Youth and Children

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Perfection: The disease of the nation

Perfection: The disease of the nation by Mary Elhakam Bags and bags of makeup on my dresser. Open my drawers and they are empty, all clothes are on my bed. I wake up at 5 am just so I can have […]

4TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME  “RAISING AWARENESS FOR ELDER ABUSE”

4TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME “RAISING AWARENESS FOR ELDER ABUSE”

On Wednesday, July 15, EF Sports hosted the 4th Annual All-Star Basketball Charity Game, spreading importance of community, youth and raising awareness on elder abuse. Over 150 community members, seniors, businesses, youth, clergy and elected officials were in attendance. The […]

New York Junior Tennis & Learning Host Free Summer Youth Program

New York Junior Tennis & Learning Host Free Summer Youth Program

New York Junior Tennis & Learning Host Free Summer Youth Program 6th – 8th grade! July 6 – August 7, 2015.  Includes weekly Tennis Lessons. Space is limited. Call 718-466-2480 for details.  

EF Sports & The Bharati Dance Academy hosts Minions Day @ Bronx House

EF Sports & The Bharati Dance Academy hosts Minions Day @ Bronx House

On Thursday, July 2, 2015 EF Sports and The Bharati Dance Academy hosted a fun filled “Minions Day” at Bronx House for the community and youth. “I’m so excited to be here to see Despicable Me 2 movies and get […]

Passion Project “From One Youth To Another”

Passion Project “From One Youth To Another”

On Friday, June 26, 2015 Julie Itwaru of P.S. 182 took a “Passion Project” out side the doors of her class room and to the Jacobi Medical Center where she delivered over 20 packages to the youth for a speedy […]

Bronx Community Board #10 Global Youth Day Essay Contest

Bronx Community Board #10 Global Youth Day Essay Contest

The Youth Committee held the Global Youth Day Essay Contest. The three 7th & eighth grade students presented their essays and oral arguments on the topic “Public Schools vs. Charter Schools.” The committee and the students had a lively discussion […]

Congressman Engel Introduces Legislation for National Day of Silence for LGBT Youth

Congressman Engel Introduces Legislation for National Day of Silence for LGBT Youth

Today and every year on April 17th, thousands of youth at various schools across the country and globally, will observe a day-long vow of silence in support of LGBT students. The event is organized by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight […]

St. Raymond Elementary School Walkathon, April 17

St. Raymond Elementary School Walkathon, April 17

6th Grader Named Grand Marshal for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Walk

6th Grader Named Grand Marshal for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Walk

A boy who beat the odds was honored at Saint Raymond Elementary School last week. After struggling for most of his young life, Gabriel Sanchez was honored as an inspiration in front of more than 650 of his fellow classmates […]

Bronx Community Board No. 8 Day at Yankee Stadium New York Yankees Youth Leadership Winners Attend On-Field Award Ceremony

Bronx Community Board No. 8 Day at Yankee Stadium New York Yankees Youth Leadership Winners Attend On-Field Award Ceremony

Bronx, New York, April 10, 2015 – Bronx Community Board No. 8 announces that the winners of the New York Yankees Community Council Youth Leadership Award attended an Award Ceremony on the field of Yankee Stadium. In a pre-game event […]

St. Raymond’s Student to be Appointed Grand Marshal of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Event on Monday, March 30th at the School

St. Raymond’s Student to be Appointed Grand Marshal of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Event on Monday, March 30th at the School

After Overcoming a Rare Disorder, Boy, 13, to be Appointed Grand Marshal of Children’s Hospital Fundraiser during School Ceremony More than 600 Fellow Students Expected to Attend Event on March 30th Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center will […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

BP Diaz Teams Up with Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins Big Brothers Big Sisters  for Day of Service (Bronx NY) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) for a Day of […]