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AAMI: Seeing and Helping the World, Part 2

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The boys from the African American Male Initiative returned home this past weekend after an amazing trip. Last week, we were treated to a blog post from Malachi Gayle.  Before leaving the island, Mark Jackson, an AAMI participant since the third grade and now a rising sophomore at Cardinal Hayes High School, gave us his thoughts:

Dancing the Summer Away

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Last night at the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture in the Bronx, middle school students from some of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in the city took to the stage for AileyCamp New York’s final performance, Destiny.

AAMI: Seeing and Helping the World, Part I

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Knick for a Day

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Marcus Vincent loves basketball. And he loves the Knicks. So when the team and the staff at Madison Square Garden invited him to attend summer basketball camp, he had his sneakers on in the blink of an eye.

Children’s Aid Campers Dream Big

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On Friday, July 25, summer campers from C.S. 211 had the chance to Dream Big. And they did so in front of an A-list crowd.

Reading Leaders Day at Goodhue

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Science Aboard the Intrepid

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Do you know how to make a light bulb? The campers from Dunlevy Milbank Center do.

Children’s Aid in Times Square

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Children’s Aid AmeriCorps Team Completes 24-Hour Service Challenge!

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Recently five members of our AmeriCorps program completed a 24-Hours of Service Challenge. The team consisted of Nicole Vanterpool, Samanatha Pena, Yatnery Almonte, and Marielle Rodriguez, all of whom serve as trainers with the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The day started at 8 a.m. at the TGIM Bronx Impact Community Giveback event, where our volunteers helped set up and then keep the booths running smoothly.

Equipped to Succeed

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Having access to technology is becoming increasingly important to success at school. But technology doesn’t come cheap. Many of the youth we serve are at a disadvantage because computer gear is often out of reach.

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