The Creative Center at University Settlement will host a virtual screening and panel for Ships in the Night

Ships in the Night is a short film focused on hospital staff experiences early in the COVID-19 pandemic   The Creative Center at University Settlement will host a virtual screening of Ships in the Night, a short film focused on the everyday struggles of hospital staff, and a panel discussion engaging with the film and its …

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FREE Family workshops from Families Thriving

Interested in a little learning this summer? What about connecting with like-minded people? Join the Families Thriving team for our August workshop series. It’s our hope that these offerings will provide knowledge and resources you’re seeking, new connections and make you feel a little less alone.  Expect our spaces to be a mix of information …

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New York Times reports on Sara D. Roosevelt Park, quoting US CEO Melissa Aase

In “This Manhattan Park Was Once A Gem. Now It’s a ‘No Man’s Land,‘” the New York Times’ Winnie Hu reports on community efforts to revitalize Sara D. Roosevelt Park, interviewing our neighborhood advocates including our friend K Webster of the SDR Park Coalition and our CEO Melissa Aase: The loss of the [Sara D. …

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University Settlement is HIRING for Mental Health and Wellness Positions!

Are you passionate about providing mental health support to your fellow New Yorkers? University Settlement’s Mental Health & Wellness teams are recruiting social workers for a range of positions of varying seniority. Opportunities exist for social workers interested in providing direct therapy in clinical, home, and community settlings, as well as for experienced social workers …

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University Settlement makes statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization

As we consider today’s egregious Supreme Court decision to overturn settled law protecting the right to privacy, and in particular the right to abortion, we believe we must state a simple fact: University Settlement believes that women and girls are human beings with human rights, including the right to bodily autonomy and integrity. Why would …

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University Settlement is HIRING youth development group leaders

Are you passionate about working with young people as they develop emotionally, grow into leaders, and achieve? University Settlement’s youth programs create safe, fun, purpose-driven environments that engage more than 3,400 youth every year as they begin to build their futures. We are now hiring for group leaders in youth development programs in Manhattan and …

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Intergenerational Community Arts Council Announces Its Third Cohort

University Settlement in partnership with BRIC is pleased to announce the third cycle of the Brooklyn-based Intergenerational Community Arts Council (ICAC), a multigenerational team of residents developing joyous, values-driven arts programming by, for, and with members of the Ingersoll, Whitman, Farragut and Atlantic Terminal NYCHA houses and surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods. This cycle running from February …

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The Creative Center at University Settlement will receive $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Creative Center at University Settlement has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Arts-in-Healthcare and Creative Aging for 2022, the agency announced today. The Creative Center’s Training Institute, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, …

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University Settlement and more than 40 community partners present a summer festival: ROAR: Rejoice! Organize! Activate! Reclaim!

    ROAR: Rejoice! Organize! Activate! Reclaim!, a festival hosted by University Settlement, will take place every weekend May – August 2022 on New York City’s Lower East Side and in Chinatown. This summer, ROAR will: Energize public spaces including Sara D. Roosevelt (SDR) Park Celebrate the people and cultures of Chinatown and the LES …

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University Settlement will host a May 2 press conference for ROAR: Rejoice! Organize! Activate! Reclaim!, a summer festival event series

ROAR: Rejoice! Organize! Activate! Reclaim!, a festival hosted by University Settlement, will take place every weekend May – August 2022 on New York City’s Lower East Side and in Chinatown. University Settlement and its partners invite interested media to attend a press conference kicking off the initiative, taking place on May 2, 2022 at 10 …

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