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Non-Binary Dance—A Conversation with MICHIYAYA Dance

| FRI, APR 12, 2019

Over the last two 14Y Theater seasons, I’ve had the opportunity to see and experience a variety of incredible dance performances here in our beautiful black box theater. One in…

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Strength in the face of Loss, Struggle, and War

| MON, APR 08, 2019

Rather than discussing walls and barriers, we at the 14th Street Y see art as a bridge to different cultures and a medium to celebrate their place in our shared…

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Individuals, Not Labels

| TUE, APR 02, 2019

Hey there! My name is Antonio Rodriguez and I am the Inclusion Program Manager at the 14 Street Y. I am often asked, “What’s an Inclusion Program Manager?” That’s a…

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The Future of Gender

| MON, APR 01, 2019

For the first-ever #NastyWomen+, we asked our she and they identifying performers— What do you envision and hope for future children in relation to gender identity? Read their responses below:…

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Embarking on a Reggio Adventure

| FRI, MAR 29, 2019

As the Director of Preschool at the 14th Street Y, I’m often asked about Reggio Emilia. What is it? Is it important for my child? The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational…

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Finding the Right Kindergarten

| TUE, MAR 26, 2019

As the Exmissions Specialist in the 14th Street Y Preschool, I have the pleasure of helping Pre-K families navigate the New York City world of kindergarten admissions. As applying to kindergarten in New York City can…

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Celebrating Rebellious Women: From Vashti to The Sinless

| THU, MAR 21, 2019

When we think about female rebellion nowadays, our thoughts automatically picture marches, signs, social media, and hashtags. There is an accepted concept that the louder we cry, the more our…

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Be So Much More The Man

| THU, MAR 14, 2019

An Interview between London Griffith, Producer of M. Beth Productions & Kyla McHale, Director of M.Beth. At the start of this project, we knew, as producers, that we wanted an…

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Lifting Women Up for International Women’s Day

| FRI, MAR 08, 2019

Happy International Women’s Day 2019! This day has been celebrated for the last 110 years! Beginning within the labor movement, this holiday is celebrated around the world to acknowledge the…

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Evan Greenberg— Founder, Executive Director, New Dad

| MON, MAR 04, 2019

There are a lot of commonalities between the 14th Street Y and AfterWork Theater. The biggest one? Both our organizations are committed to playing integral roles in the lives of…

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