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26
Feb

AWAY Travels to the Bronx

We’re always excited to have visitors, but this month we had an especially fun visit from the team at Away, a modern travel and luggage brand. The group got an inside peek at our youngest students with a travel-themed activity. Volunteers and students read Curious George Takes a Trip together and then created crafty mobiles

21
Feb

Middle School Ambassadors Take D.C.

Over the course of 3 months, these 8th graders were tasked with researching Washington, D.C. monuments and museums and sharing the significance of these sites with the group. In mid-February, the students embarked on a 4 day trip where they got to explore the city including Howard University, the Capitol Building, the National Museum of

14
Feb

Pix 11’s Mr. G Visits East Side House’s PSP Progam

The news is spreading about East Side House’s Post-Secondary Pathways (PSP) program! Pix 11’s Mr. G paid ESH a visit to learn more about the PSP program, which helps high school and high school equivalency students earn industry-recognized credentials while they are working towards their diploma. He took a moment to chat with our Executive

12
Feb

The Winter Show 2020: Unrivaled

The Loan Exhibit Sponsor for The Winter Show 2020 was the Hispanic Society Museum & Library. Their exhibition gave visitors an introduction into the history of Hispanic art with works by Diego Velazquez and El Greco. The Hispanic Society helped to make The Winter Show a successful event for East Side House! Every year, proceeds

21
Nov

Kyrie Irving and Common Volunteer at ESH Turkey Giveaway

At the Mitchel Community Center Annual Turkey Giveaway, we had a special guest appearance by Brooklyn Nets player, Kyrie Irving, and rapper, Common. They helped our community center staff hand out 200 Thanksgiving Feast Bags, containing turkeys and food items to make Thanksgiving sides provided by FreshDirect. The event was also attended by other notable

06
Nov

ESH Staff Present Intergenerational Learning at National Conference

Diana Rodriguez, Director of Government Relations, and Dawn Heyward, Deputy Director of Early Childhood, were invited by The National Center for Families Learning to lead a workshop on our innovative intergenerational learning strategies at their annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Intergenerational learning aims to promote greater understanding and respect between generations and contributes to building