Help Decide How to Spend $1 Million Dollars in Your Community

What is Participatory Budgeting? PB lets the whole community participate in decision-making. It’s a yearlong process of public meetings, to make sure that people have the time and resources to make wise decisions. Community members discuss local needs and develop proposals to meet these needs. Through a public vote, residents then decide which proposals to fund. Participatory budgeting (PB) is a democratic process in which community members directly

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Friends of St Nicholas Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Manhattanville Free Public Walking Tour, Saturday, November 21st – Learn About Your Neighborhood Before it Disappears!

Free Neighborhood Walking Tour -Traces, Places, Faces - The new "Manhattan-ville"...The "Manhattanville Factory District"Ironically these proposed box-like glass and steel high-rise buildings, with their offerings of exclusive services will have more to do with 21st Century "Manhattan" avarice than with any connection to the historic industrial "ville" or village being demolished in their name. What is bothersome is that there appears to be an emerging

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There’s Still Time to Register for 2015-16 Classes at HSA!

There is still time to register for 2-15-16 classes at HSA! Sign up before October 1, 2015 for group and private lessons in music,, dance, theatre, and visual arts for ages 2 to 17.  Equally as exciting as the NEW classes we've added is our new online system.  Parents can create/log into their accounts onlie, view our schedule of classes, conveniently pay tuition and avoid long registration lines.  A future in the arts begins at HSA! 2015-16 Classes

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NYCommons – Preserving Public Spaces in Communities

NYCommons, a project of the Urban Justice Center, Common Cause New York, and the Fund for Public Advocacy. NYCommons is in the planning stages, and we would like your input to help shape a citywide coalition to influence policy making around how the city deals with its public assets.NYCommons Project One Pager One of the goals of the project is to provide local stakeholders with tools needed to impact decisions around the future of their parks, libraries,

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Rockstar Student – Tutoring for the young modern mind!

Does your child need a dynamic and creative private tutor for reading and writing?  I am an experienced, permanently certified NYC English teacher who has helped many students develop excellent reading and writing skills in a personalized setting.   I earned my Master’s Degree in English Education from Columbia University.   To become a Rockstar Student is to live without limitations and be true to oneself. Rockstar Student empowers, inspires,

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3rd Hamilton Heights- Sugar Hill Cultural Festival – Celebrating Diversity & Community

Join us for the third Annual Hamilton Heights - Sugar Hill Cultural Festival.  Activities for kids -- pony rides, face painting, street games, balloon art and more.  Performance showcase for West Harlem cultural community -- with headliner Omar Edwards and Rudy Lawless. It is a great opportunity to support local artisans and performance artists and above all connect with your neighbors and meet new friends! Hope to see you!  

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ARTScape Summer Camp @Harlem School of the Arts – Register Now

The Harlem School of the Arts offers a summer of fun in the arts for children ages 4 through 11. ARTScape Summer Day Camp is an arts experience like no other: campers enjoy a variety of classes in 5 different art forms: music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and musical theatre.   Weekly trips to NYC's cultural destinations and afternoon swimming highlight the three 2-week sessions. Each session culminates with a show for campers' families and friends.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation: Preserving African American Historic Places

Preserving African American Historic Places By Brent Leggs, Kerri Rubman, and Byrd Wood.   The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America’s historic places the next generation. We take direct, on-the-ground action when historic buildings and sites are threatened. Our work helps build vibrant, sustainable communities. We advocate with governments to save America’s heritage. We strive to create a cultural legacy that is

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