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Raising Voices and Celebrating: Neighbors Gather at Henry Street Community Day

Above: Young community members having fun at Community Day. Photo by Henry Street Settlement/Nicole Fogarty. Henry Street was abuzz on Sunday, September 16, as dozens of community members gathered for the Settlement’s annual Town Hall Meeting, and then more than 1,000 joined Henry Street and Visiting Nurse Service of New York for a joyous Community… Read More »

Hope and Heart Reigned at the Dinner Under the Stars

The stars shone brightly both above and inside the elegant tented 125th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Henry Street the evening of September 13. Dear friends of Henry Street, supporters, community ambassadors, and even hip hop recording artist and activist yasiin bey gathered for a magical evening to celebrate the Settlement’s milestone birthday. “To the constellation of stakeholders… Read More »

Neighborhood Town Hall on September 16

Above: Photos from last year’s Town Hall. Calling our Lower East Side neighbors! We want to hear from you. Please join Henry Street for our annual Town Hall and breakfast meeting on Sunday, September 16, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 301 Henry Street. Community members are invited to join share their feedback on… Read More »

Community Day: A 125th Birthday Bash on the Lower East Side!

All we want for our 125th birthday is you! Henry Street Settlement and The Visiting Nurse Service of New York hope you’ll be our birthday block party guests on Sunday, September 16, from noon to 5 p.m. in Sol Lain Park, just next to 265 Henry Street. Bring the entire family out for a FREE… Read More »

Henry Street History Exhibit to Open September 17

(Above: Camp Henry youth at a sneak peek of The House on Henry Street, summer 2018) On September 17, 2018, Henry Street Settlement will open a permanent interactive exhibition, The House on Henry Street, in conjunction with its 125th anniversary celebration. The exhibit explores themes of social activism, urban poverty and public health through the lens… Read More »

#FlatLillian Takes On The World!

Everyone is in on Henry Street Settlement’s 125th birthday celebration—including our founder, Lillian Wald! Our doll-sized mascot is showing up in photographs from the Lower East Side to Texas to Belize! Team members and community ambassadors are making the rounds with Flat Lillian to educate the public about our history and inspire interest in the upcoming… Read More »

Register to Vote at Henry Street Locations

Above: Voter registration at a July 2016 Henry Street Settlement event “This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.” Thurgood Marshall Make Your Voice Heard: Register to Vote at Henry Street Important elections are coming up, and August 19 is the last day to register for the New York state primary. Walk… Read More »

Register Now for Abrons Arts Center Fall Classes

Have you always wanted to learn guitar or take an improv class? Now is your chance! Adult and youth class registration is now open for fall 2018 classes at Abrons Arts Center at the Henry Street Settlement. Dance, music, theater, visual arts, and more, including private instrumental music classes, are available for all levels.  Abrons… Read More »

Help Send Henry Street Back To School

  You can help some of the thousands of children at Henry Street, including those living in our homeless shelters and attending our education programs, through our inaugural Back-to-School Campaign. A gift registry on Amazon makes it easy for our generous supporters to supply kids with backpacks and other essentials. Shipping information will be included on each… Read More »

Community Advisory Board Announces New Round of Funding

Community members celebrate at Abrons Arts Center’s 2nd Annual Summer Block Party, one of the most recent CAB-funded projects. Photo by Cesarin Mateo Arts programs for homeless youth and a Spanish-speaking senior support group were among the projects funded in June by Henry Street Settlement’s Community Advisory Board (CAB) through a unique participatory budgeting process…. Read More »

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