Community Spotlight

Celebrating International Day of Friendship

| WED, JUL 28, 2021

  Today is International Day of Friendship, a day to celebrate the idea that friendship between peoples, cultures, and individuals can build bridges between communities. The 14th Street Y embodies…

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14Y Recipe: Slightly Southern Potato Salad

| THU, JUL 01, 2021

The 4th of July is one of the best times of the summer. It’s about celebrating the birth of America and the signing of the Declaration of Independence after the…

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Celebrating Father’s Day

| SAT, JUN 19, 2021

Father’s Day is on June 20. This is a time where we cherish the fathers and father figures who care about us. Every person has their special way of celebrating…

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Honoring Our Heroes

| THU, MAY 27, 2021

May is National Military Appreciation Month and National Family Month, and Memorial Day is on May 31—making this is a perfect time to honor loved ones who served in the…

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Stress Awareness Month

| FRI, APR 23, 2021

April is Stress Awareness Month. There are plenty of overwhelming things we try to cope with, and stress is one of them. Stress is a feeling that makes us emotionally…

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Building an Inclusive New York Together

| SAT, MAR 27, 2021

March is National Development Disabilities Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life, as well as awareness to the barriers that people…

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Sharing Joy and Laughter on International Day of Happiness

| SAT, MAR 20, 2021

I love laughter. I love to make people laugh, and I love to laugh. Some of the memories I cherish most are memories of laughter with friends and loved ones.…

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Hilarious Food Experiences on National Let’s Laugh Day

| FRI, MAR 19, 2021

National Let’s Laugh Day is a reminder that we all need humor in our lives. It’s boring being serious all the time, and it’s wonderful to laugh as much as…

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Special People with Developmental Disabilities in the Arts

| SAT, MAR 13, 2021

Having a developmental disability can be a challenge and a blessing. A multitude of people with developmental disabilities have left a huge impact on others. The individuals I would like…

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Kindness Brings People Together

| WED, FEB 17, 2021

Being kind to others is very important, not just because it’s something we all need, but also because kindness brings people together. National Random Acts of Kindness Day is an…

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