November 24, 2015 / Inspiration / Posted by Elise Hanks

Settlement Superheroes, Bushwick Coat Drive, Family Volunteer Day and More!

TGI… a short week! This round-up is coming to you smack in the middle of a short week because last Friday found all hands on deck at Grand St. Settlement. Our Community Center at 80 Pitt Street welcomed nearly 300 staff members from all departments, program…

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November 24, 2015 / Inspiration / Posted by Elise Hanks

Baby It’s Cold in Brooklyn

The team at our Bushwick-Hylan Community Center is hosting their first annual Coat Drive! Please bring any gently used winter items before December 18th so that we can make the holidays cozy and warm for more Brooklynites! Contact Michael Vaz at 718-453-8116 or

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November 18, 2015 / Press Releases / Posted by Elise Hanks

Grand St. Settlement to Host Service Project in Celebration of Family Volunteer Day

NEW YORK, NY On Saturday, November 21st, Grand St. Settlement will join Disney Friends for Change and generationOn to engage families in acts of service in celebration of Family Volunteer Day.  For 25 years, Family Volunteer Day has been held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to “kick-off” the holiday…

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November 13, 2015 / Inspiration / Posted by Elise Hanks

From a Neighborhood Far, Far Away… a Visitor from the Bronx, How to Use the (Nonprofit) Force, and More!

TGIF! This week, Robert introduced our youth programs to an old neighbor and friend of his. Our special guest came all the way down from the Bronx to see what was cooking in our culinary arts program, hang with a few of our hoop stars, and…

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November 11, 2015 / Bold Charges / Posted by Elise Hanks

Grand St. Settlement Helps Pioneer New Data Tools for Community Schools

In an article published by Chalkbeat NY, Patrick Wall gets to the heart of the power of data. This school year, new  data tools created with Google Drive  are helping schools “transform the contents of several clunky education department databases into an intricate picture of student behavior” – and…

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November 6, 2015 / Headlines / Posted by Elise Hanks

A Taste of the Past, Career Day, New Partnerships, and more!

TGIF! First things first – who doesn’t love a good sandwich? This past Tuesday was #NationalSandwichDay (yum!), and our friends at the Museum of the City of New York shared this old-school photo of a boy and his sandwich at Grand Street Settlement from the 1940s! Things haven’t changed much since then. We…

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November 3, 2015 / Stories From The Settlement / Posted by Elise Hanks
Ashwini Hardikar Honored at Conference

Protect Your Cake!

Why a Settlement House is the Place to Work as a Sexual Health Professional   “Protect Your Cake!” proclaimed the sign outside of the Grand St. Settlement’s Community Center at 80 Pitt Street. Passersby smiled and many came to the table where peer educators from Project…

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