Seeking Entries For The Police Athletic League 2022 Police Commissioner For A Day Essay Contest

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Hip Hip Hooray, Police Athletic League Announces New Executive Director From East Harlem

The Police Athletic League (PAL) Board of Directors and President David J. Arena announced the appointment of East Harlem native Carlos Velazquez as the new Executive Director beginning on January 31, 2022. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Youngsters Showcase Hope In Winning Poems And Artwork In PAL 2021 Poetry Anthology

The Police Athletic League (PAL) held its annual Poetry Writing Contest with participants from the citywide PAL After-School Program. Continue Reading →


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It Was Show Stoppers Dance Winners At The PAL Harlem Center Champions Of 2021

On Friday, March 30, 2021, the Police Athletic League in Harlem announced the winners of its annual Showstoppers Dance Competition in a virtual celebration of dance. Continue Reading →


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PAL Annual Tournament of Champions Virtual Stem Challenge

On February 17, 2021, Police Athletic League youngsters from all five boroughs of New York City participated virtually in the city-wide PAL Tournament of Champions STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Challenge. Continue Reading →


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Police Athletic League Mourns The Passing Of David N. Dinkins

The Police Athletic League mourns the passing of David N. Dinkins who was a remarkable public servant. Continue Reading →


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NYC Adds Play Street To National-Leading Open Streets Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Play Streets, a new initiative to provide families with safe, structured activities on 12 Open Streets during weekdays, in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, Building Healthy Communities, and the Police Athletic League. Continue Reading →


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