Youth and Children

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Teens Convene in Chicago to Compete for $10,000 Prize

Teens present ideas for tackling problems such as bullying, hunger and poverty CHICAGO/PRNewswire/ — Ten youth teams from around the country with creative approaches to addressing societal issues like bullying, homelessness and community violence will compete for $10,000 to put their […]

by · June 11, 2017 · News, Youth and Children
Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) Offers Techniques to Bolster Learning, Interpersonal Skills, and Confidence

Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) Offers Techniques to Bolster Learning, Interpersonal Skills, and Confidence

SUMMER PROGRAMS WILL GIVE TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS TOOLS FOR SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants (CBC) Offers Techniques to Bolster Learning, Interpersonal Skills, and Confidence  (WESTCHESTER/MANHATTAN, NY, May 23, 2017) — For most young people, summertime means a welcome relief […]

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Aquababies Learn to Swim at the New Settlement Community Center

By SusieQ Wong   “Swimming is awesome!” Swimming is fun.   Children, as young as 6 months old, are learning how to swim in the aquatics program at the New Settlement Community Center (NSCC) located on Jerome Avenue in the […]

Robert W. Patch's design for his toy truck.

A Precocious Patent Holder

Sunday, June 4 — Most little boys at the age of 5 are content to play with toy trucks without thinking about how they could be improved. This was not the case for Robert Patch. He designed a truck that could […]

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