Youth and Children

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 […]

Young Music Makers Brings Free Outdoor Concerts by Talented School Ensembles to Lincoln Center

Young Music Makers Brings Free Outdoor Concerts by Talented School Ensembles to Lincoln Center

YOUNG MUSIC MAKERS BRINGS FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS BY TALENTED SCHOOL ENSEMBLES TO LINCOLN CENTER NOW–JUNE 1 More than 35 Schools representing New York City, states across the U.S., plus China, and Canada to Perform on Josie Robertson Plaza April 3, […]

SA Bronx 3 Scholars and Coach Dakim Vanderpool with their trophy! Photo credit Tom Perna.

Success Academy Bronx Scholars Dominate at NY State Chess Championship

Success Academy Bronx Scholars Dominate at NY State Chess Championship New York, NY — This weekend, 151 scholars representing 15 Success Academy schools traveled to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to compete in the 50th Annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championships. […]

Hetrick-Martin Institute and the New York City Council Host “Bronx LGBTQ Youth Summit” – March 18th

Hetrick-Martin Institute and the New York City Council Host “Bronx LGBTQ Youth Summit” – March 18th

Hetrick-Martin Institute and the New York City Council Host “Bronx LGBTQ Youth Summit” [NEW YORK, N.Y.] Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI), the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit social services agency and leader in LGBTQ youth programming, is proud to host, in collaboration […]

Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for the 2017 National Youth Orchestra

Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for the 2017 National Youth Orchestra

CARNEGIE HALL ANNOUNCES THE MUSICIANS SELECTED FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Created by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, Prestigious National Program Recognizes Finest Young Musicians from Across the Country, Ages 16-19 This Summer, […]

Strive to Succeed (STS) Sports Spring Programs

Strive to Succeed (STS) Sports Spring Programs

Ultimate Enrichment Afterschool Programs

Ultimate Enrichment Afterschool Programs

BOROUGH PRESIDENTS CALL FOR ACTION ON LEAD IN PUBLIC SCHOOL WATER SUPPLY

BOROUGH PRESIDENTS CALL FOR ACTION ON LEAD IN PUBLIC SCHOOL WATER SUPPLY

BOROUGH PRESIDENTS CALL FOR ACTION ON LEAD IN PUBLIC SCHOOL WATER SUPPLY All five borough presidents have partnered on a letter to New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, urging the Department of Education to take immediate action regarding recent […]

Profile America: Child Labor

Profile America: Child Labor

Friday, March 3 — Children have worked for family enterprises like farms and small shops for countless generations. But child labor in mines and the often-dangerous factories arising from the Industrial Revolution was quickly regarded as a social ill. In response, […]

A young man recently showed off his skills at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard. Photo by David Greene

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders by David Greene Police on Staten Island have confiscated four high-end racing bikes and have charged four teens with reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after the four were observed popping wheelies and darting […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Crime, News, Transportation, Youth and Children
New Interactive Map of Student Homelessness Now Available

New Interactive Map of Student Homelessness Now Available

New Interactive Map of Student Homelessness Now Available NEW YORK (February 15, 2017)—As student homelessness continues to grow nationwide, the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) has launched a new, free interactive data tool to inform educators, service providers, […]

by · February 20, 2017 · Housing, Youth and Children
Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (Washington, D.C.) –House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement today in recognition of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): […]

Summer Youth Job Applications Available 

Summer Youth Job Applications Available 

​ATTENTION BRONX YOUTH The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in […]

DEADLINE: Free Tablet for Bronx NYCHA Residents,  January 31

DEADLINE: Free Tablet for Bronx NYCHA Residents,  January 31

Free tablet for qualified Bronx NYCHA residents. Call 212 306 7039 before January 31st to register for your free tablet.

Bulletin Board: Community Board Workshop for Youth, February 1

Bulletin Board: Community Board Workshop for Youth, February 1

Young people and teens interested in community service and having a say in their community development are invited to a community board training at the Sonia Sotomayor Center, 1000 Rosedale Avenue in the Bronx on February 1, 2017 at 7 […]