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Students, Parents & Covid

The pandemic has taken a toll on most Americans. Education and schooling has been turned upside down and all of this uncertainty and change has affected students and their parents. “Parental Impact on Students During A Pandemic (Where and When I Enter…,” a Zoom talk hosted by New York Trend founder Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, […]

Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation
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Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation

Work on the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) $9.5-million dollar Renaissance Project, underwritten by legendary award-winning musician/philanthropist, Herb Alpert and the Herb Alpert Foundation, was completed on time and on budget, it was announced by HSA Board Chair Charles Hamilton, Jr.  Over the past decade, HSA has received over $17 million dollars in financial support from […]

Social-Emotional Skills: Workshops & Assembly Programs available for Grades K-12
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Social-Emotional Skills: Workshops & Assembly Programs available for Grades K-12

New York-based personal development training company Poetic Motivations LLC, is now offering social-emotional skills virtual workshops and assembly programs for grades K-12. Our students need social-emotional skills now more than any other time in our history. For that reason, Poetic Motivations is offering (virtual) workshops and assembly programs for grades K-12. Feel free to reach […]

Allied Health Training Programs Available for Aspiring Healthcare Professionals
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Allied Health Training Programs Available for Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

Ideal School of Allied Health Care Provides Allied Health Training Programs To Aspiring Healthcare Professionals In A Variety of Fields.  Ideal School of Allied Health Care is licensed by the state of New York Education Department to provide allied health training programs to aspiring healthcare professionals. Training programs have a very specific objective to develop quality people who will soon […]

Scholarship Program Seeking New York's Top Youth Volunteers
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Scholarship Program Seeking New York’s Top Youth Volunteers

In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service.  Today through November 10, Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) are calling on New York youth volunteers to apply for scholarships and national recognition through The Prudential Spirit […]

Southampton Achieves Special Olympics "Banner" Status Leadership Creating an Inclusive School Community
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Southampton Achieves Special Olympics “Banner” Status Leadership Creating an Inclusive School Community

Special Olympics New York President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman today announced that nine New York high schools – including Southampton High School – have been named as National Banner Unified Champion Schools in recognition of their leadership in creating an inclusive school community where all students are accepted, celebrated, and included. The distinction marks the […]

New Children’s Book “Keeping Your Cool” by Renée McRae Helps Students Manage Their Emotions and Behavior At Home And School
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New Children’s Book “Keeping Your Cool” by Renée McRae Helps Students Manage Their Emotions and Behavior At Home And School

New Children’s Book “Keeping Your Cool” How to Stay Cool at Home or in School by Renée McRae helps students manage their emotions and behavior at home and school. Keeping Your Cool by Renée McRae, is a fun, short story written in rhyming verse filled with scenarios and tips to help students better manage their […]

'The History of White People in America' Premieres July 6th on WORLD's YouTube Channel
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‘The History of White People in America’ Premieres July 6th on WORLD’s YouTube Channel

As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s birth this Independence Day in the midst of historic uproar about racial disparities and injustices, WORLD Channel — the public media channel that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures that may be distinct from our own — presents a new animated musical series, The History of White People […]

The Talk About Race That Doesn't Happen
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The Talk About Race That Doesn’t Happen

As longstanding racial disparities and injustices are exposed by the double crises sweeping the nation — COVID-19 and the civil rights movement sparked by the police killing of George Floyd — one man is aiming to help Americans learn how to discuss race. Michael Sidney Fosberg, details his own experiences with race and hidden identity, […]

Juneteenth: Know Your History
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Juneteenth: Know Your History

“Today, Juneteenth is recognized as the day the last enslaved people learned of the Emancipation proclamation. It is important to recognize, however, that our criminal legal system has been used since to continue forced labor. Here is a slice of that history shared by a friend that you should know and understand: “In 1866, one […]

Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth
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Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth

Goal-based savings and financial literacy app Goalsetter, has teamed up with Robert F. Smith, chairman of Vista Equity Partners, Black TikTok Influencers, and Sean Ali-Waddell, Jr., activist and cousin of Muhammad Ali, in a Juneteenth movement to sign one million Black youth up for Goalsetter savings accounts.  The #SavingOurSelves initiative, designed to help break the cycle of generational poverty […]

Local Teacher from Brooklyn Wins National Education Award and Wins $1K for Classroom
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Local Teacher from Brooklyn Wins National Education Award and Wins $1K for Classroom

Online learning platform Brainly has announced the five winners of its 2020 ‘Online Educator of the Year’ Awards, which were open for submissions last week during Teacher Appreciation Week. Nearly 2,000 nominations and nearly 4,000 total votes were received from Brainly’s student user community. All five winning teachers will be awarded $1,000 to go towards classroom […]

Online Earth Day Celebration
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Online Earth Day Celebration

The American Museum of Natural History has announced a slate of programming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, including an all-day, online EarthFest on Wednesday, April 22, and the premiere of a new video on Saturday, April 18, featuring the latest scientific data that highlights how Earth – and humans – have changed since the annual day was […]

New App Keeps Kids & Families Connected
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New App Keeps Kids & Families Connected

Due to growing concerns and quarantines over the COVID-19 Pandemic, almost a billion children around the world have been dismissed from school, are missing friends, and are unable to see their extended families.  Caribu, the family-activity video-calling app, is helping bridge the gap created by social distancing and self-isolation during this tumultuous time. Now, AT&T […]

New Book Reaches Milestone as #1 in Ethnic Demographic Studies & #1 Hot New Release On Amazon
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New Book Reaches Milestone as #1 in Ethnic Demographic Studies & #1 Hot New Release On Amazon

New Book: Our Stories Our Voices Black Men Speak Their Truth / Book 1 reached milestone as No. 1 in Ethnic Demographic Studies and No. 1 Hot New Release on Amazon.com. Black Men telling their stories and speaking their truth will give readers a glimpse into their live as well as provide an inspiration for […]