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University Settlement’s new video: A Place to Grow

Everyone should have a place to grow – a safe community where we can build good lives. University Settlement builds stronger communities in partnership with 40,000 New Yorkers on the Lower East Side and in

The gift of a clear view

By Melissa Aase, CEO of University Settlement This year I found words for something that has long bothered me: “toxic positivity,” the knee-jerk reaction to put on a smile and just move on, to say

Our global movement issues a declaration on social justice

Alongside more than 11,000 peer organizations, University Settlement is a member of the International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres (IFS). Last month, University Settlement staffers attended the 2021 IFS Conference: Social Justice – The Unfinished

University Settlement Advocates for Early Childhood Mental Health Funding

Yesterday Marilus Castellanos, Senior Program Director of Early Childhood Mental Health and Family Wellness at University Settlement, submitted testimony to the New York City Council’s Committee on Health and Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction. Read the

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