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22
Jun

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

26
Feb

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

25
Nov

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

18
Nov

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

23
Sep

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

29
Jul

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

29
Jun

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

29
Jun

Community Comes First

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the most vulnerable communities in New York City. As East Side House already serves many of these communities, we had a firsthand view on the impact and quickly got into gear to meet the need. In response to quarantine and its economic impact, we have done everything we can

01
May

Feeding the Need in the Bronx

On Wednesday, April 29th, our team came together to distribute three truckloads of food to families in need in the South Bronx. With the support of our volunteers and our partner, Farms to Food Banks, we were able to feed 800 families! We’re so proud to take part in this effort, but the needs is