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Monsters, Princesses, & Drum Majors March On Henry Street

The streets of the Lower East Side overflowed with superheroes instead of SUVs as neighborhood residents celebrated an early Halloween at Henry Street’s first Kids Halloween Costume Parade & Party on Sunday on October 28. Monsters and princesses alike marched to the beat of the NYPD Marching Band, thanks to the New York City Police… Read More »

Understanding Immigrants’ Rights

As an organization founded to ensure the well-being of immigrants to our community, Henry Street Settlement continues to place a high priority on ensuring the rights and safety of these participants, who make up a large portion of our client population. On October 17, 2018, Henry Street partnered with volunteers from New York Legal Assistance… Read More »

Health in Action

Henry Street Settlement seniors welcomed fall on the right foot with the annual health fair “Senior Services Health in Action: A Mind-Body Celebration.” Health providers lined the Vladeck Houses courtyard to provide free screenings, wellness information, and of course a cardio workout—after all, it wouldn’t be a Henry Street seniors party without dancing! Community organizations… Read More »

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! Walk in and register to vote at five Henry Street locations on the Lower East Side!… Read More »

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