New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito, NYPD Auxiliary Inspector Phylis Byrne, and FDNY Deputy Chief James Brosi presided over a graduation ceremony for 48 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers. Continue Reading →
This year hundreds of New Yorkers participated in the City Parks Foundation’s Partnerships Academy workshops to learn tactics that helped them organize to improve their parks from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →
More than 250 volunteers from Wells Fargo, City University of New York, Hunter College and the community participated in a day of service September 23, 2017, which transformed classrooms, offices, the library and other public spaces at East Harlem’s Public School/Middle School (P.S./ M.S.) 007. Continue Reading →
NYC Service today announced the release of NYCivic Engagement: Neighborhood Volunteer Study & Plan, a report which found NYC residents engaging in volunteerism at a rate (48%) that is more than three times higher than has been traditionally reported. Continue Reading →
Panama, the gardener who makes Marcus Garvey Park look beautiful each Spring could use our help. Please join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and Urban Garden Center for an It’s My Park Day volunteer gardening event.
After a long, cold winter it’s time for Harlem, New Yorkers to get outside and into your local parks. This month, Partnerships for Parks has opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while giving some love to these valuable green spaces. Continue Reading →
September 11, 2001 will always be a tragic day in American history from Harlem to Hollywood, but in the years since the attacks, it has become a day to honor the victims and survivors by doing good. Continue Reading →
On May 17, 2016, The Carter Burden Center for the Aging honored Peter Hill, Dr. Nancy Needle and Christine Allen with the Volunteer Appreciation Award. Continue Reading →