Tag Archives: Kids

Students’ SOS
SOS de estudiantes

Named for the famed Italian conductor who spent his final years in the Bronx, the Arturo Toscanini Community Junior High School...
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Restart with Renewal
Renovación trae resultados

Renewal is showing results. The city’s Renewal Schools program is boosting attendance and test scores at previously struggling...
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EARLY APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
EL PROGRAMA DE EMPLEO JUVENIL DE VERANO

Applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) now through Friday, March 17, 2017. The application...
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Talking the Bronx – 02.15.17
Hablando del Bronx – 02.15.17

The Bronx Documentary Center is hosting a screening of Los Sures on Sat., Feb. 18th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Directed...
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Aiming at Attendance
Apuntando a la asistencia

"Cada vez que se abre la puerta de una escuela, se cierra una puerta en prisión". La defensora pública de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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Forging past fear
Superando el miedo

Dennisse Pizarro dice que es "una ciudadana sin documentos". Pizarro nació en Ecuador hace 24 años. Cuando tenía 14 años, su...

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Common Ground
Terreno común

Make way for WHEDco. Strewn with gravel and broken concrete, the sprawling vacant lot at Brook Avenue and East 163rd Street has sat...
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“It changes your brain”
“Cambia tu cerebro”

Members of the Morris Park Community Association (MPCA) gathered together to hear the latest treatment methods for opioid addition...
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Call for Multi-Year Investment in SUNY/CUNY
Llamado a inversión multianual en SUNY/CUNY

Time to pony up for higher ed. Though some educators believe New York State is on the right track, they say it needs to invest more in...
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Talking the Bronx – 02.01.17
Hablando del Bronx – 02.01.17

Aparezca en el Museo de las Artes del Bronx para un taller de danza urbana el viernes 10 de febrero de 7:00 p.m. a 10:00 p.m. Celebre...
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2017 Scholarship for Immigrant Students
Beca 2017 para estudiantes inmigrantes

Ascend Educational Fund (AEF) proporcionará becas universitarias de dos años o cuatro años a estudiantes inmigrantes prometedores...
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Talking the Bronx – 01.25.17
Hablando del Bronx – 01.25.17

Beba mimosas y escuche música en vivo en el Museo Mansión Bartow-Pell el sábado 11 de febrero de 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. El renombrado conjunto de vientos Quinteto de las Américas...
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Sounding the alarm on ACA repeal
Alarma sobre ACA

‎La devastación está cerca. Esa fue la terrible advertencia ofrecida por la vicealcaldesa de Salud y Servicios Humanos de la Ciudad de...
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Priming the pipeline
Abriendo acceso

It's the "best" program the department's ever had. Denise Williams, principal at Pelham Gardens Middle School, thinks that highly of the College Access for All initiative...
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“The school is not where it should be”

“La escuela no está donde debería estar”

“La escuela no está donde debería estar”

There was little cheer in this school match. Instead, a Bronx school superintendent faced off against an angry group of parents and teachers...
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots, celery and beef for their masters...
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Talking the Bronx – 01.18.17
Hablando del Bronx – 01.18.17

Sumérjase en el mundo del manga en la Biblioteca Sedgwick el martes 24 de enero a las 4:00 p.m. Manga is a Japanese style comic...
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Sweet and Simple
Dulce y simple

Zone it in. There’s some sweet news of late about the county rated the least healthy. A borough-wide campaign, known as the...
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Snow Blown
Nevada

La primera nevada significativa de la temporada trajo casi 3 pulgadas de nieve a la ciudad durante el primer gran momento de invierno de...
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Trove of Toys
Tesoro de Juguetes

Esta vez, la segunda mano fue de primera categoría. Los días de fiesta llegaron en línea rápida para cientos de niños del Bronx Quienes recibieron...
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Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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Digital Diaspora
Diáspora digital

Es un plan de estudios de ilusionismo. Lehman College, de la City University of New York (CUNY, por sus siglas en inglés), se ha asociado...
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Mothers on a Mission
Madres en una misión

One organization has issued a set of New Year's resolutions calling on mothers everywhere to preserve advances in human rights. Moms...
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Talking the Bronx – 12.28.16
Hablando del Bronx – 12.28.16

Visit the Van Cortlandt House through Sun., Jan 8th to get a glimpse of what Christmas looked like during the colonial period. The house is decorated...
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To Teach His Own
Enseñar lo propio

Expand the eval. The city has announced an update to its teacher evaluation system, implementing a method that relies more heavily on measures...
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Giving Back(Packs)
Retribuir con mochilas

¿Qué podría hacer Elizabeth Rodríguez para ayudar a los niños que huyen por seguridad a los Estados Unidos? Esto puede parecer una...
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A Mission of Compassion
Una misión de compasión

He would have given you the shirt off his back. And so his parents now are committed to giving back, while raising awareness, as part of their annual...
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Linking in for a lift up
Conectados por una mejora

In the Bronx, one in four households currently does not have Internet access. But now, thousands of Bronx families living in public housing are about...
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Missteps at Success
Ojos de Stringer sobre Success

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has released the results of his audit on Success Academy, the city’s largest charter school network...
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Bank on the Books
Apostar por los libros

Scholars, take note. Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program. MCU will award $66,000...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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The Billionaire Buoys Club
Los Million-arios del Mar

Llámelos Millon-arios. Jóvenes locales se han convertido en miembros de un club especial cuyas actividades incluyen concentrarse...
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Radiator blast kills two Bronx toddlers
Una explosión de radiador mata a dos niñas del Bronx

Two young girls were killed in their Bronx apartment on Wednesday after suffering severe burns from a radiator blast while they were sleeping...
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Talking the Bronx – 12.14.16
Hablando del Bronx – 12.14.16

Experience a series of short plays by the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater on Sun., Dec 18th. 48 Hours in El Bronx, brings together 6 playwrights...
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Will ACA repeal wreak havoc?
¿La revocación de ACA causará caos?

More than a million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance with even a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to...
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ACS head Carrión steps down
Carrión, cabeza de la ACS, renuncia

Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner Gladys Carrión, who came under fire this year after two young children died...
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