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AAPI Heritage Month: Things to Do With Kids in NYC

Did you know that NYC is home to the second-highest population of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States? Much of the city’s vibrant art, food, and culture can be attributed to the AAPI community, which is why May — AAPI Heritage Month — is a perfect…...

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What is MCC?

Check out our NYC community center on the Lower East Side! Manny Cantor Center is a community center for all in the Lower East Side. Offering exciting events, award-winning programs, and critical services for people of any age, the Manny Cantor Center is a hub of education, health and fitness,…...

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Meet Our New Fitness Center Director: Brian Weiss

At MCC Fitness, we are a team. We encourage members to be their best selves by working out with us in ways that are unique, fun, exciting, and collaborative. We see fitness as a cycle of challenges and breakthroughs and we support, nurture, and enable our members’ progress and our…...

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“We are the Ones”: A Poem Written by MCC Leadership Team

The MCC leadership team meets weekly each Monday to plan, strategize, and discuss MCC’s mission and vision. This week, Senior Director of Older Adult Programs, Xiomara Maldonado led the group in a collective creative writing exercise. Together, we created this poem inspired by our experiences at MCC.   “We are the…...

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Virtual Trainings Sponsored by NYC Department of Health

NYC Department of Health is offering virtual, free, easy to schedule trainings focusing on the recent impact of COVID-19. Some of the topics covered include grief, trauma, and resiliency. Facilitators will also be introducing relevant coping skills and available resources. Please visit the links below to learn more.  COVID-19 Community…...

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