Youth and Children

More Than 100 Athletes Competed in the Annual Eastern Athletic Association for the Blind

More Than 100 Athletes Competed in the Annual Eastern Athletic Association for the Blind

MORE THAN 100 ATHLETES FROM SEVEN EAST COAST SCHOOLS COMPETED IN RUNNING, THROWING AND JUMPING EVENTS DURING THE ANNUAL EASTERN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND (EAAB) TRACK & FIELD TOURNAMENT AT NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION More than 100 blind […]

Champs For Autism Celebrates Their Third Annual Fashion Show

Champs For Autism Celebrates Their Third Annual Fashion Show

A young girl brings her stuffed animal to Montefiore's Wakefield Campus on May 9.--Photo by David Greene

TEDDY BEAR ER HOSTED AT MONTEFIORE

  by David Greene Dozens of children with broken or worn teddy bears came out to Montefiore Hospital’s Wakefield Campus on East 233 Street on Saturday, May 9, where they were presented with new teddy bears.     Children 12 […]

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses by David Greene The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has responded in regard to a level 2 sex offender who recently moved into the Throgs Neck Houses. In […]

The Positive Coaching Alliance and the New York Yankees honored five incredible youth and high school athletic coaches Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Credit: PCA - NY

Coaching Alliance Honors Youth At Yankee Stadium

By Lenny Ortiz The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and the New York Yankees honored five incredible youth and high school athletic coaches Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. These coaches were recognized as the PCA’s Double-Goal Coach Award winners, and were […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
Truman’s Pearl Fletcher goes for pin during 112lb. championship match against Cardozo’s Nian Chen, during the Welcome Wolverine Tournament at the Bronx High School of Science in the Bronx, on Saturday April 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Cole)

Truman Girls Sweep ‘Beat The Streets’ Wrestling Tourney

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Chloe Cabrera was introduced on a hot day in the middle of Times Square in midtown. The 15-year old was on a mat  late Wednesday afternoon and in the spotlight representing Truman High School as the […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
NYC’s Homeless Children Account for 5% of All Foster Care Placements with One Out of Three Removals Happening Before Age One

NYC’s Homeless Children Account for 5% of All Foster Care Placements with One Out of Three Removals Happening Before Age One

NYC’s Homeless Children Account for 5% of All Foster Care Placements with One Out of Three Removals Happening Before Age One  New York City, NY – A new report by the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness, released during National […]

School cafeteria violations will be posted online, thanks to Senator Klein

School cafeteria violations will be posted online, thanks to Senator Klein

School cafeteria violations will be posted online, thanks to Senator Klein After releasing shocking report on lunchroom violations, City administration strikes deal to post vital health inspections for parents and send information home with students Albany, NY – Senator Jeff […]

Grammy Award Winning Producer, Swizz Beatz, and Comedian and former alum, Monroe Martin, join 8 former foster youth in asking the nation to, 'Please #FosterMyEducation.'

Swizz Beatz And Comedian Monroe Martin Support National Foster Care Awareness Month With Spoken Word PSA

PSA Features Nine Former Foster Youth Who Join Children’s Rights and FosterClub in Asking the Nation, ‘Please #FOSTERMYEDUCATION’ NEW YORK, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — May is a month marked by students celebrating academic feats and achievements. However, May is […]

Interactive map: NYC students living in homeless shelters

Interactive map: NYC students living in homeless shelters

The Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness has added the number of students living in shelters to its online interactive data tool, which is available at http://tinyurl.com/zpt9s64. The data tool provides information on homeless students in all of New York […]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the end of the Castle Hill Little League Baseball ceremony in the Bronx on Saturday, May 1st 2017. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office.

Another Year and It’s Play Ball For Castle Hill Little League

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Little League Baseball gets exposure in mid August with a national televised event known as their World Series.  That only becomes part of the picture for youth baseball around the country and inner city because there […]

by · May 2, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
Prevent Child Abuse NY Endorses Home Stability Support

Prevent Child Abuse NY Endorses Home Stability Support

Prevent Child Abuse NY Endorses Home Stability Support Statewide nonprofit announces endorsement of Home Stability Support, touts plan as major step in addressing homeless crisis and housing instability ITHACA, NY – Prevent Child Abuse NY (PCANY) today announces its endorsement […]

Foot Locker Celebrates Global Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker Celebrates Global Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker Jets Three Sneakerheads Around the World For ‘Pick Up Trips’ Foot Locker, a leading global specialty athletic retailer, is celebrating sneaker culture around the world this week by sending three lucky Foot Locker customers on intercontinental “Pick Up […]

Girl Vow is a mentoring nonprofit for girls and LGBTQ youth impacted by foster care, juvenile justice, and endemic poverty.

First Annual Bronx Summit for Women and Girls, May 12

The first annual Bronx Summit for Women and Girls is May 12th, 9:30 am-3:30 pm at the Metropolitan College of New York at 459 E. 149th Street in the Bronx. The NYC Commission on Human Rights, Violence Intervention Program and […]

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

Congressional Leaders Condemn President Trump’s Decision to Cut Off Funding for the United Nations Population Fund WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, along with Joe Crowley (NY-14), Chairman […]