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Picture the Dream

Jan 23, 2015 | see full post

Young people from our Atlantic Terminal Community Center had the honor of displaying artwork at the nearby Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) for their "Picture the Dream" event. continue

Rave Reviews for Artist in Residence Kyoung Park

Jan 14, 2015 | see full post

Kyoung H. Park, one of our esteemed artists-in-residence with The Performance Project, is getting rave reviews for his show TALA. With coverage in StageBuddy and TheEasy.com, we're thrilled to share some highlights of the reviews of this one-of-a-kind performance piece: continue

Partner Organization Welcomes Duke & Duchess of Cambridge

Dec 9, 2014 | see full post

Two of New York City's leading youth organizations – our partner organization The Door and The CityKids Foundation – welcomed Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for a tour and youth performance, including original song, dance and theater pieces, during their first official visit to New York City. Additionally the Duke and Duchess sat down for a private meeting with eight young people from The Door and The CityKids Foundation to learn more about their experiences growing up in New York City, the obstacles they faced, and the steps they took to shape who they are today. continue

Ingersoll featured in news for decreasing local crime

Dec 3, 2014 | see full post

Our Ingersoll Community Center served as the perfect host for an announcement from Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton this week about decreased crime in New York City. Ingersoll was specifically mentioned by city officials for its contribution to decreasing crime in Fort Greene by extending hours and providing exciting, dynamic activities for the community to enjoy. Tameeka Ford Norville, the head of our After-School Programs, spoke at the press conference and was featured in a video news report on ABC News 7 - visit the ABC News 7 website to watch the video clip.  continue

Adult Literacy in the News: Mastering English through Art

Nov 21, 2014 | see full post

Our Adult Literacy Program and The Performance Project joined forces for an amazing community event on November 18. Artist-in-residence Kyoung Park led the Adult Literacy students through a slam poetry event that showcased their experiences as immigrants in NYC - and it made headlines! Read the full story from the Lo-Down below, or check out the story on their website. continue

Our Family Table: A Rousing Success

Oct 23, 2014 | see full post

We're pleased to announce that Our Family Table - a joint gala event benefiting our organization and our partners The Door and Broome Street Academy - was a rousing success. continue

Take the HEART Challenge by helping us meet our match donation goal today!

Oct 20, 2014 | see full post

Last year, an anonymous donor challenged us to raise $5,000 in two months for our HEART Program with a promise of an additional $10,000 if we succeeded. Thanks to our generous donors, we met our goal. The challenge is back – are you ready to meet the match? continue

Announcing the 2014 Isaac Kwock Award Winners

Oct 16, 2014 | see full post

Every year, University Settlement and its partner organization The Door collect social justice project ideas for its Isaac C. Kwock Award. We're excited to announce this year's winners, two excellent projects from seven wonderful finalists.  continue

The Woodford Way is coming to Our Family Table!

Oct 10, 2014 | see full post

We're thrilled to announce that Woodford Reserve Distillery has joined our fundraiser gala Our Family Table as the official spirits sponsor.  continue

Welcoming Our Newest Early Childcare Site!

Oct 6, 2014 | see full post

Every year, the University Settlement family gets just a little bit bigger, and we're thrilled to announce that we've added a new early childcare center to our growing family of interwoven sites: Park Slope North/Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center. This Brooklyn-based center provides a nurturing education environment for children ages 2-5. continue

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