Resident college student Stephanie Portillo helps start up Hunts Point Habla/Speaks – a new community based project, which will allow residents to share their ideas.
Education / Politics
Two new community-based projects were introduced at the Hunts Point Alliance for Children’s ninth annual Back-to-School Fair: Hunts Point Habla, where residents can weigh in on issues that concern them, and a Career Readiness Program for teens at HPAC. Hunts Point Habla, or Hunts Point Speaks, was launched by the […]
Education / News
Hunts Point and Longwood have the lowest enrollment in pre-kindergarten classes of any neighborhood in the five boroughs, despite having the greatest need to reverse historically low education rates.
Education / Food
In a neighborhood with the city’s lowest high school graduation rate, the Hunts Point Alliance for Children’s Back to School Fair brought excitement to students and parents at the beginning of the school year, to counteract that statistic.
Education / Video
The Hunts Point Children’s Alliance’s Early Childhood initiative, which is headquartered in a space known as the Karuna Kids’ Space Place, on 889 Hunts Point Ave, features a library with toys and books to help area kids learn.
With a core credo of “writing for academic success,” the program uses writing to help children fall in love with learning and literacy.
Art / Education
Local school becomes a mecca for comic book lovers for a day.
Two weeks in college changed the way six high school students from Hunts Point thought about writing–and themselves.