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Listenin’ to the City CCNY/CWE

The aim of this group is to explore ‘listening’ as part of a journalistic practice. Our members have actively listened to local organizations throughout the city and work on a digital project to document their experiences through expository and creative writing, audio/video recordings and photography.

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    Andy Doherty started the topic Empathy

    Putting one’s self in another’s shoes is something we all need to do once in a while. Understanding we’re all the same, have all had or needed help, or even a leg up through previous family struggles is a good way to move forward in life. As President Obama told the great chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain in his 2016 Vietnam interview when talking…[Read more]

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    Andy Doherty started the topic Those who cannot remember the past...

    In 1905’s “The Life Of Reason”, George Santayana said “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. If you want to know what the future may hold, or how to learn from mistakes, knowing history is a solid step to take. Right here in the heart of the Big Apple and on the Lower East Side, you can take a trip into the past at the…[Read more]

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    Andy Doherty started the topic Tenement Museum Gala 2024

    Everyone knows the Met Gala is one of the most prestigious events that takes place in New York City. The museum raises millions of dollars and generates tons of publicity, as the place celebs feel they “must be seen” at. The Gala raises money so people less fortunate are able to experience art, and attend the museum for free. Downtown, there is…[Read more]

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    Andy Doherty started the topic Are you a history buff and love working in the city?

    Then The Tenement Museum might be the perfect place for you to work! Located in the heart of the Lower East Side, the Tenement Museum is seeking someone to fundraise on their behalf. every person and their family has a history, so if you can help people appreciate and recognize that, apply…[Read more]

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    Andy Doherty started the topic Tenement Museum and struggle

    As someone of Irish descent that has descended from five generations of New Yorkers, it is not understandable how people that share my DNA makeup and ancestry are not more helpful to the plight of immigrants today. It seems that a lot of the people that happily tell you the struggles of how their grandparents had doors slammed in their face, will…[Read more]

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    Andy Doherty started the topic The Tenement Museum is amazing

    Taking a trip to the past today is something we all dream of. That dream is a reality
    anyone can experience today on the Lower East Side of Manhattan at the Tenement
    Museum. Located at 97 Orchard Street in the heart of the Lower East Side, the Tenement
    Museum is a place where it’s still the 1860’s in New York City. The museum is an act…[Read more]

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    Mary Surin started the topic BBG
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    Mary Surin started the topic Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Basic News Story – Special Events

    Basic News Story – Special Events 

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) invites visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of spring blooms and celebrate cherry blossom season with a lineup of special events from April 27 to May 12. During weekends in this period, BBG will host a series of engaging activities, including pop-up music and dance pe…[Read more]

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    Butrus Wani started the topic Happy Black Women History month

    As we conclude this impactful month, we’re putting a spotlight on several pioneering Black women from both the past and the present. Each woman we’re featuring holds a significant link to the city and state of New York.

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    Jacqueline Goyette started the topic Cathedral Community Cares

    The Cathedral Community Cares gives pantry food and ready to go meals to those in need seven days a week at different times. They also have a Sunday Soup kitchen and special events for holidays. Each Sunday after services at approx. 11:30am, The Cathedral offers a meet and greet hour with coffee and baked goods open to all in the cathedral for services.

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    Jacqueline Goyette started the topic Cathedral Community Cares

    The Cathedral Community Cares gives pantry food and ready to go meals to those in need seven days a week at different times. They also have a Sunday Soup kitchen and special events for holidays. Each Sunday after services at approx. 11:30am, The Cathedral offers a meet and greet hour with coffee and baked goods open to all in the cathedral for services.

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    Karina Smith started the topic Mayor Eric Adams Hosts Reception Celebrating Non-Profit and Faith-Based Orgs!

    CPSR was in the house for a celebration of faith-based organizations at Gracie Mansion.
    Check the video out here:

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    Butrus Wani started the topic Canna Ball

    Thank you for all who joined and supported The Black Institute annual cannaball. I’m happy to announce a good turnout of people at the event. Not only was I able to meet the president of TBI Ms. Lewis I was also lucky to meet many great people in the industry.

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    Jacqueline Goyette started the topic Cathedral Community Cares

    Inside The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. The view looking from the alter to the main doors is where the Rose Window can be seen. The Rose window is a symbol of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Jesus is centered in the window. Many cathedrals have a Rose Window, but this one is Forty feet in diameter, and it is the third largest Rose Window in…[Read more]

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    Jacqueline Goyette started the topic Cathedral Community Cares

    Inside The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. The view looking from the alter to the main doors is where the Rose Window can be seen. The Rose window is a symbol of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Jesus is centered in the window. Many cathedrals have a Rose Window, but this one is Forty feet in diameter, and it is the third largest Rose Window in…[Read more]

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    Karina Smith started the topic Annual Harlem Community Wellness Fair set for June 29th!

    Come and join CPSR, Harlem Mothers and Fathers SAVE, NYPD’s 28th Precinct, and Harlem Healers for a day of wellness on West 122nd Street in Harlem! There will be music, food demonstrations, free health screenings, amusements, vendors, face painting for kids, and so much more!

    For more information on participating, being a a provider, vendor or…[Read more]

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    Elizabeth Jane Ramos started the topic Non-Committal Ways to Give Back at Queens Farm

    Living in the City doesn’t mean you can’t get close to nature.

    Yes, there’s a massive working farm in the heart of Queens that’s over 300 years old! And did you know that you don’t have to commit to volunteer hours or socializing with others (the HORROR) to enjoy it?

    Maybe you work long hours or don’t have the time or finances to commit to a…[Read more]

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    Michael Mangieri started the topic Free Concert Coming up!

    Join YIVO for an online event on Tuesday, May 14 at 1pm ET celebrating the pioneering composer of Jewish classical music Jacob Weinberg.

    Pianist Thomas Kotcheff will perform Ten Jewish Songs (1933): a collection of Jewish folksongs, holiday songs, dances, and Hasidic nigunim in piano arrangements.

    The concert is free and you can register here

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    Michael Mangieri started the topic Two Partisans

    In the attached photo, an insert from a book in the YIVO library rescued by the famous “Paper Brigade“. The translated text reads:

    This book is from the YIVO Library in Vilna. During the years of the destruction, friends of YIVO hid it from the Germans, and after the war A. Sutzkever and Sh. Kaczerginski sent it to YIVO in New…[Read more]

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    Silvia C. Chiriboga started the topic Nursing care jobs available, apply TODAY!!

    http://Nnorc Nurse Job in New York, NY at Isabella (Hiring Now) ZipRecruiter https://www.ziprecruiter.com › … › Geriatric Rn Jobs Easy 1-Click Apply Isabella Nnorc Nurse Full-Time ($34 – $49) job opening hiring now in New York, NY. Posted: April 27, 2024. Don’t wait – apply now!

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