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Community News 04.20.16
Noticias Comunitarias 04.20.16

Join the NYC Urban Park Rangers and fellow hiking enthusiasts for a Nature Exploration Adventure through Inwood Hill Park on Wed., Apr. 27th.
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Safety in song
Seguridad en una canción

These show stoppers were trafficking in safety. Nearly 400 second graders recently trained their eyes on the performers who sang...
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Sharing a new Seder
Compartiendo un nuevo Séder

Rompían fronteras mientras partían el pan. Más de 80 estudiantes judíos, católicos y musulmanes de escuela secundaria se...
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Tribute at Touro
Tributo en Touro

Touro Graduate School of Social Work recently hosted award-winning visual artist Andrea Arroyo at the school’s “Arts Intervention in Social Work Practice” class.
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CUNY Big Apple Job Fair

Step aside, teachers; this apple is for students. The 28th Annual Big Apple Job and Internship Fair, hosted by The City University...
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Clinton calls on NAN
Llamado de Clinton a la NAN

It is time that we stood up to systemic racism in all of its forms,” said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking at the 25th Annual Convention of the National Action Network (NAN) on April 13.

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Community News 04.13.16
Noticias Comunitarias 04.13.16

Únase al Centro de Altagracia de Fe y Justicia el sábado 16 de abril entre las 9 a.m. y la 1 p.m. para la 2ª Limpieza Anual del...
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Stepping up
Progresando, paso a paso

They're two of a kind. Twin 15-year-old students have been offered an opportunity to study at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis...
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Cracking the code
Descifrando el código

Gabriella B. wants to be a singer. The eight-year-old mused on her future plans between bites of her sandwich....
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Focus on the Fellows
Enfoque en los becarios

Carlos Cuevas estaba en una encrucijada. Trabajando como gerente de fondos de cobertura después de graduarse de la...
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UC Recap – April 4 – April 9

Okay folks, the New York Presidential Primary is April 19th. It is a MUST that you go out and vote.

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Asphalt Athletics
Atletismo del asfalto

Están dando un paso hacia adelante. En febrero de 2015 se encontró que el Departamento de Educación de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Mix of the Masters
Mezcla de maestros

Check it. More than 300 young people are expected to take part in the Department of Youth and Community Development's...
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Force of the Fellows
La fuerza de las becas

El Imperio llama. Se está buscando a la próxima ola de políticos del estado de Nueva York para servir en Albany...
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UC Recap – March 28 – April 2

Teachers all over this country are using the game-changing musical Hamilton as a way of getting kids to engage with and become...

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Uptown Games return

Time to lace up. The Uptown Games, now in its fifth year, will return this weekend to The Armory New Balance Track and Field Center. Hosted by Senator Adriano Espaillat, Councilmembers Ydanis Rodríguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation...

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Super Stars
Superestrellas

No need for stockings or reindeer – these springtime gifts had been earned by scholars on their best behavior...
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Slaying the silence
Matando el silencio

It was a music room with no music. The large music instruction room at George Washington High School for Media and Communications...
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Tips for Taxes
Consejos para los impuestos

Filing taxes. It’s unavoidable and intimidating, especially for those less experienced in doing it. BetterMoneyHabits.com...
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The Minimum is Moral
El mínimo es moral

Every year, the top hedge fund managers make over a billion dollars each for betting on the stock market. New York has more hedge funds...
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Fight to the Finish
Ayuda para acabar con el SIDA

Fund and finish it. Activists and leaders in the AIDS community are imploring Governor Andrew Cuomo to add funding in...
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Rosa named Regents Chancellor
Rosa nombrada canciller de regentes

Ella es la alguacil ahora. Betty Rosa, ex superintendente de Escuelas del Bronx ha sido nombrada canciller de la...
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Hotspots for health
Sabios en la salud

They're focusing on keeping healthcare in the 'hood. A regional health network is aiming to reduce chronic health issues in New York...
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Weapon recoveries in public schools on the rise
Recuperación de armas al alza

El número de armas incautadas a estudiantes en las escuelas públicas de la ciudad de Nueva York se disparó un 25 por ciento...
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Pushing back on poverty
Retroceder la pobreza

In the United States, 1.17 million children live in “extreme poverty,” meaning family members live on less than $2 per day.
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Community News 03.23.16
Noticias comunitarias 03.23.16

Improvise en pijama con amigos en la fiesta de pijamas de la Biblioteca Fort Washington el martes 29 de marzo de 5:30 a 6:30 pm.
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Hamilton in the House
En Casa con Hamilton

It was full circle for the First Lady. First Lady Michelle Obama exulted the work of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of Hamilton
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Virtual and vital
Virtual y vital

Una vez al mes, un grupo de estudiantes de Inwood abandona el aula. Pero lejos de hacer novillos, los estudiantes...
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Holding FIRM
Manteniéndose FIRMes

The many hands grasping at the large bronze globe at the Hall of Planet Earth knew just where to land.
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Assembly budget proposal marks $1.7 billion investment in higher education
Asamblea marca inversión de $1.7 mil millones de dólares en educación superior

In a one-house budget proposal, the New York State Assembly rejected Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to shift substantial...
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Students call on the state
Estudiantes hacen un llamado al estado

No hicieron los libros; tomaron las calles. Estudiantes se unieron con profesores de la City University de Nueva York (CUNY) y...
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Vouching for Visas
En busca de visa

Alto a la fuga. Mientras que la ciudad de Nueva York atrae a más de 52,000 estudiantes internacionales cada año, las...
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Did You Know?
¿Sabía Usted?

Partnerships for Parks ha puesto en marcha la iniciativa Fuerza de Tarea Parques de la Comunidad (CPI por sus siglas en inglés)...
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Cutting CUNY
Recortes a CUNY

La joya de la corona está en peligro. Cada año, presidentes y administradores de las varias Universidades de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Push for Pre-K

Erin has been hard at work at P.S. 153.

The proof is in the Pre-K. Pre-K for All, a key initiative of the de Blasio administration, was touted by Deputy Mayor Robert Buery during a recent tour of P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. with school administrators and Councilmember Mark Levine, who represents the district.

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Aiming for access
Apuntando al acceso

Tell it in all tongues. English remains the only regularly spoken language at city meetings and public hearings in...
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Zero Growth
Crecimiento Zero

The zeroes are adding up. The promotional campaign to raise awareness on traffic safety is expanding...
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Vetting school violence
Investigando la violencia escolar

Rates are rising. The number of violent incidents in city schools soared by 23 percent in the last school year – making 2014-15...
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Community News 02.24.16
Noticias comunitarias 02.24.16

Visite la Librería Word up el domingo 28 de febrero de 3 a 4 p.m. para una lectura del autor Jeffrey Gale. Él es un rabino ordenado...
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Summer of STEAM
Verano de STEAM

Constrúyanlo y aprenderán (y se les pagará). Los estudiantes de preparatoria con un interés en la arquitectura, la ingeniería, el...
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Vital for Veterans
Vital para los Veteranos

Ahora hay una aplicación también para eso. Una nueva aplicación gratuita para su celular ofrecida por el estado busca ayudar a...
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The Speaker’s Speech
El discurso de la portavoz

Cerrar Rikers. Durante su discurso del estado de la ciudad la semana pasada, la portavoz Melissa Mark-Viverito reveló un amplio conjunto...
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The Rebels’ Cause
La causa de los rebeldes

Tune in to a panel discussion and community mixer that will focus on the importance of the Latino vote in the 2016 elections.
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Empire State Fellows Program Class
Clases del Programa ‘Empire State Fellows’

El Estado de Nueva York ha anunciado la apertura del proceso de solicitudes para la última clase del programa ‘Empire States Fellows’.
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Community News 02.17.16
Noticias Comunales 02.17.16

Visit El Museo del Barrio now through May 21st for its newest exhibition ‎"The Illusive Eye." An international survey on...
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Petition on Pre-K
Petición sobre Pre-K

La red de escuelas charter Success Academy, cuyos fondos de la ciudad para los programas de Pre-K están en espera...
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MT – Community News 02.10.16

Se invita a los entusiastas de la fotografía a un paseo fotográfico a través de Highbridge Park el sábado 20 de febrero a las 11:30 am.
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New Online Application Process for Catholic Elementary Schools
NUEVO PROCESO DE SOLICITUD DISPONIBLE PARA ESCUELAS PRIMARIAS CATÓLICAS

Una nueva solicitud en línea y una mayor asistencia financiera están ahora disponibles para las familias que...
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FSCNY Scholarship Awards Program
Programa de Becas de FSCNY

The Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY), in conjunction with MoneyGram International, has launched its...
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UC Recap – February 1 – February 6

The horrible news broke recently that former NY Daily News reporter Michael Feeney had passed from complications...

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