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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 »

Buy a Gift for Henry Street Youth This Holiday Season

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 programs, by taking part in our annual toy drive. We have created a gift registry on Amazon to make it easy for our generous gift givers. Shipping information… 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 »

Stars Get Social with Henry Street

Henry Street Social Host Committee members Ben Foster, Justin Barta, Amber Tamblyn, Rachel Antonoff, and Fran Lebowitz, with Jack Antonoff at Henry Street Social, October 16, 2019. All photos by Kristina Bumphrey/StarPix. Despite the pounding rain outside, the stars shone indoors at Henry Street Social, on October 16, 2019. More than 350 guests gathered at The… Read More »

BGR Needs You

Boys & Girls Republic (BGR) is a Henry Street Settlement youth community center that has served tens of thousands of Lower East Side young people since the 1930s. Located amid the Jacob Riis and Lillian Wald public housing complexes, it is a refuge, a place of growth, and a symbol of community connectedness. Our community… Read More »

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