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Obscured by scaffolding, the entrance of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church was once home to 17 homeless men who sought refuge on church steps. Photo by Amina Srna.
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A church becomes a safe haven for the homeless

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church transforms into a homeless shelter.

Race for Kids
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Race for Kids

By Wyatt Salsbury News package covering Race for Kids, an event put on by Youth Inc. and Royal Bank of Canada to raise money and awareness of children living in poverty in New York City.

The Fukushima Kids Summer Camp in New York
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The Fukushima Kids Summer Camp in New York

By Ugonma Ubani-Ebere The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melted down in March 2011, and many families from that area, most specifically children, were affected. Since the crisis, The Fukushima Kids Summer Camp has helped thousands of Fukushima affected children socially and educationally through their camps. Sharing their experiences and expressing their gratitude for the camp, some children share their […]

NY People: Kennedy, Singer of Kennedy Administration
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NY People: Kennedy, Singer of Kennedy Administration

The lead singer of the Kennedy Administration tells her story.

NY People: Paul Sanchez, New York Photographer
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NY People: Paul Sanchez, New York Photographer

Paul Sanchez, a New York photographer, on how he started his career and why he loves photographing in New York.

NY People: Taiwan Norris, Choir Singers Heads to Carnegie Hall
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NY People: Taiwan Norris, Choir Singers Heads to Carnegie Hall

Singer Taiwan Norris, practices at the Riverside Church in Harlem, NY in preparation for his Carnegie Hall debut.

NY People: Michael Bloom, Chess Player
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NY People: Michael Bloom, Chess Player

Michael Blooms loves to play chess at the Chess forum in Greenwich Village.

From left to right: Daniel Weisberg, CEO of the New Teacher Project, New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia, New York City School Chancellor Carmen Farin and moderator Dr. Timothy McNiff, the Archdiocese of New York Superintendent of Schools.
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Panel Discussions Addresses Negative Public Perception of the Common Core

A panel discussion with leaders in childhood education that took place at the Sheen Center last Sunday addressed the negative public perception of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Launched in 2009, The Common Core is a state-led effort to ensure that students, regardless of where they reside, are meeting standards for college and entry-level job positions, but the initiatives […]