Celebrating the 110 Year Legacy of the NAACP

Above: Anna Duensing, Dominique Jean-Louis, Robyn C. Spencer, and L. Joy Williams at Henry Street Settlement, May 29, 2019. “The NAACP is radical history. It’s women’s history. It’s working-class history. It’s a history that we need to know in order to understand the way to move forward,” said Robyn C. Spencer, professor at City University… Read More »

Expanded Horizons Celebrates New Class of Scholars

The Expanded Horizons Class of 2019 at the 17th Annual Scholarship Ceremony.  Henry Street’s Expanded Horizons College Success program held its 17th Annual Scholarship Ceremony on May 30 in the gym at 301 Henry Street. The event honored the achievements, hard work, and dedication of the program’s current and former participants. Cheers and smiles lit… Read More »

Seniors Stamp Out Stigma Against Mental Health: Music for the Mind

Voices of Experience, a Henry Street Settlement senior singing group, at Music for the Mind on June 4, 2019. Seniors rose from their seats and danced as Emily Wang and the Voices of Experience, a Henry Street Settlement senior singing group, belted out “La Bamba” while shaking their maracas to the rhythm at the first… Read More »

Music For The Mind on June 4

Above: A public event hosted by Henry Street Settlement Senior Services in fall 2018; see below or here for more information about our upcoming event!

Come See The Best of L.E.S.!

Above: Dancers at last year’s Best of L.E.S. Dance Showcase; see below or here for information on our upcoming event! 

The NAACP at 110

Above: Two of the founders of the NAACP, W.E.B. DuBois and Lillian Wald, who also founded Henry Street Settlement. NOTE: This event is at capacity, but will be broadcast live on our Facebook page.

TAKE ACTION: Rally for the M14 Bus Lines

Image courtesy of Grand Street Democrats. Join Henry Street in showing support for the many LES residents who will be impacted by the proposed changes to the M14 bus lines (click here for more info). If you’re rallying with us on May 1, meet at the Henry Street Senior Center, 334 Madison Street, at 9:45… Read More »

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