May 1, 2018

THE POINT to receive $500,000 award towards community WiFi project: Free Hunts Point Community WiFi.

THE POINT CDC has been named one of the Citi Foundation’s 2018 Community Progress Makers. THE POINT joins nonprofit organizations from around the country who are committed to driving economic opportunities in their communities. As a member of the 2018 Community Progress Makers cohort, THE POINT will receive $500,000 award, which will be used to sustain our soon-to-be constructed community WiFi project: Free Hunts Point Community WiFi. In 2013, the

Bronx mom, YMCA teach adaptive swimming classes for children on autism spectrum

Photo Credit: Linda Rosier Spending time in the water has always been comforting and natural for Rima Izquierdo. But sharing that experience with her children was a different story. The Bronx mom, who has two young sons on the autism spectrum, searched high and low for a swim program that accommodated their needs with no success. Finally, Izquierdo found the Bronx Y and its adaptive swim program. More importantly, she

Bronx Documentary Center Summer Internship

  The deadline for the Summer 2018 Internship at the Bronx Documentary Center is on May 11th. See below for more information:   The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit photo gallery and educational space, is currently seeking 2 qualified interns with a passion for documentary photography and film and desire for social change. Support is needed in preparing exhibitions and screenings, researching community issues, photo editing, and a