Community Spotlight

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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Your Story, My Story

| TUE, JAN 22, 2019

So, here I am, 46 with an Aussie husband, a brownstone that needs TLC in Brooklyn, and—most importantly—twin girls (literally and figuratively)—my literal twins are edging into puberty, bras, periods,…

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A Little Musical Magic

| MON, JUN 18, 2018

Ever since I joined the staff at the 14th Street Y, I’ve heard from parents and staff alike about this magical person named Mik. She’s been a music teacher here…

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Jenni + Jon: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| THU, JAN 04, 2018

What role did the 14th Street Y play in your love story? JENNI: It was January 24, 2012. JON: It was where we fell for each other—mostly on the bus…

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Sarah: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| WED, JAN 03, 2018

Growing up, I feel like it was hard for me to find community because I felt different without understanding why I felt different. I think, in that sense, it’s totally…

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Pat: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| TUE, JAN 02, 2018

Community is people coming together for a common purpose, and being connected by that purpose beyond the purpose itself. You come together for a reason and then you stay together…

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Antonio: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| MON, JAN 01, 2018

I started at the 14th Street Y at New Country Day Camp, about six summers ago. I was a sports counselor and I was right out of high school, so…

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Katelyn: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| SUN, DEC 31, 2017

My name is Katelyn. I have two lives: one in media, and one in food. The food one is more exciting and fun. I run a supper club in the…

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Maxine: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| SAT, DEC 30, 2017

I’ve lived in New York all my life, except for 2 years when I lived in Israel. Basically, I started coming here myself since I was 65, because I had…

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Rachel: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| FRI, DEC 29, 2017

I was working somewhere else and wasn’t getting enough hours, and Rachel was talking about the 14th Street Y. I remember coming in and being hired on the spot and…

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