Youth and Children

Urban Resource Institute and Purina Announce First-Ever Entirely Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Where Every Unit is Designed for Pets and People to Survive and Thrive Together

Urban Resource Institute and Purina Announce First-Ever Entirely Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Where Every Unit is Designed for Pets and People to Survive and Thrive Together

Urban Resource Institute and Purina Announce First-Ever Entirely Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Where Every Unit is Designed for Pets and People to Survive and Thrive Together PALS Place will be the country’s first domestic violence shelter designed with pet co-living […]

DREAMChasers Specialized HS Test Prep

DREAMChasers Specialized HS Test Prep

DREAMChasers is a free test prep and mentoring program to help students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds test into NYC’s specialized high schools. Students chosen for the program will receive over 300 hours of professional test prep for the specialized […]

2.4 MILLION CHILDREN PARTICIPATED IN STATE LIBRARY’S 2018 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

2.4 MILLION CHILDREN PARTICIPATED IN STATE LIBRARY’S 2018 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

More than 2.4 million students and children statewide participated in the 2018 summer reading program, an increase of approximately 230,000 participants over last year’s program, the New York State Education Department and State Library announced today. In addition, the State […]

Are local NYC high school girls the new Bill Gates?

Are local NYC high school girls the new Bill Gates?

Two local high school students didn’t spend her summer at the beach – instead, they learned the ins-and-outs of computer science during a seven-week program held at MetLife’s headquarters in New York. Shannon Russell and Samira Chowdhury from Bronx, NY, […]

Bronx student spends summer caddying for an education

WGA CADDIE ACADEMY RETURNS TO CHICAGO’S NORTH SHORE GOLF, Ill. – The Western Golf Association Caddie Academy has returned for its seventh summer, providing a group of 90 female high school students from across the nation the opportunity to work at […]

Yonkers PAL Summer Youth Program

Yonkers PAL Summer Youth Program

Yonkers PAL summer youth program, July 9-August 16, Mon-Fri, 9AM-1PM. Ages: 5-6 years old, 7-9 yrs old and 10-12 yrs old

Legislation to Protect Children from Gang and Other Violence Unveiled

Legislation to Protect Children from Gang and Other Violence Unveiled

Small businesses would be required to be “Safe Havens” for injured or endangered youth seeking help under proposed legislation.

by · July 11, 2018 · Crime, News, Youth and Children
The Young Killing the Young has to stop NOW

Riverdale Ethical Society Forum on Gun Violence

Last Saturday, June 23, the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, a leading member of the American Ethical Union, sponsored a 3-hour teach-in from 4-7 pm titled “Beyond Gun Control: Race, Youth, and the New Movement to End Gun Violence” at St. Stephen’s […]

Bedford Park Elementary School (PS77) Tree-Gardening Event Encourages STEM Learning and Community Building

Bedford Park Elementary School (PS77) Tree-Gardening Event Encourages STEM Learning and Community Building

Bedford Park Elementary School (PS77) Tree-Gardening Event Encourages STEM Learning and Community Building With single trees planted in eight plain tree pits lining the front of Bedford Park Elementary School – PS77 – along the sidewalk at 3177 Webster Avenue, Bronx, […]

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

You bring a blanket, we’ll bring the fun! INCLUDEnyc invites you to our second annual Outdoors for Autism. Join us, as well as some of our amazing partners —including KEEN New York, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Extreme Kids and […]

My Brother’s Keeper Family and Youth event, May 17

My Brother’s Keeper Family and Youth event, May 17

My Brother’s Keeper Family and Youth event, May 17, 6:00 to 8:30 PM at Bronx Borough Hall, 850 Grand Concourse, Bronx. RSVP required: EducationRSVP@bronxbp.nyc.gov

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

Outdoors for Autism You bring a blanket, we’ll bring the fun! INCLUDEnyc invites you to our second annual Outdoors for Autism. Join us, as well as some of our amazing partners — including KEEN New York, Bronx Museum of the […]

Success Academy Scholars Dominate NYS’s 1st-Ever Girls Chess Championship

Success Academy Scholars Dominate NYS’s 1st-Ever Girls Chess Championship

Success Academy students Emily Booncharoen and Pari Patni win first and second place in the K-6 championship; their team, Success Academy Hudson Yards, places first. NEW YORK, NY — Success Academy students Emily Booncharoen and Pari Patni took home the […]

BP DIAZ CALLS FOR CHANGES TO SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

BP DIAZ CALLS FOR CHANGES TO SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

BP DIAZ CALLS FOR CHANGES TO SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS In a letter to the members of the Panel for Educational Policy, the borough president urges the PEP to consider new admissions criteria at five specialized high schools Bronx Borough […]

Expanded Opportunities to Study Computer Science with Cornell Tech and STEM in Prestigious Curie and Catalyst Academies at Cornell Engineering

Expanded Opportunities to Study Computer Science with Cornell Tech and STEM in Prestigious Curie and Catalyst Academies at Cornell Engineering

Public Prep, Cornell University Extend Multi-Year, Multi-Faceted Partnership to Create Extraordinary Collegiate Experiences for Girls Prep and Boys Prep Students and Alumni Expanded Opportunities to Study Computer Science with Cornell Tech and STEM in Prestigious Curie and Catalyst Academies at […]