What does the future look like for young girls growing up in New York? We asked 9-year-old Chenyari and 15-year-old Brielle, two sisters from the Lower East Side, to share their experiences.…
Staying Uncomfortable: Rosanne Haggerty was intent upon learning first hand about urban poverty after college and, in her words, “got hooked.”
With a long-standing immigrant history, New York’s Lower East Side is home to thousands of people like Laure who have found a place for themselves within the neighborhood’s diverse community.
The day after she graduated from The New School, Lauren Maples opened Bija Kids, a children’s yoga company. Nine years later, Maples, 32, who spent her youth training for a career as a ballet dancer, has raised Bija into a household name …
Educators Lauren Bowden and Sarah Brooks talk about what it’s truly like to teach those who are too often cast aside.
The following story was included in We Are the Youth, a collection of profiles and photographs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender youth across the United States.