2 From Harlem YMCA Win Volunteers And Youth Volunteers Of The Year Awards

Schone Malliet and Dennis Osei in harlem1The YMCA of Greater New York recognized Harlem individuals and others who embody the mission of the Y as Volunteers and Youth Volunteers of the Year, respectively, at the YMCA of Greater New York Annual General Assembly and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  Continue Reading →

Don’t Follow The Crowd, Children’s Book Encourages Just Be You

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By William Campbell

One of life’s biggest lessons is allowing yourself to follow your own path and to recognize what makes you special. The lucky few recognize this as children, but many of us are adults before we realize we don’t have to do what everyone else is doing! Continue Reading →

150+ NYC High School Students Attend YouthBridge

YouthBridge-NYMore than 150 New York City high school students from all five boroughs will convene at UJA-Federation of NY, 130 East 59th Street, to learn how to create social justice projects in their schools and hear from inspirational keynote speakers, Christian Claudio and Jessica Abo, at the annual YouthBridge-NY Leaders to Leaders Youth Summit. Continue Reading →

Samuel L. Jackson Honored At Children’s Defense Fund Gala

samuel-jacksonOn Monday, February 29, the Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) will host its annual Beat the Odds® Gala—an event that celebrates local students. Continue Reading →

Harlem4Kids Storytime Saturdays At MIST In Harlem

harlem 4 kids 2016Looking something to do with the kids? Well, every Saturday from 9:30am-11:30am, Harlem4Kids has Storytime Saturdays at MIST In Harlem.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Children’s Defense Fund NY Hosts Gala 2016

childrens self defense fundThe Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) today announced that its annual Beat the Odds® Gala, an event that celebrates students who have overcome exceptional adversities along their path to success, will be held on Monday, February 29 at The Pierre in New York City.  Continue Reading →

The HEAF’s Ribbon Cutting Was A Success In Harlem

heaf ribbon cutting ceremonyRuth Rathblott, executive director of Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF), her team and guests held an incredible Ribbon Cutting last night, and they appreciate the tremendous support they received.  Continue Reading →

Gather The Family, It’s Disney’s “Descendants” Star Sofia Carson

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Actress, singer and songwriter Sofia Carson performs her retro-soul version of “Rotten to the Core,” the hit song from Disney’s “Descendants” in a music video premiere.

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Yanks Manager Girardi’s Slugfest Against Hunger In Harlem

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For the hundreds of thousands of NYC children who rely on school meals throughout the school year, the City’s FREE summer meals program provides much needed support.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Rallies To Save Nasry Michelen Day Care From Closure

nasry child care in harlemOn Thursday, May 28, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, concerned parents, and members of the community will call on the New York City Administration of Children’s Services (ACS)… Continue Reading →