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The New York Public Library Supports NYC Families With Suite Of New, Free Educational Programs For Kids And Teens This Fall
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The New York Public Library Supports NYC Families With Suite Of New, Free Educational Programs For Kids And Teens This Fall

The New York Public Library is offering a suite of new in-person educational programs this fall, designed to support NYC students and their families as they continue to cope with the challenges and disruptions of the covid-19 pandemic. This summer, the Library—which has served students and their families throughout the pandemic with virtual resources and […]

Legendary Drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie  Master Class, L.A.'s Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
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Legendary Drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie Master Class, L.A.’s Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center

You won’t want to miss a Master Class with Bernard “Pretty” Purdie on Sept. 23, 6 PM PDT, hosted by the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, 4305 Degnan Blvd. #101, Los Angeles, CA 9008.   This is a rare opportunity for drummers and music enthusiasts alike to learn directly from this iconic master drummer. Bernard […]

Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Welcomes Superintendents Of Hempstead, Malverne, Uniondale And Westbury Schools To Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building
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Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Welcomes Superintendents Of Hempstead, Malverne, Uniondale And Westbury Schools To Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building

In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, Nassau County Legislator Siela A. Bynoe (D -Westbury) recently welcomed a trailblazing group of local education leaders to the Theodore Roosevelt & Executive Building. The gathering included Hempstead Union Free School District Superintendent Regina Armstrong; Malverne Union Free School District Superintendent Dr. Lorna Lewis; Uniondale Union Free School […]

Urban Tech’s Pilot Program Supports Parents As They Address Loss Of Children’s Social, Emotional And Academic Competence During the Pandemic
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Urban Tech’s Pilot Program Supports Parents As They Address Loss Of Children’s Social, Emotional And Academic Competence During the Pandemic

The National Urban Technology Center (Urban Tech) Parent Care Program which seeks to ensure student’s academic success is training parents and teachers to support students in closing achievement gaps resulting from school closures during the pandemic.    The pandemic forced the closure of public schools and as a result, digitally excluded minority families were unable […]

Helping Families Who Have Been Impacted By Incarceration Survive The Justice System
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Helping Families Who Have Been Impacted By Incarceration Survive The Justice System

Op-Ed by Monalisa Johnson, founder of The Vault I’m going to say something that should be obvious but needs to be said: Convicted felons are human beings. That’s right. A prison sentence doesn’t mean you stop being worthy of certain rights, protections, and basic human dignity. Of course, I don’t condone crime, but the 2.2 […]

Westbury Appoints Nationally Recognized Educational Leader As New Superintendent Of Schools
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Westbury Appoints Nationally Recognized Educational Leader As New Superintendent Of Schools

The Westbury Board of Education announced today that it has selected  Tahira A. Dupree Chase, Ed. D. to be the district’s next superintendent of schools. Dr. Chase was selected after a rigorous national search that yielded a pool of highly qualified applicants from around the country. Her record of consistently increasing student achievement, significant personal, […]

Ford Motor Company Fund Announces Winners of the Third Annual Ford Gives Back Freedom Awards
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Ford Motor Company Fund Announces Winners of the Third Annual Ford Gives Back Freedom Awards

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, is announcing Emory University School of Medicine’s Pipeline Collaborative and Chicago State University as the winners of the 2021 Ford Gives Back Freedom Award. The two organizations are being awarded grants of $25,000 and $10,000 respectively to further their community impact. The Ford Gives Back Freedom […]

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Bridging the Gap: The Knowledge House Addresses Digital Divide with National Program Expansion

The Knowledge House (TKH) announces their nationwide expansion to provide free digital skills training in coding and design programs through technical training, career support, and a comprehensive network of partners to help disconnected job seekers secure rewarding careers in the tech economy and become financially independent. This programming will serve young people, ages 14-35, in […]

Experience Summertime At The Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine With ACT Camp Sessions
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Experience Summertime At The Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine With ACT Camp Sessions

Advancing the Community of Tomorrow (ACT), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine’s preschool, afterschool, and summer program for youths ranging from toddlers to teens, has kept kids engaged and active throughout the past year of the pandemic. With summer soon on its way and families beginning the search for safe, nurturing camp options, ACT […]

Graduate Hotels Launches “Graduate Sweet Dreams Society” In Partnership With Grammy Award Winning Producer And Writer DJ White Shadow
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Graduate Hotels Launches “Graduate Sweet Dreams Society” In Partnership With Grammy Award Winning Producer And Writer DJ White Shadow

Graduate Hotels has announced the launch of Graduate Sweet Dreams Society. The handcrafted incubator program located in Graduate Hotels markets across the country will cultivate the talent of selected local creatives by providing them with the resources and mentorships needed to bring generational change to their industry and the community they call home. The inaugural […]

Talking Education During The Pandemic, Social Emotional Learning, And The Re-Imagined Classroom With Education Expert Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase
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Talking Education During The Pandemic, Social Emotional Learning, And The Re-Imagined Classroom With Education Expert Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase

The pandemic has been challenging for all, especially those in the field of education. Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase, the Superintendent of Schools for New York’s Greenburgh Central School District has found a way to not only be a guiding force for the educators in her district but also as a nurturer to the students. With […]

Wyandanch Public Library Presents Mother's Day Extravaganza Craft Market, May 1st
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Wyandanch Public Library Presents Mother’s Day Extravaganza Craft Market, May 1st

Founder And CEO Ideal School Of Allied Healthcare Honored At Carib Impact Awards
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Founder And CEO Ideal School Of Allied Healthcare Honored At Carib Impact Awards

On February 18, Nicole Laborde, founder and CEO of Ideal School of Allied Health Care, was honored at the Carib Impact Awards. About: Carib Impact Awards – Caribbean Life’s annual Impact Awards recognizes the achievements and contributions of outstanding individuals of Caribbean background who have created the most impact in their respective career fields — from […]

The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli
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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli

The Center for Black Literature presents renowned hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli in conversation with Akiba Solomon, senior editor at The Marshall Project. The topic is his new book “Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story,” a memoir and a collection of essays that illuminate Kweli’s upbringing and his artistic success. The work gives life to […]

The Wyandanch Public Library Unveiled SLED - a Mobile Library Bus Service
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The Wyandanch Public Library Unveiled SLED – a Mobile Library Bus Service

The Wyandanch Public Library recently unveiled the SLED (Suffolk Libraries Empowering Discovery) Mobile Library that will be offering services in the Library’s parking lot on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The program started March 9th and it is now offered from 10am-2pm on those days. The Wyandanch Public Library is located at 14 South 20th Street in […]