Explore Henry Street’s Queer History on July 18!

Henry Street Settlement will hold “Steadies” & “Crushes”: Interpreting Henry Street Settlement’s Queer History, a post-Pride panel discussion, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Settlement’s historic headquarters at 265 Henry Street on the Lower East Side (note, requires walking up one flight of stairs). Click here to RSVP online. Henry… Read More »

PATHS Infuses Abrons Arts Programming Through All Henry Street Programs

Above: dance teacher Sun Woo Park shows students how to move like a robot. Park’s class is organized through the Promoting the Arts Throughout Henry Street (PATHS) program that integrates the arts into every aspect of the Settlement’s vast network of social service programs in transitional and supportive housing, education and employment, and mental health… Read More »

Staffing Update—Q & A with David Garza

For this issue of Staffing Update, we talked with Henry Street Settlement’s President and CEO David Garza, whose experience and current role within the agency make him uniquely qualified to comment on the benefits—for both jobseekers and employers—of using employment services like Henry Street’s. When Garza came to the Settlement as a job developer in… Read More »

Celebrating the 110 Year Legacy of the NAACP

Above: Anna Duensing, Dominique Jean-Louis, Robyn C. Spencer, and L. Joy Williams at Henry Street Settlement, May 29, 2019. “The NAACP is radical history. It’s women’s history. It’s working-class history. It’s a history that we need to know in order to understand the way to move forward,” said Robyn C. Spencer, professor at City University… Read More »

Expanded Horizons Celebrates New Class of Scholars

The Expanded Horizons Class of 2019 at the 17th Annual Scholarship Ceremony.  Henry Street’s Expanded Horizons College Success program held its 17th Annual Scholarship Ceremony on May 30 in the gym at 301 Henry Street. The event honored the achievements, hard work, and dedication of the program’s current and former participants. Cheers and smiles lit… Read More »

Seniors Stamp Out Stigma Against Mental Health: Music for the Mind

Voices of Experience, a Henry Street Settlement senior singing group, at Music for the Mind on June 4, 2019. Seniors rose from their seats and danced as Emily Wang and the Voices of Experience, a Henry Street Settlement senior singing group, belted out “La Bamba” while shaking their maracas to the rhythm at the first… Read More »

Music For The Mind on June 4

Above: A public event hosted by Henry Street Settlement Senior Services in fall 2018; see below or here for more information about our upcoming event!

Come See The Best of L.E.S.!

Above: Dancers at last year’s Best of L.E.S. Dance Showcase; see below or here for information on our upcoming event! 

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