COVID-19

COVID-19 Community Conversations: Mental Health, Equity and Resilience

| THU, SEP 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global shared traumatic experience that disrupts and affects our families, friends and communities. In New York City and nationally, people of color are disproportionately affected…

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The Fantastical World of Books

| THU, SEP 03, 2020

Sometimes, life gets complicated and we all need an escape. Each generation has its share of magical tales that help us do exactly that. Part of what makes the fantasy…

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14Y Staff Recipes: August Edition

| THU, AUG 27, 2020

Summer is coming to an end but we can still enjoy some delicious summer meals. We’ve gathered some of our staffs’ favorite summer recipes for you to enjoy!   Heirloom tomatoes…

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Black-Owned Restaurants in the Lower East Side

| WED, AUG 19, 2020

August is Black Business Month! Join your downtown community by supporting Black-owned businesses this month, and all year long, which is more important now than ever before. Research shows that…

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Go on a Movie Adventure

| TUE, AUG 18, 2020

Everyone loves to travel. Some travels can be a way to simply settle down, but going to a certain place can turn into something even greater. In reality, and in…

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Learning to Focus with Yoga

| THU, AUG 06, 2020

On July 20, 2020, after breakfast, I took a yoga class virtually from my country house up in Woodstock. The instructor for the class, Brina, is a tall and very…

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A Month Of Our LGBTQ+ Heroes: Audre Lorde, poet and author

| MON, JUN 08, 2020

As I reflect on my LGBTQIA+ hero amid the current anti-racism protests, I am reminded of all the many activists who marched before us – who used their voice and…

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A Month of our LGBTQ+ Heroes: Bayard Rustin, pacifist and activist

| MON, JUN 01, 2020

In my early twenties, I was eager to talk about “gay marriage” with whomever I could.  It was that trigger that activated pain in my soul whenever the topic came…

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Let’s Play: A List of Free Games for a Fun Virtual Hangout

| MON, JUN 01, 2020

It may feel difficult to stay connected with friends and loved ones in the era of social distancing. Luckily, thanks to technology, there are still ways to connect, like through…

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Why Do We Celebrate Tikkun?

| TUE, MAY 26, 2020

Every year in May or June, the 14th Street Y celebrates a Tikkun: a mesmerizing deep dive into Jewish and Israeli culture, our way of celebrating the Jewish holiday of…

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