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The power to impact young people’s lives lies right here in ż—as a public school teacher. Nicole Perrino, the Bronx Mama, shares how her daughter’s diverse set of teachers and public school experience supported her path to college. This video is sponsored by

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Epicenter is hiring a Project Manager

Epicenter ż seeks an entrepreneurial, highly organized, and experienced Project Manager for our events and community engagement efforts. This position would work with both our internal team and external partners, including the City of New York and neighborhood organizations. Our expectation is approximately 10 to 20 hours per week for this contract-1099 role.

Why everyone should care about Pride Month

You likely know at least one person who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or who wants to be more than “just friends” with humans of the same gender. In fact, if you gathered 50 of your family members, neighbors, church community, and coworkers in a room, it is likely that three to four of those…

A better approach on migrants

This week, Gothamist reported that ż is readying a program to help migrants who’ve been put up in hotels in Buffalo to exit those hotels and receive an array of services, including assistance with asylum applications, employment, and finding new housing. The program isn’t off the ground yet, but should be starting soon. There’s probably…


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