Tag Archives: Community

Beaming bright with Beacon
Rayo brillante en Beacon

Carlos Castillo was drawn to the light at an early age. He was 14 years old when he began to volunteer at his Beacon afterschool program. The programs are offered at school-based community centers that serve children, youths and adults...
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Seeking parity on the play
Buscando igualdad en el juego

Rafaela Vivaldo no está sorprendida de que su hijo siga fallando la prueba. No ha logrado aprobar el reporte de acondicionamiento físico estudiantil...
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A special species
Una especie especial

The size of an orange. That’s how large scientists believe the brain of a newly discovered species of an ancient human relative was. This past September, researchers announced that bones uncovered in a South African cave...
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Talking the Bronx 11.04.15
Hablando del Bronx 11.04.15

Disfrute de un espectáculo en el Centro Hostos para las Artes y la Cultura de la aclamada cantante Choco Orta el sábado 14 de noviembre a las 7:30 pm. Orta regresa a Nueva York para una actuación especial en el mes de la herencia puertorriqueña...
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Valuing the Invaluable
Valuando lo invaluable

Every day, I hear stories about family caregivers and the challenges they face while helping their loved ones. Marcela feels that caring for her mother, while having...
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I Love the Bronx: Card Queen
Amo el Bronx: La tarjeta reina

Recientemente un amigo me animó a solicitar una tarjeta IDNYC. Terminó siendo tan fácil como hacer una cita en la oficina de mi asambleísta, que sirvió como centro emergente temporal de inscripción...
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Teachers fret

“My school was a disaster.” Teacher Sierra Green did not mince words as she recalled her time attending what she said were failing schools in Brownsville as a child. “It was so unfair,” she continued. “Because I grew up in Brownsville instead of Park Slope, I was treated as...

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Going for The Guys
Abriendo en Broadway

It’s coming to Broadway. The Guys, an off-Broadway play by Anne Nelson and directed by Hannah Ryan, Associate Director of the 2015 Tony Award winner The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, is making its way to Broadway – at Manhattan College...
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Growing Bookworms
Creando ratones de biblioteca

De una forma u otra, como seres queridos y tutores, tenemos mucho que ofrecer que pueda inspirar a nuestros hijos a amar la lectura. Algunos de mis recuerdos más preciados incluyen escuchar historias de mi padre sobre su país natal, España....
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Hamilton High
Preparatoria Hamilton

School just got a new rap. A recently announced collaboration will provide 20,000 city high school students with the hottest ticket in town – the musical Hamilton.
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“We can do it”
“Podemos hacerlo”

Ángela Henry conoce muy bien la violencia doméstica. Ella ha tenido no una, sino tres parejas abusivas. A pesar de que ahora está libre de esas relaciones, el dolor ha perdurado....
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New gilt at Gracie
Nuevo enchapado en Gracie

Gracie Mansion’s got a new look. Its new exhibit, “Windows on the City,” takes a fresh look at city life during the era the Mansion was built. About 49 works of art depicts...
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