Youth In Five Cities (Similar To Harlem) Cite Fear As Major Barrier To Wellness

library teens kids youthYouth of color represent the fastest growing segment of the U.S. youth population and make up the majority of young people in about half of the country’s 100 largest U.S. cities. Continue Reading →

Boys & Girls Club Of Harlem To Host Celebration Of Fabulous Futures To Harlem Youth

boys-and-girls-clubAfter the grand opening of a brand new Clubhouse, the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem will hold its annual fundraiser and celebration, “Autumn in New York,” commemorating 35 years of serving the local youth of Harlem as it embarks on a new chapter at PS 186.  Continue Reading →

The Mayor’s Office Calls For 2016-2017 NYC Junior Ambassadors Program From Harlem

nyc-ambassadors-in-harlemThe Mayor’s Office for International Affairs has opened the application process for the 2016-2017 NYC Junior Ambassadors program. Continue Reading →

They Want You! Youth Action YouthBuild Recruitment In Harlem

library teens kids youthYouth Action Youth Build is looking for youth to join their 2017 program! If you are out of school, work, between the ages of 18-24 and would like to learn more about the construction trade, this program may be for you! Continue Reading →

Op-ed: Free, Healthy, Summer Meals For NYC Children From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

No child should ever have to go without a meal. That’s why the DOE is, once again, offering completely free, nutritious breakfasts and lunches to anyone 18 years or younger in New York City all summer long. Continue Reading →

Police Athletic League Youngsters Compete In 2016 Track & Field Championships

1- PAL Track & Field Championships1On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 150 young athletes participated in the Police Athletic League’s Track & Field Championships. Continue Reading →

Adolescence Is Not A Disease’ – Helping Teens Succeed In A Complex World

library teens kids youthWhen did all teenagers become anxious, depressed and lose their ability to cope?

The truth is, in most cases, they didn’t. Continue Reading →

MNN El Barrio Will Host Summer Youth Program In Harlem

mnn12Starting July 5, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center will host a five-week youth program in collaboration with Alianza Dominicana, El Barrio Operation Fightback, and the Police Athletic league through NYC’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Continue Reading →

Manhattan Youngsters Enjoy Police Athletic League’s Annual Junior Police Jamboree

William J in mnahtattanOn Thursday, June 9, 2016, kids from Police Athletic League (PAL) Centers from Harlem to Houston joined over 150 children, ages 8 to 12, from PAL Centers across the five boroughs at the NYPD Candidate Assessment Center for the 8th Annual Junior Police Jamboree. Continue Reading →

5 Tips To Increase Child Safety From Harlem To Hollis

Gordon Parks - A woman and her dog in the Harlem section 1943As the weather gets warmer and people begin to open their window at home, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards are a critical safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →