguardia

Están poniendo ayuda detrás de la ayuda. Enviando un mensaje "simple pero firme" de que la comunidad inmigrante debe ser protegida tras...
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Walk this Way
Camine por aquí

¡Dese prisa! El Centro para la Equidad en la Salud del Departamento de Salud ha lanzado un nuevo sendero para caminar en East Harlem...
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Scholarship Support
Apoyo Becario

The Dyckman Institute Scholarship provides financial support to outstanding students from Washington Heights and Inwood...
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Peril-free Parrandas
Parrandas libre de riesgos

No lo traiga a casa de sus vacaciones. Oficiales de salud de la ciudad están instando a los viajeros, especialmente residentes...
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“We will not tolerate hate or racism”
“No toleraremos el odio ni el racismo”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an open letter to all students in New York following recent incidents of bias and discrimination reported...
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Community News – 11.23.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.23.16

Únase el sábado 3 de diciembre de 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. para una tarde de diversión. La artista Jenae Schwarts instruirá a los...
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The Future of Foster
El futuro del cuidado temporal

Hack to help. New York City will host its first hackathon event designed to support more than 9,000 youth currently in foster care...
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Drop the bags, head for a hike
Suelte las bolsas, diríjase a una caminata

The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) is encouraging all residents to freely enjoy state parks on Black Friday...
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