Youth and Children

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 […]

Bronx Residents Honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC

Bronx Residents Honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC

THE BRONX CELEBRATES NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH WITH NATION’S FIRST MENTORING ORGANIZATION Elected officials joined the community and Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC to honor ‘Bronx Male and Female Matches of the Year’ for remarkable impact BRONX, NEW YORK, January […]

Members gave out dozens of gifts to residents of a nearby homeless shelter. Photo by David Greene

UNUSUAL SANTA SUITS

UNUSUAL SANTA SUITS — One last Christmas story Members of the FDNY’s Engine 48 and Ladder 56 took time out from their normal duties to bring the holidays to those less fortunate. The firefighter’s were spotted returning to their firehouse […]

National School Choice Week 2017 is January 22-28, 2017.

National School Choice Week 2017

  Held every January, National School Choice Week is the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. National School Choice Week 2017 is January 22-28, 2017. The goal of National School Choice Week (NSCW) is to raise public awareness of all […]