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Volunteers Needed!

Feb 1, 2018 | see full post

Our Max Meltzer Center for older adults is currently looking for volunteers! continue

Resources for Immigrants

Feb 1, 2018 | see full post

On January 9, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered a halt to the federal government's termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. If you have DACA and are between the ages of 12-21, please contact our partner organization, The Door, for a free legal consultation. You can also find more resources on DACA as well as free immigration services on this page. continue

APPLY NOW: The Creative Center Training Institute for Artists & Administrators in Healthcare and Creative Aging

Dec 6, 2017 | see full post

March 26 - March 30, 2018: This week-long training, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, will focus on the role of the arts in healthcare and creative aging, providing theoretical and didactic approaches to implementing and sustaining high-quality arts programming in a variety of settings serving people living with illness and older adults across the aging spectrum. Deadline to apply is Friday, December 29, 2017. continue

Donate Your Art to Benefit The Creative Center

Nov 20, 2017 | see full post

We are seeking unframed 2D artwork (no larger than 11x14) for our GOT ART? annual benefit show on December 8. continue

Celebrating Our Family Table 2017

Nov 9, 2017 | see full post

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. continue

Breaking OpEd: CEO Weighs in on DACA

Sep 6, 2017 | see full post

The New York Daily News has published a response from our Chief Executive Officer Eric Weingartner on yesterday's announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be rescinded after a six month waiting period.  continue

Healing Through Art: The Creative Center on PIX11 News

Aug 28, 2017 | see full post

Ricardo Paredes, who has battled sickle cell anemia his entire life, is one of many patients discovering artmaking through The Creative Center at University Settlement. Check out our feature on PIX 11 about the enormous impact that art has on the lives of patients and their families. continue

US Featured on BRIC TV

May 16, 2017 | see full post

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

ABC7 Talks to our ED about Proposed Cuts to Arts Funding

Apr 26, 2017 | see full post

Our executive director, Melissa Aase, explains how potential cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will hurt NYC communities and organizations like University Settlement during an interview on WABC 7 Eyewitness News.  continue

US Expands Behavioral Health Services for LES Children and Families

Mar 2, 2017 | see full post

Our latest grant from the Manhattan DA's Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative ("CJII") will support evidence-based counseling for parents, helping them build stronger relationships with their children; it will also support our work with children of all ages in mental health counseling and wellness. continue

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