At the the Kavkazi Jewish Youth Center, Tovushi, in Sheepshead Bay, children learn Lezginka, a dance native to the Caucasus, reports Russkaya Reklama.
The Health in Key Gala honored celebrities who have supported Hip Hop Public Health initiatives and raised money for their school-based educational programs.
Young adults on probation helped to create a mural in Brownsville intended to boost community spirits and “flip” others’ impressions of the neighborhood, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
The state and the city have issued health guidelines for tattoo shops, but underground practices involving minors and alcohol may be beyond their reach, El Diario reports.
A leadership camp teaches youths, particularly immigrants, to deal with problematic situations at school, El Diario reports.
In Brooklyn, a youth anti-violence summit was held on Aug. 12, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
The grass-roots group Take Back the Bronx will set down roots on Prospect Avenue with what is being dubbed the “first radical social center” in the Bronx, reports The Hunts Point Express.
Cases of Korean parents leaving their children in the car in the sweltering heat – with the most recent incident taking place in New Jersey – often result from cultural differences and a lack of understanding in terms of child safety, experts tell The Korea Times.
A comment about her daughter’s “bad hair” led Sulma Arzu-Brown to write the bilingual children’s book “Bad Hair Does Not Exist/Pelo Malo No Existe,” to teach kids to accept all kinds of hair.
Taekwondo is among the many offerings in Korean culture at the McGoldrick Community Library in Flushing, Korea Daily reports.
Chalkbeat offers a three-part multimedia series on Brooklyn Generation School, one of the 94 schools in the city’s “school renewal” program which gives the schools three years to turn their results around, or be restructured or closed.
New York is one of the last two states in the U.S. to prosecute 16 and 17-year-olds as adults.
Children performed dances from different cultures at the Brighton Ballet Theater’s annual World of Dance Festival.
Immigrant parents say they support the education department’s recent decision to allow condom demonstrations in high school classrooms, reports El Diario.
The August Martin High School in Jamaica and The Future Project hosted a hip-hop culinary competition “to bridge the worlds of culinary arts, visual arts and lyrical art,” reports Queens Courier.