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Profile America: Child Labor

On this date in 1836, Massachusetts became the first state to prohibit children under 15 from working in factories.

CDC: No Doubt Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly and Birth Defects

CDC: No Doubt Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly and Birth Defects

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made it official Wednesday in a publication rushed into the New England Journal of Medicine that the Zika virus causes birth defects.   “It is now clear … that Zika does cause microcephaly,” […]

Council Member Fernando Cabrera Speaking on Student Voter Registration Day, 3/18

Council Member Fernando Cabrera Speaking on Student Voter Registration Day, 3/18

Council Member Fernando Cabrera to Speak at Marie Curie High School for Student Voter Registration Day   WHO: Council Member Fernando Cabrera, High School Students, Representative from the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition WHERE: Marie Curie School for Medicine, […]

Above: DDC Commissioner, Feniosky Pea-Mora (center), poses with students from the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture in addition to students from Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology at the 2016 Introduce a Girl to AEC event.

City Agency Celebrates Pi Day and Girls in STEAM Careers

Program celebrated female engineers during Pi day and Women’s History Month   Long Island City – In celebration of Pi day and Women’s History Month, the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s STEAM education initiative hosted 20 female […]

New York State Youth Executive Pardons Program

New York State Youth Executive Pardons Program

New York State Youth Pardon Program Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is offering executive pardons to New Yorkers convicted of nonviolent crimes at ages 16 and 17, who have been crime free for a minimum of 10 years since their offense. […]

King of Kings Empowerment Ministry a family–friendly community outreach ministry in Hunts Point will be hosting, Spring Into Action: Men Ain't Boys Mentoring Series Saturday, March 12 at 11:00 a.m. It will be free for all boys and men to attend, participate and eat.

King of Kings Empowerment Ministry Boys to Men Mentoring Series – March 12, 2016

King of Kings Empowerment Ministry a family–friendly community outreach ministry in Hunts Point will be hosting, Spring Into Action: Men Ain’t Boys Mentoring Series Saturday, March 12 at 11:00 a.m. It will be free for all boys and men to […]

Profile America: Regulating Child Labor

Profile America: Regulating Child Labor

CHILD LABOR Profile America — 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. […]

Rose Alley is a magazine that is dedicated to helping young Asian women achieve confidence, beauty and happiness.

Opinion: End Domestic Violence

Help the world’s 35% of women stand up, #EndDV Look at women around you – your dear family members, friends, coworkers and schoolmates, some of them are struggling to survive physical abuse and cruelty from their partners and loved ones. […]

BronxWorks Brunch: ‘Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free’, Feb. 27

BronxWorks Brunch: ‘Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free’, Feb. 27

BronxWorks Sexual Health Youth Leaders’ workshop event is next Saturday, Feb. 27, 10am to 12pm.   BronxWorks is hosting a brunch panel discussion, Keeping Your Relationship HIV-Free at The Brook which is located at 455 East 148th Street (Brook Avenue) in […]

Hey Kids, 2016 NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy

Hey Kids, 2016 NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy

2016 SUMMER YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY (Ages 10-16) JOIN NYPD BRONX YOUTH SERVICES OFFICERS ON:  FRIDAY, FEBURARY 19, 2016  3:00 pm – 6:00 pm AT:    DAVIDSON COMMUNITY CENTER           2038 DAVIDSON AVENUE, BRONX, NY 10458   PRE-REGISTRATION EVENT FOR THE FOLLOWING BRONX SUMMER YOUTH POLICE […]

Food Network Chopped Junior Casting Call

Food Network Chopped Junior Casting Call

Chopped Junior is Now Casting Kids of All Ages Food Network is now casting the most talented kid chefs from around the country. DOES YOUR CHILD/TEEN COOK LIKE A PRO CHEF? The Food Network is in search of young culinary […]

Fordham University Hosts NY Liberty Youth Clinic

Fordham University Hosts NY Liberty Youth Clinic

    Over the weekend on Saturday February 13, Fordham University Athletics hosted the New York Liberty Youth Basketball Clinic.  Youth participated in agility drills, shooting practice, and ball handling skills among other activities.  Participants were also given a NY […]

by · February 15, 2016 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Steven Tyler Skittles portrait to be auctioned to benefit Janie’s Fund

Steven Tyler Skittles portrait to be auctioned to benefit Janie’s Fund

MEMPHIS, TN — Skittles® announced tonight an eBay auction of musician Steven Tyler’s Skittles portrait to support Tyler’s philanthropic initiative that helps girls who have been abused and neglected: Janie’s Fund.   Tyler and his Skittles portrait are featured in the Skittles […]

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA /USNewswire/ — Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females, and African-Americans in the U.S., a striking change from the historic pattern in which middle-aged white men were at highest risk for the painful condition. “The emergence of kidney stones in […]

SBHS Festival Youth Choir at The Vatican
(courtesy of Saint Barnabas High School)

Saint Barnabas High School Students Return from Vatican – Mass with Pope Francis

Saint Barnabas High School students are back from their performance at the Vatican in Rome. Bronx, NY — After a seven day whirlwind adventure, Saint Barnabas High School students have returned from their invitation to sing at a special Vatican […]