Monday, 1 September 2014
Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.
High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.
Community members, many without insurance, received free checkups and screenings at a health fair in Queens.
Pro bono attorneys meet juveniles at their first court date in New York.
Korea Daily reports on the long bicycle journey across the U.S. taken by a Columbia University student to commemorate the Sewol ferry disaster.
CUNY TV's "Italics" takes viewers to two major religious processions in the Italian community – one honoring Santa Fortunata and the other, St. Rocco.
A women's shelter at the New York City Rescue Mission has provided a welcome since the summer, Downtown Express reports.
A diverse group of characters populates a new play about Jackson Heights to be staged in the West Village in September, Queens Tribune reports.
Building a successful artisanal chocolate co-op in one Mexican town was the response of some local women to mass emigration to the U.S., reports Diario de Mexico.
The Riverdale Press went into some of New York's segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.
A new City Council measure will allow licenses of street vendors to be transferred to family members in the event of death, illness or incapacitation of the original license holder, The Villager reports.
Young artists submitted work in a variety of mediums to the 8th Annual Hate Crime Prevention Art Contest, as covered in a video report from SinoVision.
A parent's group, NPS Boycott 4 Freedom, is advocating a September 4 boycott to protest a restructuring plan for a number of the Newark schools, Colorlines reports.
Training and evaluation of the 1,000 new pre-K teachers NYC requires is challenging, Chalkbeat reports in a pair of articles.
Seth Taylor, executive director of the 82nd Street partnership, resigned and Queens Latino editor Javier Castaño called it "a triumph for the Latino community of Queens."
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