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May 29, 2013

New York Cares, Broadway Housing Youth & Morgan Stanley Volunteers Assist with library organization

Over Seventeen Volunteers from Morgan Stanley descend on Broadway Housing Communities’ Dorothy Day Apartments to help organize the 3,000 book donations from LitWorld and Books of Wonder for the 2013 Summer Program. The volunteers even brought their own books…

May 10, 2013

BHC’s Betty Capellan receives LitWorld’s Story Power Award

The winner of LitWorld’s 2013 Story Power Award is Rafaela (Betty) Capellan, Broadway Housing Communities’ Educational Advocate and Family Service Coordinator.

The Story Power award was presented at LitWorld’s 2013 Gala celebration, and is a “testament to the power of…

October 20, 2011

Thank You, Mickey Appleman!

Mickey Appleman, an author and retired college professor living in New Jersey, befriended us after reading the wonderful New York Times piece written by Charles Blow, which was published in September.

Mickey is no stranger to helping others,…

October 14, 2011

A place to call home: Dorothy Day Apts. fine example of supportive housing for poor

New York Daily News | October 14, 2011

…”I love this place. It’s a lifesaver,” said the restaurant worker and father of three, including 4-year-old Artyairish. “This place” is the Dorothy Day Apartments on Riverside Drive and W. 135th St.,…

September 23, 2011

It Takes a Village

The New York Times | September 23, 2011

…Madison is 4 years old. She is happy and thriving. This is her second year of Head Start in the basement of a building that houses the poor and homeless in one…

June 21, 2011

Studio Museum celebrates partnership with Dorothy Day Head Start

“One of the highlights this year was our partnership with Dorothy Day Head Start Center in Harlem through Cool Culture’s Literacy Through Culture program.

The project culminated in a beautifully constructed city made of cardboard, construction…

May 25, 2011

BHC Family Featured in Cool Culture Video

Cool Culture co-Founder Edwina Meyers, BHC parent Al-Naima Finch and artist Fab 5 Freddy discuss the importance of arts and culture and the power of access to NYC’s incredible cultural institutions.

May 14, 2010

Success Story: Adalis D.

One very successful student from BHC’s education programs is Adalis D., who is graduating from high school this year and is on her way to college. She has applied to several colleges for this fall semester, but has…