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Mindful, Kind Kids: World Kindness Day

| WED, NOV 13, 2019

“Hello friends! Now let’s all sing and wave hello.” I have been telling stories in the nursery school classrooms for four years now. We often get to celebrate Shabbat together…

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A Portrait’s Worth a Thousand Words

| MON, NOV 04, 2019

The 14th Street Y has had the privilege of showcasing some amazing gallery exhibits, and more than a few of our photography shows have been the work of Bridget Badore!…

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What’s Your Story?

| THU, OCT 24, 2019

Storytelling is at the heart of who I am. It’s part of my job, my creative process as a dancer, the way I see the world, and the way I…

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How the High Holidays Can Save the Environment

| THU, OCT 24, 2019

“I remember the first thing I noticed when we came into the harbor-I woke up, and suddenly smelled something. And of course, it was pollution”-Greta Thunberg, Environmental activist and winner…

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Community & Care

| MON, OCT 21, 2019

When you think of raising a child, you might think of the importance of parents in a child’s life. However, we often forget the caregivers who make families’ lives run…

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Not So Ominous: Lorca Peress Talks All About Ominous Men

| MON, OCT 14, 2019

An suspenseful tale commenting on toxic masculinity? Sign us up! We sat down with Lorca Peress, Director of Ominous Men, to speak on her advocacy and passion for women in…

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Coming Out From New York to Belgrade, Our Stories Must Be Told

| TUE, OCT 08, 2019

When I think of Pride, I generally think of celebration. My recent experiences in New York are much more joyful than the fear and shame I had before coming out.…

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Helping Families Make the Most of the 14Y Community

| TUE, OCT 08, 2019

At the 14th Street Y, we are proud to offer excellent educational programs for young children. In our Preschool and signature Prelude to Preschool programs, outstanding teachers help toddlers and young…

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The Stray: Kid Reviewed, Henry Approved

| WED, OCT 02, 2019

There are a ton of shows happening this season at the Theater at the 14th Street Y – and there really is something for everyone, including children. When I discovered…

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Family, Fitness, and Fun!

| SUN, SEP 29, 2019

September 29 is National Family Health & Fitness Day, and we at the 14th Street Y want to encourage you to get your heart racing! National Family Health & Fitness Day was…

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