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Roya Marsh returns to guide young women poets

Program for Girls and Young Women

On Thursday, November 8th the incomparable Roya Marsh returns to lead her 5th poetry and spoken word workshop series with New Settlement. Silence Out Loud will meet on Thursdays from 5-6:30 pm in our basement program ...

 

Bringing Youth Power to the NESAWG Conference

Community Food Action

By Charlene Francois, Youth and Farm Stand Coordinator This past Thursday, our Youth Leaders attended the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) "It Takes a Region" Conference  in Philadelphia. NESAWG is a network of organizations involved ...

 

Cabbage Hands and Purtato Heads

Community Food Action

By Maria Caicedo, Cooking and Gardening Coordinator I believe that teaching kids through food is not only valuable but indispensable. Farmers Markets for Kids workshops create a space for conversation about, and interaction with, healthy foods; ...

 

The Fresh Producers – Breaking Down Local with Farm Stand Customers

Community Food Action

By Abelyna Gonzalez, Crew Leader, 170 Farm Stand This season we are trying new ways to spread the message that everyone should get their food at farmers markets. With support from my supervisor, I facilitated a ...

 

Sign up for Culturally Responsive Trainings for Parents, Parent Coordinators, Social Workers, Teachers and School Staff!

Parent Action Committee

Join with PAC, the NYU Metrocenter and the NYC Department of Education and participate in the 2018-2019 Critically Conscious Educators Rising Series! The goal is to convene like-minded stakeholders who are committed to equity and ...

 

Register for our FREE SAT Prep Class for High School Seniors

College Access Center

New Settlement is now accepting applications for our Free SAT Class for high school seniors taking the November 3rd or December 1st exam. Our fall class will run from 4:30 - 6:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from ...

 

The Bronx and food: A story of optimism

Community Food Action

By Rachel Osei-Owusu, 2018 Cashin Fellow The Bronx, particularly the south Bronx has a complex relationship to food as the poorest urban congressional district in the US. Here you find busy neighborhoods with people of all ages, immigrants and citizens alike, ...

 

Crew Leaders get Rooted in Community

Community Food Action

By Charlene Francois Although our Crew Leaders (second year Youth Leaders) are busy with the 170 Farm Stand, they still found time to attend Rooted in Community’s Summer Youth Summit in Millerton, New York. The Rooted ...