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Celebrating Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month – a tradition dating back to 1963 to honor the legacies and ongoing contributions of older Americans and support them as they enter the next stage in life. On Wednesday, 5/13 we’re proud to host the opening of the Older Adults Month Art Exhibit, which celebrates work…...

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In honor of National Poetry Month

Excerpt from a poem by Croilot Semexan, College Advisor/Program Coordinator, in honor of National Poetry Month: Educational Alliance We maybe Health and Fitness but don’t get it twisted We be arroz con habituela talking that Spanglish on East 1st, 2nd, and 3rd street? We be mac and cheese with Kool…...

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Q&A with Summer Session Co-Director, Leslie Azose

If you’re curious about our Early Childhood summer programs, check out this Q&A with Summer Session Co-Director, Leslie Azose about why she loves Early Childhood Education and SUMMER! Why did you decide to focus your career in early childhood education? I’ve only ever worked with children. From the time I was 13 and…...

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Sunday Closure

Beloved community & fitness members, please be advised that on Sunday, 4/5, Manny Cantor Center will have abbreviated hours: THE FITNESS CENTER will be open 7AM-4PM THE BUILDING will close at 4PM We wish everyone a wonderful weekend!...

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Happy 100th Birthday, Max!

Max Davidowitz is a member of our Weinberg Center, whose life’s journey has taken him from Romania, to Hungary, to Auschwitz, to the Lower East Side, where he lives now. Yesterday, we were thrilled to honor his incredible life during a special 100th Birthday Lunch! Read Max’s story HERE....

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