The Hunts Point Express reports on the project selected to replace the notorious juvenile detention center, known as Spofford.
The Growing Up NYC platform makes it easier to access services, programs and events available for children and their families, including undocumented immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A group of young Bangladeshi-American women use folk theater to open up dialogue about trauma in their community, reports Open City.
Young Peruvian Americans in Paterson, New Jersey, are learning festejo, a traditional Afro-Peruvian dance, Reporte Hispano reports.
A group of immigrant women is creating a workers’ cooperative for nannies on Staten Island, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
New York college students started a campaign to get subsidies for MetroCards, arguing that their price makes it more difficult to buy food and other needs, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Korean organizations plan a march against domestic violence for Oct. 7, reports Korea Daily.
A block party was held to celebrate and publicize the effort to transform the former Bayview Correctional Facility on West 20th Street into The Women’s Center.
Family problems, lack of adaptation, bullying at school, low self-esteem and, especially, depression are some of the factors leading many teenage Latinas in New York to commit suicide, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A group of Latino youths are learning the craft of monuments preservation thanks to a program by the historic Woodlawn cemetery, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Caribbean family members separated by migration are telling their stories in the Barrel Stories Project, an initiative that offers both solace and resources to help navigate the experience.
The Black Girl Movement is building on the success of its first conference this spring to work in communities across the nation to address issues specific to Black girls ages 8-18.
Ten teens graduated July 22 after taking advantage of a program through the Department of Probation and the Department of Education, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
A new child care cooperative is being organized on Staten Island, reports Diario de México.
World Journal profiles two Chinese-run unique ice cream parlors in Chinatown, 10Below Ice Cream and Penguin Ice Cream.