New York Magazine’s Golden Door Comic: Val

Last month, New York Magazine introduced a new column, “The Golden Door,” by artist Ali Fitzgerald that tells the stories of members of New York City’s immigrant community interviewed right here at Manny Cantor Center. This month’s column features Val, who has been waiting to get U.S citizenship for 25 years.…...

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Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month With Us!

Did you know June is Immigrant Heritage Month? As a community hub for one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City, we’re proud to join organizations around the country to partner with Immigrant Heritage Month to celebrate our own immigrant heritage, past, present and future. Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center has always…...

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Materials Center: Donate NYC Spotlight

The Manny Cantor Center and Teaching Beyond The Square Materials Center was recently featured in donateNYC’s “Donation Spotlight.” In March, donateNYC was contacted by another government agency looking to dispose of almost 1000 outdated uniform shirts responsibly and without producing waste. The catch? Because the shirts were decommissioned uniforms, they…...

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Meet MCC: Preschool Summer Session Director Jessica Bieber

With summer around the corner, we interviewed Educational Alliance Preschool Summer Session Director Jessica Bieber to see what’s coming up for kids at MCC this summer! What makes Educational Alliance Summer Session special? The Educational Alliance Preschool Summer Session is located within the vibrant, diverse Manny Cantor Center, which presents many wonderful…...

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Looking Forward To Edgies Summer Session

Educational Alliance Preschool Summer Session gives children ages 2-5 an engaging and enriching way to spend summer in the Lower East Side. Our nurturing, experienced teachers build an active exploration-based summer camp-style program, drawing inspiration from the interests of the children, our diverse neighborhood, and universally relevant Jewish values and…...

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