Community Spotlight

Through COVID to a Festival, the Story of “It Gets Bitter”

| FRI, MAY 20, 2022

At the 14Y, part of our mission is to creatively support and reflect Jewish values. One way we explore that is through LABA: A Laboratory of Jewish Culture that provides…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

| TUE, MAY 17, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America in 1949 and was founded by the Mental Health America Organization. I would like to share with you what it’s…

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First Annual Celebrate Arts Festival

| THU, MAY 12, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural Celebrate Arts festival, hosted across five Educational Alliance older adult sites throughout the month of May to celebrate Older Americans…

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Mother’s Day

| SUN, MAY 08, 2022

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 8. Not only is it one of my favorite times of the year, but it’s also a special time to cherish and honor…

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Autism Acceptance Month

| THU, APR 21, 2022

April is Autism Acceptance Month, and since I have autism, I would like to discuss how important it is. Autism Acceptance Month is a time where people with and without…

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Memorable Moments of 2021

| THU, MAR 17, 2022

Like 2020, 2021 had some pretty rough times. Fortunately, it also had plenty of wonderful and happy times, which is why colleagues from the 14th Street Y and I would…

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Support the People of Ukraine

| FRI, MAR 04, 2022

New York City has long been known as a tough but loving city that welcomes people from around the world with open arms. This includes more than 150,000 Ukrainians, the…

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Films That Shaped our Childhoods

| THU, JAN 13, 2022

Cinema goes out of its way to entertain, influence and connect with people, especially during their childhoods. Films that shape childhoods can strike a balance between impressing young audiences and…

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The Importance of Being Grateful

| TUE, NOV 23, 2021

It’s not always easy to see the good in things, especially when we’ve all been through such stressful times and overwhelming situations. However – there are plenty of things to…

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Fighting Hunger on World Food Day

| FRI, OCT 15, 2021

There are plenty of things that are important to each and every community and culture. One of them is food, which I’d like to discuss since World Food Day is…

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