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Seniors Vocalize Concerns at Specialized Town Hall

Two community seniors at Henry Street’s Senior Issues Town Hall Meeting on November 22, 2019. Solving NYCHA issues, increasing arts programs for seniors, holding elected officials accountable—these are just some of the community concerns brought to light at Henry Street’s Senior Issues Town Hall Meeting, held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Dale Jones… Read More »

Remembering Danny Kronenefeld

It is with a heavy heart that Henry Street shares the news that Danny Kronenfeld, our former executive director, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019, There will never be another Danny Kronenfeld. In the most authentic, genuine and effortless manner, Danny was a force that had a transformative impact on the City, the neighborhood,… Read More »

Q&A: Andrew Rigie, NYC Hospitality Alliance

The restaurant and hospitality industry in New York City has been steadily growing for years, with more than 25,000 eating and drinking establishments (and counting!) in the five boroughs. The majority of these businesses are small “mom and pop” operations that often are not equipped with the same resources as their bigger counterparts to deal… Read More »

Buy a Gift for Henry Street Youth This Holiday Season

Our toy drive has closed. Thank you for your support! You can still make a difference for the thousands of children at Henry Street by making a donation. You can brighten the holiday season for some of the thousands of children at Henry Street, including those living in our homeless shelters and attending our education… Read More »

Henry Street Settlement Opens the Dale Jones Burch Neighborhood Center

Restored 1883 Firehouse to Resume Role as “First Responder” to Lower East Side Pictured above: Dale Jones Burch, third from right, and family join Henry Street supporters and community members at the ribbon-cutting on October 23, 2019. Photo by Marc Goldberg. As the afternoon sun steamed down on Henry Street on October 23, 2019, Settlement… Read More »

History Event – Power and Policy, Nov. 19

RSVPs have CLOSED for this event. Thank you for your interest! We will stream this event live on our Facebook page if you are not able to attend. What exactly is the ULURP process? How did redlining in the 1930s shape this neighborhood and in what ways is the area still affected by those policies… Read More »

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