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#BestNYPhoto Competition Raises More Than $60k for Henry Street

“The Masked Rider,” Bill Dinh, one of the finalists in @NewYorkNico’s #BestNYPhoto competition. New Yorkers submitted more than 5,000 photographs to the #BestNYPhoto competition launched May 17, 2020, by documentary filmmaker and Instagram influencer @NewYorkNico (aka Nicolas Heller). Heller invited the public, including his 396k IG followers, to post their best pictures of the unprecedented… Read More »

A Statement from Henry Street

Henry Street Settlement condemns the recent deplorable racist actions perpetrated throughout the nation, from George Floyd in Minnesota, to Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, to Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, to Christian Cooper in our own Central Park. We believe that Black people and all people of color must have the right to live safely, peacefully, and… Read More »

COVID-19 Updates at Henry Street Settlement

Henry Street’s core services never close. As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Henry Street is listening to our neighbors’ needs, adapting programs substantially to meet those needs, and responding to the best of our ability amid rapidly changing conditions. Update: Monday, May 14, 2020 This week, Henry Street is: Operating three food pantries, out of Boys… Read More »

David Garza Appointed to Two COVID-19 Advisory Panels

Henry Street Settlement President & CEO David Garza has been named to two new mayoral Sector Advisory Councils, established on May 8, 2020, to inform city government on efforts to help New York City stabilize, recover, reopen, and rebuild in the wake of the current trauma. Garza was appointed to the Non-Profit and Social Services… Read More »

Make Sure You Count! 2020 Census

It’s not too late to complete the 2020 Census and make your voice and your community’s voice count! Filling out the Census takes less than 10 minutes,  and all of your information will remain confidential. An accurate count ensures that our cities, neighborhoods, schools, community organizations, and more receive the federal funding and support we… Read More »

From Our Archives: Holocaust Remembrance Day

From Katie Vogel, Henry Street Settlement public historian:  Today, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, we share a letter from the family archive of Daniel Schack, a member of Henry Street Settlement’s Community Consultation Center. Daniel’s family emigrated from Poland to New York City in 1920, part of the mass exodus of Jewish people from the Russian… Read More »

Henry Street Launches Helpline

The Henry Street Helpline is live and available to anyone who needs help navigating the changes brought on by COVID-19. Call 347.493.2787 Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and speak directly with a Henry Street team member, who can provide individualized support and resources. The Helpline is here to help with things… Read More »

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