Dreamers and immigration leaders expressed disappointment and frustration after the NY Dream Act was left out of the state budget, El Diario reports.
The New York State Legislature debates whether to raise the age for imprisonment as an adult from 16 to 18, a measure that would affect mostly Hispanic and African-American youth, El Diario reports.
La Escuelita on the Upper West Side offers preschoolers bilingual education in Spanish and English.
The levels of child poverty in New York state are reaching epidemic proportions and Latino and African-American children are the most affected, El Diario reports.
An interfaith museum opens March 22 with works by Jewish and Hispanic children from the East End of Long Island, The Sag Harbor Express reports.
In the wake of the beating of a 15-year-old by her peers, community leaders at a rally in Flatbush sponsored by the National Action Network urged that more resources and more attention be devoted to youths, Ditmas Park Corner reports.
A group called Make It Happen is helping youth in the Brooklyn neighborhood to deal with the trauma of coping with violence and crime.
A forum at the Ford Foundation explored how young men of color suffer as victims of violence and crime, reports Colorlines.
NYPD officers, a private investigator, and a Jewish center representative advised parents from the Russian-speaking community in South Brooklyn on how to combat drug abuse among teens, reports Russkaya Reklama.
Roadblocks may appear, but immigrants who qualify are eager to apply to the expanded DACA program, El Diario reports.
On a recent Saturday in the South Bronx, youths gathered to participate in the 10-hour #SocialGoodHacks to address social problems with newly acquired technology skills.
Casita Maria marked eight decades of providing kids in the South Bronx with art and educational programs, reports Hunts Point Express.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer recently hosted an informational meeting to encourage teens to serve on community boards, The Villager reports.
Bronx start-up The Knowledge House pairs young adults with mentors in the tech industry who are from similar backgrounds, reports Hunts Point Express.
Young protestors in NYC marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by marching for racial equality and juvenile justice.