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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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Don’t Stray Away

| MON, AUG 26, 2019

A Brand New Family-Friendly Musical Hits The 14Y Theater in September! Here at the 14th Street Y, we celebrate all members of our community, even our furry friends! In honor of National…

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The 14th Street Y Way

| THU, AUG 08, 2019

It’s been several months since we returned from our wonderful 10-day study tour in Reggio, Italy. Loris Malaguzzi once stated, “It is urgent for us to underline that children’s intelligence…

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Healing Power of Dance

| THU, JUL 25, 2019

Today, September 27, is National Dance Day and what better way to celebrate than to highlight our own fitness instructor Johari Mayfield, who is an accomplished dancer in her own…

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Love, Happiness, and Authenticity

| THU, JUL 18, 2019

Last month marked a momentous moment for the LGBTQIA+ community as New York City celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the first ever WorldPride hosted in the…

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Celebrating International Yoga Day

| THU, JUN 20, 2019

In honor of International Yoga Day, 14 Street Y’s yoga instructor Susan Turchin shares her thoughts on why she began practicing yoga, how it has helped her, and how to…

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