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Aiding Teens to Become Family’s First in College

Aiding Teens to Become Family’s First in College featured in The Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2014 Taking a page from his father’s philanthropy playbook, Sam Rosenblatt is helping a group of Lower East Side teens pursue a college dream with a gift of $1 million to the Educational Alliance.…...

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Manny Cantor Center opens in NYC’s Lower East Side

Manny Cantor Center opens in NYC’s Lower East Side, featured in Just Good News March 5, 2014 Manny Cantor Center opened in New York City’s Lower East Side after completing a $55 million renovation. Located in a highly diverse area that includes both multi-million dollar apartments and project housing, Manny…...

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A Settlement House Becomes a Cultural Center

A Settlement House Becomes a Cultural Center, featured in eOculus March 5, 2014 The new 103,000-square-foot, six-story Manny Cantor Center, a community and cultural hub located at 197 East Broadway on the Lower East Side, recently opened. Platt Byard Dovell White Architects (PBDW) designed the transformation of the Educational Alliance’s…...

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New LES Center Opens; Two Trees, City Strike Domino Deal

New LES Center Opens; Two Trees, City Strike Domino Deal, featured in Curbed March 3, 2014 The Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center at 197 East Broadway opened today after its $55 million renovation. The center “reimagines the idea of the community center and offers high-quality services for people of all…...

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Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening of Manny Cantor Center

Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening of Manny Cantor Center, featured in The Lo-Down April 11, 2014 The new $55 million Manny Cantor Center at the Educational Alliance opened in February, but yesterday it was time to make it official. State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver joined members of the board of…...

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