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His Last Words Were Calling for His Mother, a Statement on Police Brutality and the Murder of Tyre Nichols

New Settlement

Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, was beaten so severely by Memphis police officers on January 7 that he died three days later. The following quote is from his mother, RowVaughn Wells.  “When my husband and ...


Brooklyn Paper - Education reform leader remembered after being killed by traffic violence

Parent Action Committee

By Isabel Song Beer Mourners gathered to honor the life of Norman Fruchter, a civil rights activist and member of the Education Reform Movement, after he was struck and killed by a reckless driver in Bay ...


Expansion to support students in temporary housing

College Access Center

The Student Success Center is expanding! We have been awarded an opportunity to expand our team with three additional staff members: an Early Awareness Advisor, a Career Readiness Advisor, and an Assistant Director at the ...


Summer Bridge Results

College Access Center

An SYEP, CUNY, Pinkerton Foundation, and New Settlement Partnership This past summer New Settlement piloted a Summer Bridge Program with The Pinkerton Foundation, CUNY and SYEP. The following report outlines that the students that went through ...


Bronx Times | Bronx’s ‘Most Influential’ named to the Schneps Media Bronx Power List

New Settlement

Hundreds of supporters celebrated as the 2022 Bronx Power Listers were honored at Maestro’s Caterers on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The ultimate networking event celebrated extraordinary individuals from a broad spectrum of the business and nonprofit world ...


The Riverdale Press | Bronx tenants on rent strike

New Settlement

Tenants at 1187 Anderson Ave. in Highbridge announced a rent strike in December, joining their neighbors at 1230 Woodycrest Avenue to demand their landlord immediately repair hazardous conditions in their building. There are currently 169 housing ...


BronxNet, Mission BX: Creative Workforce Development

New Settlement

Mission BX sits down with Assistant Director Dinorah Castillo and Chris Garcia from New Settlement's Young Adult Adult Opportunity Initiative, and Evelyn Fernández-Ketcham, Vice President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) at Hostos Community ...

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