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Congresswoman AOC’s Homework Helpers Project Partners with Literacy Nonprofit Start Lighthouse in the Bronx

  We recently shared info about U.S Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Homework Helpers program over on The Unmuted newsletter (Are you subscribed?) and we’re excited to hear they recently partnered with literacy non-profit, Start Lighthouse in the Bronx. Through the partnership, Start Lighthouse and Homework Helpers offer “Woke Activists”, a culturally relevant program that builds mastery literacy skills through a social justice lens to students in the East and South Bronx. This

South Bronx Farmers Market 2015 Season

The South Bronx Farmers Market is located on the south side of 138th Street, between Willis and Alexander Avenues, in Mott Haven, South Bronx, near the 3rd Avenue/138th Street subway station on the 6 train.  In 2015, the Market will be open every Saturday, from June 13 through November 21, from 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. We accept SNAP/EBT, WIC and FMNP checks.  We will also participate in NYC’s Health

Pregones Summer Block Party

Pregones Theater and Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ La Casita, join forces once again for a fun summer afternoon of FREE outdoor performances, a live preview of Pregones’ upcoming season, and much more! Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 to 8:00pm 575 Walton Avenue, Bronx NY MC: poet David González Poetry & spoken word performances by: Carl Hancock Rux, David Alonso Rivera, Elizabeth Acevedo, Irma Pineda, Janet Rogers, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, John S. Blake, Lynn Hill,

August at the Bronx Documentary Center

BRONX DOCUMENTARY CENTER Presents: August Events Diary of a Bad Year: A War Correspondent’s Dilemma Friday, August 2, 2013 | 8:15pm NPR’s Kelly McEvers’ unprecedented and intimate portrait of the sacrifices reporters and their families make to tell untold stories — and the sometimes dangerous allure of the job. Tickets can be purchased at the door or ADVANCE TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE. Suggested donation: $7 Adults, $5 Students, Children 17 and Under Free

Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market Free Summer Film Series

Celebrate the summer with Bronx Terminal Market and Rooftop Films Tuesday, July 16, 23, & 30. Mark your calendars and bring your beach chairs or towels for a FREE, family-friendly film series under the stars on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 garage roof deck. They will be screening blockbuster hits, Despicable Me on July 16th, Wreck-It Ralph on July 23rd and The Goonies on July 30th! Come early to save your spot and check out special pre-film festivities with

South Bronx featured in Neighborhood X Neighborhood

NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced the South Bronx as the next destination to be featured in Neighborhood x Neighborhood, a new program designed to increase visitation, support local businesses and encourage exploration in areas outside traditional tourist locations across the five boroughs. Located in the southern section of the Bronx, the neighborhoods of Concourse, Melrose and Mott Haven are home to