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July 11, 2016 / Inspiration, News / Posted by Elise Hanks

A Moment of Unity

Dear Friends,   When confronted with the violence, oppression, and unnecessary hatred of the many shootings that have taken place across our nation this summer, it is easy to feel inconsequential in the face of the bigger picture. When we try to contemplate the horror of…

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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 mvaz@grandsettlement.org

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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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October 23, 2015 / Inspiration, News / Posted by Elise Hanks

A Little Bit of History: Conversations with Dr. Angela Davis, A Tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yards, and More!

TGIF! As you may know, Dr. Angela Davis came to town this week – and our Project Speak Out Loud team was there to watch her bring down the house! Pace University hosted the renowned activist and scholar, who delivered a meditation and conversation on the importance…

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September 28, 2015 / Bold Charges / Posted by Elise Hanks

JUMPstarting Changes Big and Small to Better Our City

On Saturday, September 26, over 1,000 New Yorkers came together to jump-start the changes they wanted to see in our community and city at our #JUMPstartChange Rally. Community members, leaders, and Grand St. Settlement staff took part in community service projects – packing 100 fly bags…

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August 17, 2015 / Headlines / Posted by Elise Hanks

Shaking Up Brooklyn with Youth Fest!

This summer, our campers put all their creative, leadership, and STEM skills to the test in our Global Awareness challenge, where they worked in groups to create interactive projects illustrating global issues facing the world today. Throughout July and August, campers researched the history, cultural contributions,…

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