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Help Spread Holiday Cheer

Brighten the season for Henry Street families! You can play Santa to some of the 350 children living in our homeless shelters.  This year, instead of posting individual Dear Santa letters, we have created a gift registry on Amazon to make it easier for our generous gift givers. Shipping information will be included on each present, so… Read More »

A Birthday Garden Grows on the LES

Susan Stamler, Executive Director of United Neighborhood Houses; David Garza, Executive Director of Henry Street Settlement; Richard Abrons; Gerard Lordahl, Director of Greening Program at GrowNYC; Iris Abrons; Lenny Librizzi, Director of Green Infrastructure, GrowNYC; Andrew Schinderman On Wednesday evening, as the sky cleared following a day of rain, a group of individuals – young… Read More »

Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses

Updated: You can now view Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses online! Click here to watch the full documentary.  Henry Street and its Executive Director David Garza will be featured in Treasures of New York: Settlement Houses, a new documentary premiering on Thursday, November 17th at 8 p.m. on WLIW21 and on Sunday, November 20th at 7 p.m…. Read More »

A Message to Henry Street Staff from David Garza

A message to Henry Street staff from Executive Director David Garza Henry Street Settlement is an organization founded during the Progressive Era, originally in direct support of the tens of thousands of immigrants who came to this country seeking lives made better by freedom, justice and opportunity. In the 124 years since our founding, we have… Read More »

Running the TCS New York City Marathon

Henry Street staff member and Team Henry runner Delia Springstubb (waving, right of center) runs the TCS New York City Marathon.  Henry Street  was a proud TCS 2016 New York City Marathon official Charity Partner, for the first time in its 123-year history — or the Marathon’s 40-year history! Runners, including Henry Street staff, represented… Read More »

Henry Street Staffers Go “Above & Beyond”

A PATHS art event (top) and an Expanded Horizons class (bottom).  Henry Street celebrated its talented staff this month with the announcement of the winners of Above & Beyond 2.0, the Settlement’s newly revamped employee recognition program. Designed to reward teams doing work that exemplifies the tenets of Henry Street’s vision statement (innovation, inclusivity, integration, and… Read More »

Team Henry Runs TCS New York City Marathon

Each year, tens of thousands of runners descend on the city to run the TCS New York City Marathon. This year, Henry Street Settlement is an official Charity Partner of the race, and we’ve got a great team made up of Henry Street friends and family, old and new! Meet Team Henry below and cheer… Read More »

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Henry Street

Staff from Henry Street Settlement’s Transitional and Supportive Housing program Henry Street’s Transitional and Supportive Housing program hosted an open house in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “The Wall of Silence: An Afternoon at the Gallery” was held on October 26th and gave guests the opportunity to view the works of survivors of domestic… Read More »

Celebrating With Lights On After-School

It was hands on and lights on across Henry Street Settlement’s after-school program sites yesterday as they participated in Lights On After School, a nationwide event to promote after-school programs, encouraging supporters to help them to “keep the lights on”. At Henry Street, that meant celebrating the unique differences in the programs and demonstrating what… Read More »

Henry Street Hosts CINEMAtheque

Malini Murjani, Nora Affrin, Hercy Liodden, Anna da Silveira Pinheiro, Terry Zucker at Metrograph for Henry Street Settlement’s CINEMAtheque Party, October 18, 2016. Photo by BFA.com. Henry Street rolled out the blue carpet on Ludlow Street last night for more than 200 guests who attended the exclusive CINEMAtheque Party at Metrograph. The party, held to… Read More »