Social Worker Kelly Lennon-Martucci Honored

Photo by Julia Lecato Kelly Lennon-Martucci, LCSW, Director of School Based Mental Health Clinics at Henry Street Settlement, was selected as a “40 Under 40 New York Nonprofit Rising Star” by NewYorkNonprofit Media. The award ceremony was held on July 21st at the Capital Grill Downtown in Manhattan. Kelly, who joined Henry Street in 2012, successfully… Read More »

Henry Street Hosts Mayor de Blasio, SYEP Press Conference

Photo by Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office.  Henry Street Settlement – one of the city’s oldest and largest partners of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) — was the site of a press conference called by Mayor Bill de Blasio to celebrate the record-breaking SYEP summer. He was joined by members of his administration as well as City… Read More »

Honoring our College Youth Scholars

Nearly 80 college scholarship recipients and their proud families gathered at 301 Henry Street for the annual Youth Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 4. Scholarships were awarded from the Abrons/Aranow Scholarship Fund, the Tannenbaum Scholarship Fund and the Sobie Scholarship Fund. Welcoming the guests, Greg Rideout, Deputy Program Officer for Education and Employment, noted… Read More »

The First Annual Lillian Wald Symposium: Can We End Homelessness?

Henry Street’s historic dining room was filled to capacity on May 16, 2016, for the Settlement’s first annual Lillian Wald Symposium entitled “Can We End Homelessness?” David Garza, Executive Director of Henry Street, welcomed the audience, explaining, “We are here today because of our founder Lillian Wald’s vision and ability to impact lives – a… Read More »

Expanded Horizons Participates in National College Decision Day

Above: Henry Street’s Expanded Horizons College Success program staff members Isidro Fortuna (left) and Rhea Corson-Higgs (second from right) with Expanded Horizons scholars. Click here to see more photos from this event » The city’s brightest high school seniors – including eight from Henry Street’s Expanded Horizons College Success Program — gathered for The 2016 New York… Read More »

Deep Roots at the Boys & Girls Republic

When 11-year-old Luis Checa was elected mayor of Henry Street Settlement’s Boys and Girls Republic (BGR) by his fellow citizens in 1998, little did he know he’d still be at the Lower East Side community center nearly 20 years later.  No longer mayor, today Checa is the Sports and Recreation Coordinator, serving as a role… Read More »

Henry Street and Filmmaker Charles Lane at Metrograph

Henry Street Settlement began the first of a series of events at new neighborhood hot spot Metrograph last night with a screening of Charles Lane’s Sidewalk Stories. The event was followed by a Q&A with Lane, moderated by Henry Street Settlement’s executive director David Garza. Charles Lane’s Sidewalk Stories (1989) is an updated retelling of… Read More »

Social Work Month Celebrated on Henry Street

Representatives from a consortium of Lower East Side settlement houses and agencies gathered at Henry Street on Wednesday to celebrate Social Work Month and explore Thrive NYC: A Roadmap for Mental Health for All. Social workers and other representatives from United Neighborhood Houses, Henry Street Settlement, Grand Street Settlement, Educational Alliance, University Settlement/The Door, and… Read More »

Gala Preview Kicks Off The Art Show 2016

Click here to see more photos from this event » It may have been Super Tuesday in other states, but New York had its own Superb Tuesday with the elegant 28th annual Art Show Gala Preview last night at the Park Avenue Armory.  New York City’s leading philanthropists, art enthusiasts, and business, cultural and social… Read More »

Henry Street Awarded Digital Health Marketplace Grant

Henry Street Awarded Digital Health Marketplace Grant to Pilot the AgeWell Smartphone Application Henry Street’s Senior Services Division is piloting a unique new smartphone application to improve access to social services and health care for seniors living in the Settlement’s Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) in the Vladeck Houses. Henry Street Settlement and AgeWell Global,… Read More »