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 →

5 Simple, Effective Methods To Safeguard Kids’ Digital Worlds

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By Spencer Thomason, CEO Clean Router

School is letting out for summer vacation and that means lots of free time for kids. Parents all love hearing “I’m bored!” just hours into vacation. Continue Reading →

25th Annual KiDS Of NYU Langone Springfling Gala

gala71NYU Langone Medical Center held its 25th annual KiDS of NYU Langone Springfling Gala Tuesday evening at The Plaza Hotel. Continue Reading →

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 →