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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 »

Ending the Year With Our Wonderful Volunteers

A volunteer from JP Morgan works on a gingerbread house with a student in the Settlement’s after-school programs.  December at Henry Street was jam-packed with holiday events, thanks to the wonderful groups of volunteers and friends who donated time and resources to the Settlement’s programs. In that one month alone, there were two-dozen volunteer events,… Read More »

A Festive Fir Tree Fête

Seniors from the Henry Street Senior Center had a rollicking start to the holiday season with the annual party hosted by Fir Tree Partners, a New York based private investment firm and continued generous supporter of the Settlement. The partygoing seniors were treated to a delicious three-course dinner and specialty seasonal “mocktails.” The evening included… Read More »

Read Now: David Garza on Youth Opportunity Hubs

What are some of the challenges that today’s youth face? Read what David Garza, Henry Street’s Executive Director, said in an insightful interview just published by the CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative. Earlier this year, Henry Street Settlement received funding from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. to create… Read More »

Thanksgiving 2017 at Henry Street

Seniors at Henry Street’s Senior Center were treated to a full turkey dinner, prepared by the Center’s Head Chef David Stanford. Carving and serving were several special holiday volunteers, including Henry Street Settlement Board of Directors members Bob Mancuso, Sue-Ann Santos Hoahng, Ilicia Silverman and Jeffrey H. Tucker, all joined by their own friends and… Read More »

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