How Do You Spell Success? W-D-C!

Attendees and honorees pose with the inaugural Wall of Fame banner.  For many, the road to economic stability is fraught with challenges. But nine individuals – all participants at Henry Street’s Workforce Development Center (WDC) – overcame obstacles and were inducted to the division’s Wall of Fame. The ceremony – the first of its kind… Read More »

Celebrating at the Gala Preview of The Art Show’s 30th Anniversary

Above: The Art Show Gala Preview. Photo by Cesarin Mateo. Click here to see more photos from this event. The “grand dame of New York Art fairs” – The Art Show – celebrated a spirited 30th anniversary last night, as art enthusiasts, philanthropists and business leaders filled the Park Avenue Armory for the Gala Preview. The… Read More »

Dinner with Danny: A Very Special Evening

Above: Daniel Kronenfeld, right, with his successors Verona Middleton Jeter (left) and current Executive Director David Garza (center) at Dinner with Danny, February 8, 2018. Friends, former colleagues and family gathered on February 8th to celebrate Daniel Kronenfeld, the beloved former Executive Director of Henry Street, at Dinner with Danny, a special event held to name the Henry… Read More »

Henry Street Youth Take Action in Albany

Above: Henry Street youth at the rally for SYEP at Youth Action Day 2018. Photo courtesy of United Neighborhood Houses. Students from Henry Street programs joined hundreds of other New York City youth in Albany this month to campaign for increased youth employment funding at Youth Action Day. The experience taught them how constituents can… Read More »

Meet the Humans of Henry Street

A sampling of the extraordinary Humans of Henry Street. Henry Street Settlement is celebrating its 125th birthday in 2018 and one way we’re marking this historic occasion is by launching The Humans of Henry Street, a series that will profile 125 individuals whose interaction with the Settlement was transformational — in their lives or Henry… Read More »

Celebrations With Centennial Marketers

Above: David Garza at Grey Advertising, with a look at Henry Street Settlement’s past. Fellow centennial marketer (and neighbor!) Jake Dell of Katz’s Deli is pictured sitting. Henry Street launched its 125th birthday celebration with some other venerable “old-timers.” Centennial marketers—those working for organizations who have recently celebrated 100, 125 or 150th anniversaries—joined together for… Read More »

Hacking for Henry Street

Above: Henry Street Settlement team members at the Beyond Hackathon. Photo by Andrew Shanley. What can you do in 24 hours? If you’re the team at Beyond, a design and technology company, you can offer technology solutions for Henry Street Settlement!  Henry Street was the lucky guest of honor at of the company’s latest Hackathon…. Read More »

Community Funding the Community Update

A volunteer at the SBMHC/Parent Center Back to School event assists a participant in choosing free books. Last year, Henry Street began allocating $5,000 of its general operating support to the Community Advisory Board (CAB) for a unique participatory budgeting initiative. Henry Street programs were able to apply for grants through this initiative, and CAB… Read More »

It’s Our Birthday!

Above: A sewing class in the early days of Henry Street Settlement’s 125-year history.  In 2018, the Settlement is celebrating its Quasquicentennial — 125 years of continuous service to our community. We are marking this milestone with some pretty fabulous (if we do say so ourselves) events. The entire year will be punctuated with numerous… Read More »

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