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East Side House Settlement Leader is Beyond Notable

Crain’s New York Business is a media/news company that covers and highlights companies in power, money, and property in New York City as well as standout leaders in those industries. Each year they select “notable” individuals in different fields, industries and demographics that standout for their accomplishments and success. Out of thousands of applications, our


Gen Next Lends a Helping Hand

We are honored and grateful for the altruistic members of Gen Next. They visited East Side House to learn about the work we do, the challenges our community members faced during the pandemic, how we pivoted to meet the community’s needs, and how we continue to transform lessons learned into opportunities for the students and


Congratulations Class of 2021

It is with great pride, admiration, and honor that we present the very special East Side House Class of 2021! These students all persevered and continued to work hard, despite all the challenges the pandemic (and life!) threw at them. East Side House is happy to share that we helped over 600 students earn their


Herbert H. Lehman High School Celebrates Black History Month

ESH proudly celebrated Black History Month! Students and staff at Herbert H. Lehman High School held a Black Lives Matter Art Showcase on February 4th. There, our school community was able to gather (virtually) and express themselves through their art. Join us in celebrating and enjoying highlights from the event below!   In addition to


Tracy Morgan, GNYADA, Manhattan Motorcars, LaSorsa Chevrolet-Buick made Thanksgiving a little Warmer

On Tuesday, November 24th, the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA), along with member dealers Manhattan Motorcars and LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick in the Bronx, teamed up with East Side House Settlement and actor and comedian Tracy Morgan – a New York City native and star of “The Last O.G.”, “Saturday Night Live” and “30


Grand Opening of the Harvest to Haven Warehouse

We are proud to announce the official opening of our new Harvest to Haven Warehouse in Mott Haven! On Friday, November 13th, we celebrated the official opening of our Harvest to Haven Warehouse in the Mott Haven with our team, partners, and community. Having a permanent space to store produce, and pack and prepare produce


ABC News: The Digital Divide

Earlier this month, ABC News touched base with our Executive Director, Daniel Diaz, about East Side House’s response to the overwhelming number of students returning to virtual learning without internet access or adequate technology. Currently, 15-16 million school-age students nationwide lack access to learning devices or internet, with students of color being particularly affected. At


Highlighting Our Heroes: Hakeem Shavers

“Once you are here, you become family…” As a teenager growing up in the South Bronx, Hakeem found a home at East Side House’s teen program at Mitchel Community Center. It was a place he felt safe and the staff nurtured his talent and love for basketball. Through East Side House Services, Hakeem was placed


Highlighting Our Heroes: Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez has been a beloved member of the East Side House community for the past 6 years, most recently as our Director of Government Relations where she has built relationships with coalitions and elected officials, and advocates for policies that can better our communities. When COVID-19 hit, she kept up her work by checking