Harlem Kids Are Super At The 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM EXPO In Harlem (video)

The Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC), Manhattan’s Community School District 5 (CSD 5), and Morningside Area Alliance (MAA) brought together some of New York City’s shining science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students, community and corporate organizations, and industry professionals for the 5th Annual Super Saturday! STEM Expo. Continue Reading →

14 Schools In Harlem Revitalized On New York Cares Day

New York Cares will send 7,000 volunteers across the city to revitalize public schools on New York Cares Day, Saturday, October 15, 2011. Now in its 20th year, this citywide day of volunteering will revitalize 111 schools across the five boroughs. This year, volunteers will spruce up 23 schools in Manhattan (14 in Harlem) including P.S. 50 M-Vito Marcantonio in East Harlem where New Yorkers will touch-up the school’s main entrance, paint a large welcome mural and an early childhood mural, and re-paint the dance room.

“There’s still time for Manhattanites to grab a paint brush and join us for New York Cares Day,” said Gary Bagley, Executive Director of New York Cares. “We’re proud that for 20 years, our volunteers have helped the city provide vibrant and inspiring learning environments for students in every borough.” Continue Reading →