Community Spotlight

Celebrating and Learning from Thanksgiving

| FRI, NOV 18, 2022

Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays. This special day, which is celebrated on the last Thursday of November, is more than just turkey and cranberry sauce. It’s a…

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Disabilities and Witch Trials

| WED, OCT 19, 2022

The never-ending fight for disability rights is something I’m passionate about. Halloween is coming soon, and my sister and I visited Salem Village last October, so I would like to…

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Hearing Loss Awareness

| WED, SEP 21, 2022

Since Oscar winner CODA raised the bar for portrayals of people with disabilities last year, and International Week of Deaf People is in September, I would like to discuss hearing…

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The Healing Power of the Creative Arts

| WED, MAY 25, 2022

Our first annual Celebrate Arts Festival shines a spotlight on Educational Alliance older adult artists and their creative work for Older Americans Month. Behind these artists and their creative expression…

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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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