Youth and Children

WYSK: Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too?

WYSK: Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too? By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that there is a debate raging in the New York State Legislature about eliminating the statute of limitations on […]

Profile America: Patently Precocious

Robert Patch submitted his application and drawings in 1962, and on this date in 1963, at age 6, he was granted a toy patent.

Black Child Injury Deaths Highest The City

Childhood injury death rates are highest among children living in very high-poverty areas and among Black children.

Profile America: Youngest Mother

On this date in 1939, a most unusual childbearing event in medical history occurred in Lima, Peru.

Champs for Autism Celebrates Second Annual Children’s Fashion Show

Champs for Autism Celebrates Second Annual Children’s Fashion Show

This past Mother’s Day the halls of Fordham University were filled with food, fashion, and the laughter of children.

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor At the end of Balcom Avenue and across the street from the Throgs Neck Housing complex Ferry Point Park is the home of the […]

by · May 9, 2016 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children

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 […]