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University Settlement’s Statement on Proposed Changes to Public Charge

University Settlement stands in opposition of the proposed changes to the ‘Public Charge’ rule. The federal administration’s proposed expansion of the ‘Public Charge’ rule to include Medicaid, SNAP, and/or housing assistance programs threatens ALL immigrants

Valikhan’s story – in his own words

Each year University Settlement impacts 40,000 New Yorkers who come from 50 countries and speak 40 different languages. Every September we begin new 10-month intensive classes in our Adult Literacy Program. Valikhan, a participant in

Celebrating Our Family Table 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that Our Family Table – a joint gala event benefiting our organization and our partners The Door and Broome Street Academy – was a whopping success. Together with our generous sponsors

Seniors Burn up the Dance Floor to Celebrate a Vibrant Community Hub

On Friday afternoon, it was time to party! Olga Colon, Maria Merced, and over a hundred seniors feasted, swapped stories, and boogied to “Twist and Shout” as they celebrated University Settlement’s Neighborhood Center’s 45th Anniversary. US

US Featured on BRIC TV

Watch our Performance Project and Brooklyn Director discuss University Settlement’s rich history and upcoming SHARE! Series, featuring emerging local artists.

US Awarded Grant by Manhattan DA

University Settlement is proud to announce that it has been awarded a 4 year, $1.3 million grant to provide behavioral health services to Lower East Side children and teens, and their families. This grant is

Groundbreaking Childhood Mental Health Program in the News

University Settlement’s groundbreaking partnership with NYU Langone’s Center for Early Childhood Health and Development was recently featured in DNAinfo. The partnership, called ParentCorps, is integrated into early childhood centers – including many of ours –

Innovative Program with NYU to Bunk Seniors & Students

University Settlement and New York University are partnering together to launch a brand new program to address both the affordable housing crisis for college students and the rising population of lower-income older adults. As covered

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