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YW Hosts First Annual Poetry Slam!

On April 25, the YW hosted its First Annual Poetry Slam! Along with many talented artists, our YW adults and students took to the stage to recite their original poems for the judges and the host, 2013 NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ramya Ramana, featured above. We are excited to inspire our students to express themselves year after year. To see more pictures, click here!

photo“A Seat at the Table”:

YW teen Dara took a seat with political analyst Zerlina Maxwell to discuss gender equity and identity in collaboration with Teen Voices Magazine. Look out for the video of the inspiring conversation that took place. #YW21CG


visionKeeping our kids Healthy:

Optical Academy came to our Roberta Bright ELC to give our kids free vision screenings! We take pride in our ability to ensure that our kids are healthy and learning.


Soiree-1200x661Summer Soiree is here!

On June 20, we will host our 10th Annual Summer Soiree. It is an event that you don’t want to miss. Find out more information on tickets and sponsorships here.