DOE Academic Recovery Plan Fails Immigrant Students and Families say advocates

Photo credit: Daniel Ernst Following the release of the New York City’s Department of Education’s (DOE) Academic Recovery Plan (ARP), the New York Immigration Coalition Education Collaborative is sounding the alarm regarding the ARP’s lack of sufficient investments in programs … Read More

Six-week Summer Youth Employment Program kicks off at more than 12,000 worksites across New York City

Photo credit: City of New York NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong announced on July 6, 2021 the return of the six-week Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). SYEP will play a pivotal role in the … Read More

The Huxtables, Homebodies, and ‘A Haunted Capital’

posted in: Women's Voice, youth

Self Portrait of photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier By Utibe Mbagwu The Brooklyn Museum exhibition ‘A Haunted Capital’ showcases an poignant depiction of working-class life in the Rust Belt community of Braddock, Pennsylvania, the hometown of photographer Latoya Ruby Frazier. The … Read More