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May
2017 Vision of Hope Dinner
BHGHNY's 2017 Vision of Hope Dinner raises more funds and hosts more guests than ever before!
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May
BHGHNY Honors Eli Manning and Randy Falco at Our Annual Gala
Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York Honors Eli Manning and Randy Falco at Its Annual Gala as New York’s Only Urban Boarding Program for Low Income Youth Celebrates Another Year of 100% College Acceptance Rate
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March
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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December
Salah Foundation Visits BHGHNY

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December
ELC Holiday Party and Auction

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November
ELC Career Night

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October
ELC Second Annual Art Show and Auction Event

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August
2015-2016 Year in Review
Results and data from the past year at BHGH
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August
Staff and Scholars Leadership Retreat
Our new Student Leadership Council collaborates with our Staff to create new, exciting initiatives for BHGHNY!
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July
Outdoor Leadership Retreat
Our student government leadership retreat at Harriman State Park!
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June
2016 Graduation & Awards Ceremony
We celebrate the success of scholars and honor the diligence of our senior class at our annual Graduation & Awards Ceremony at St. Joseph's College.
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May
2016 Vision of Hope Awards Dinner
On Thursday, May 19 over 650 guests gathered to celebrate BHGHNY’s mission and the achievements of its scholars during its Annual Vision of Hope Awards Dinner at Cipriani on Wall Street.
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April
Holy Cross Gathering
Congratulations to 4 of our seniors who were accepted to the College of Holy Cross on full tuition scholarships!
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April
Black Girl Movement: A National Conference
The “Black Girl Movement: A National Conference” is a three-day gathering at Columbia University in New York City to focus on Black girls in the United States.
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March
Update from The Island School
Junior Scholar Mahamadou Bala is attending the Island School. The Island School is a transformative experience for high school students to meet with other students from around the world, so explore their limits and learn from other cultures.
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March
Scholars at the Young Men of Color Symposium
Our male Scholars attend Riverdale’s 2016 Young Men of Color Symposium.
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February
Service Learning with CEI in honor of Doctor Petioni
Our Seniors volunteer with Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) to advocate for a new charter school in Harlem to honor the memory of one of Harlem's greats, Dr. Muriel Petioni.
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February
Valentines Winter Picnic-On-The-Street
Our Scholars join Vice Chair Mary Lanning with Yes! Solutions to bring the holidays to the sidewalk for those who don’t have much in an annual holiday tradition.
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February
Cover to Cover
Both dorms begin our book club!
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January
College Financial Aid Night
Another successful & productive workshop! Tonight we met with our senior scholars and their parents to work on completing their financial aid paperwork, with the assistance of our senior staff and members of the board
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January
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Our scholars celebrated Dr. King's legacy by learning more about the sacrifices made during the civil rights movement and how we can all honor the dream today.
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January
Kerelle Caldwell of LIU Promise @ McAuley Hall
Kerelle Caldwell speaks to our young ladies about the college process, transition, and the vaule of continuing your education.
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January
Cooking Demonstration in Service Learning
Our scholars participate in another chapter of their service learning.
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January
Phi Beta Sigma @ LaSalle
Members of Penn State's chapter of Phi Beta Sigma met with our male scholars to discuss success and their experiences through college and beyond.
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January
Operation Conversation: Cops & Kids
Conversation: Cops and Kids, at the Apollo Theater, is performance/conversation between NYPD and inner city youth of color, with the purpose of getting one another to see each their dynamic in a different light.
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January
Drum Council - Mysteries of Manhood Revealed
UPHI & Xavier Eikerenkoetter presents the Drum Council with the purpose of fostering dialogue with young men about their journey into manhood.
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December
Holiday Party 2015
Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York (BHGHNY) held its annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 17th. The event was held at Tuohy Hall on the campus of St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn.
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December
BHGHNY ELC 2nd Annual Holiday Party
BHGHNY's Emerging Leadership Council had their second annual Holiday party on Wednesday, December 16th from the Union League Club of New York City.
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November
Thanksgiving-On-The-Street
Working with Yes! Solutions to bring the holidays to the sidewalk for those who don’t have a home or family.
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November
New York Emerging Leadership Council Fundraiser
On Sunday, November 8th Boys Hope Girls Hope New York Emerging Leadership Council had a fundraiser for our organization and raffled off signed Giants footballs.
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November
BHGHNY at the IFNY Luncheon
Our scholars honored at the IFNY (Insurance Federation of New York) Luncheon.
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September
Goldman Sachs Annual Bowl-A-Thon
Goldman Sachs Compliance Division partners with BHGHNY to support the programs College Readiness Program (CRP)!
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September
BHGHNY Live at B-Side!
Our boys at the live studio taping of B-side at BRIC with featured artist Phearnone and his group 7FN
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July
Summer Enrichment Academy at St. Joseph's College
Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York (BHGHNY) and SJCNY have expanded a learning program for more than 70 BHGHNY scholars.
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February
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Thanks to Board Vice Chair, Mary Lanning, and our friends at Columbia University, BHGHNY was able to have a very special Guess Who's Coming to Dinner event with scholars, parents, volunteers, staff, and special guests.
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February
Valentine's Day on the Street
Our scholars join Board Vice Chair, Mary Lanning, for another Street Corner Gourmet event in Harlem.
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January
Evan Bonelli & EVC
Evan Bonelli spent 3 months working on a documentary about the self objectification of women. On January 21st, the documentary was screened at HBO headquarters.
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December
Yes!Solutions Christmas Gifts
On Thursday December 18, BHGHNY scholars each received lovely holiday gifts generously purchased and donated by Yes!Solutions, a versatile grass-roots service organization founded by our Board Vice Chair, Sister Mary Lanning.
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December
LSH Dinner & Game Night
LaSalle Hall held its first Dinner & Game Night of the school year on Monday December 15, 2014. This event is reserved for our volunteers and teachers who endeavor to make a difference in the lives of the young men that we serve at LSH.
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December
Holiday Party 2014
Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York (BHGHNY) held its annual Holiday Party on Thursday December 11th. The event was held at Tuohy Hall on the campus of St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn.
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December
Christmas on the Street
Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York scholars from LaSalle Hall and McAuley Hall joined board Vice Chair, Mary Lanning and dozens of volunteers for the 2014 YES!Solutions and Street Corner Gourmets’ Christmas-On-The Street service project.
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December
College Road Trip: Upstate NY
Seven LaSalle Hall (LSH) seniors participated in a College Road trip to visit Upstate New York colleges from December 6-8 with LSH Dean of Programs & Residential Life, Mr. Jean-Yves Lafond.
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November
Thanksgiving on the Street

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November
College Road Trip: Maryland
Six LaSalle Hall (LSH) seniors participated in a College Road trip to the Washington, D.C. area from November 8-9 with LSH Residential Counselor, Mr. Sterling Hardy.
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November
LSH Potluck Dinner
LaSalle Hall held its first Family Potluck Dinner of the school year on Thursday November 20, 2014.
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November
5th Annual Veteran's Day Tribute Dinner
LaSalle Hall scholars celebrate every Veteran’s Day by honoring the Firefighters of our local FDNY station at Engine 210.
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November
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

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October
Emerging Leadership Council
Boys Hope Girls Hope is proud to kick off our new Emerging Leadership Council geared toward young professionals interested in philanthropy. On October 16, we gathered to introduce our program to potential members.
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October
Soul Sisters Collective: Dressing the Part
This year, we are partnering with Soul Sisters Collective, a network of professional women and entrepreneurs to work with our girls on professional development and the importance of sisterhood. Our first event was called "Dressing the Part."
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October
Dinner with Board Member, Jay Martin
We are so lucky to have such an active board at Boys Hope Girls Hope. On October 8th, Board Member Jay Martin invited our prefects to have dinner with him at the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Law Offices in Times Square.
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September
Convocation 2014
To kick off the start of a new year, Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars and staff gathered at Cristo Rey Brooklyn for our annual Convocation ceremony.
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September
Prefect Outing
Our 2014 Prefects have been named! Time to celebrate!
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September
Freshmen Orientation Week at La Salle Hall
For our male scholars, the week before school starts is orientation into dorm life...
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June
Summer Enrichment Academy at St. Joseph's College
St. Joseph’s College and Boys Hope Girls Hope are proud to announce the creation of the Summer Enrichment Academy, a five-week program designed to prepare scholars for life in our boarding program, high school, and college.
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June
Morgan Stanley Volunteers
On Tuesday, June 3rd, a group of scholars attended a volunteer event at Morgan Stanley....
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May
2014 Vision of Hope Awards Dinner
BHGHNY extends its warmest thank you to the more than 550 guests who came out to celebrate the organization’s Annual Vision of Hope Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 15 at Cipriani (55 Wall Street).
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April
Art Show
Under the guidance of our in-house Art Therapist, Naomi Cohen-Thompson, our scholars have continued to find new ways to distinguish themselves and this was never more evident than during an Art show and exhibit at the School of Visual Arts.
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February
Scholar To Travel to Cambodia as “Youth Mission Ambassador”
BHGHNY Scholar Kaba Toussaint was selected as a “Youth Mission Ambassador” to represent his church on a special cross-cultural educative trip to Cambodia.
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February
Brides Against Breast Cancer
A group of our young women volunteered at a Brides Against Breast Cancer event on Sunday February 23rd.
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February
StreetCorner Gourmets Valentine’s Day Picnic-On-The Street
Boys Hope Girls Hope participated in Board Vice-Chair Mary Lanning's longstanding project with the StreetCorner Gourmets
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February
All Stars Talent Showcase
Senior Girls Hope NY scholar served as a volunteer at The All Stars Project, a non-profit whose primary focus is developing youth through creative expression.
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February
The Harlem Renaissance – The Art of Storytelling
Girls Hope scholars participated in a Black History Month Event organized by the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
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January
General Assembly - Capoeira Show
BHGHNY came together on January 30 at Cristo Rey Brooklyn for dinner and a fun Capoeira show.
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February
Renovations at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
On February 1st, a group of 8 of our boys assisted in the major renovations project at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church.
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January
The 2014 NYC Mayor's Cup Wrestling Championship
The 2014 NYC Mayor’s Cup Wrestling Championships were held at Columbia University’s Levien Gymnasium this past weekend.
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January
Second Pot Luck Dinner
La Salle Hall scholars and staff gathered with our young men's families for the second of four potluck dinners on Tuesday 28 January.
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January
BHGHNY Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
To honor Dr. King’s legacy, our scholars were involved in various community service projects throughout the city.
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December
BHGHNY Celebrates the Holidays
BHGHNY celebrated the holidays on Wednesday December 18 at St. Joseph's College. Happy holiday season and best wishes to all our supporters!
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December
Christmas On The Street
Scholars Javier, Stéphan, and Mykhal joined dozens of volunteers for this year’s YES!Solutions 2013 Street Corner Gourmets.
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December
Jingle Bell Walk for Arthritis
Scholars participate in the 2013 Jingle Bell 5k for Arthritis
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December
Dinner and Game Night
LaSalle Hall held its first Dinner and Game Night of the school year on Thursday December 12.
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November
Thanksgiving On The Street
LaSalle Hall scholars joined BHGHNY Board Vice Chair, Mary Lanning and over 200 other volunteers for the YES!Solutions 2013 Street Corner Gourmets Thanksgiving-On-The Street event
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November
Family Pot Luck Dinner
Parents and Families joined our young men and staff on Monday November 25 for a wonderful Pot Luck Dinner in LaSalle Hall
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November
NYC Mayor's Cup Soccer Tournament
Scholars volunteer at NYC Mayor’s Cup Soccer All-Star Game showcasing the best boys and girls senior soccer players from the City’s public (PSAL), Catholic (CHSAA) and independent high schools.
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November
ING Marathon
Scholars volunteer at the New York City 2013 ING Marathon.
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November
Harlem Clean up
Our young women spend a morning with community volunteers cleaning up Harlem Neighborhoods.
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November
4th Annual Veterans Day Tribute Dinner
LaSalle Hall scholars celebrate Veterans Day by honoring the brave and selfless Firefighters of our local FDNY station at Engine 210
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October
Halloween Haunted House
Scholars planned and transformed LaSalle Hall residence into a Haunted House for Halloween...
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October
Ending Domestic Violence
Senior scholars participated in the "Story by Story" climbing event to end domestic violence.
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October
Soup Kitchen
Escorted by CRC, Chrystine Johnson, four of young women volunteered at the Williamsburgh Community Church Soup Kitchen.
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October
Program Wide Assembly
As part of our Assembly Series, the BHGHNY Community gathered on October 30 at Cristo Rey Brooklyn for dinner and live performances featuring African drums and Salsa.
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October
IIFC Week of Giving – Dorm Clean Up Day
The Tower Group partnered with BHGHNY at La Salle Hall for the second year in a row during IICF Week of Giving
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September
2013-2014 Convocation
BHGHNY Community Gathers to open new academic year and celebrate IFNY Interns' accomplishments.
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May
An NYC Stake House Affair
BHGHNY scholars and staff were treated to a special catered dinner sponsored through the generosity of Board Member, John King on Wednesday May 29th at McAuley Hall.
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May
Annual Vision of Hope Dinner
On Thursday May 16, over 650 guests gathered to celebrate BHGHNY’s mission and the achievements of its scholars during its Annual Vision of Hope Awards Dinner at Cipriani.
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January
Second Annual Collegian Gathering
BHGHNY collegians gathered at LaSalle Hall for the Second Annual Collegian on Tuesday 8 January 2013.
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January
Keeping the Dream Alive: BHGHNY observes MLK jr. Day
Scholars volunteer around Brooklyn
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May
BHGHNY and CRISTO REY…Forging a New Path
New Partnership with Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
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December
St. Nicholas Project Day of Shopping
On Saturday December 15, a group of BHGHNY scholars spent the morning shopping for needy Brooklyn families badly affected by Hurricane Sandy.
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November
Third Annual Veteran’s Day Tribute Dinner
BHGHNY Boys celebrated Veteran’s Day by honoring the brave men and women of our local Fire Department. Scholars prepared a delicious meal, baked brownies and brought them over to Engine 210 Firehouse.
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November
Occupy Sandy Relief Projects
On November 10, Scholars partnered with other high school students through the Students for Service program to assist in relief efforts following Super Storm Sandy. The following week, Scholars volunteered at a Soup Kitchen in Bay Ridge.
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November
Scholars Honored at IFNY 98th Annual Free Enterprise Luncheon
At the 98th Annual Free Enterprise Luncheon at Cipriani, scholars who participated in the Insurance Federation of New York Internship Program during the summer were honored.
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October
IIFC Week of Giving – Dorm Clean Up Day
As part of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Week of Giving, Boys Hope Scholars welcomed 15 wonderful volunteers from the Tower Group for a day of clean up on 10/17.
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July
BHGHNY hosts college students from KPMG's internship program
Boys Hope Girls Hope New York hosted a team of 8 college students—participating in KPMG’s two-month internship program—in a day long event at LaSalle Hall on Friday July 13, 2012.
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May
Another Million Dollar Evening
On Tuesday May 22nd, nearly 500 guests gathered to celebrate BHGHNY’s mission and the achievements of its scholars during its Annual Vision of Hope Awards Dinner at New York City’s Pierre Hotel.
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May
Sam Powers awarded Communicator Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts for the film
In May of 2012, BHGHNY special projects coordinator Sam Powers was awarded the prestigious Communicator Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts for the film "Journey to Atitlan." The Award of Distinction is presented
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January
Film
On January 13th, BHGHNY Special Projects Coordinator Sam Powers was presented with the AVA Gold Award for exceeding high standards in the media production industry for the film "Journey to Atitlan" produced for BHGHNY.
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January
BHGHNY Alumni To Establish an Association
On January 10, 2012, a spirited group of BHGHNY alumni gathered with staff for a luncheon and planning meeting.
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December
Miracle on 125th Street
On December 9th, BHGHNY scholars and staff traveled to Harlem to partner with Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mary Lanning in an effort to feed New York's homeless and poor.
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November
Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center
On November 30th, Scholars traveled with BHGHNY Executive Director Brad Zervas and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mary Lanning to partake in one of NYC's most celebrated traditions, the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center.
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November
BHGHNY Veterans Day Cooking with Mary Lanning
On November 10th in honor of Veterans Day, BHGHNY Scholars and staff under the direction of Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mary Lanning, prepared a meal for the local Fire Department in Ft. Greene, Brooklyn.
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October
BHGHNY Board of Directors Gather for Planning Retreat
BHGHNY scholars, staff, and board members at this fall's Board retreat.
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October
Teresa Conlon Celebrates Twenty Years with BHGHNY
This past August, Teresa Conlon celebrated her twentieth anniversary with Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York and to mark this very special occasion, BHGHNY Executive Director, Brad Zervas and BHGHNY Board Chair, John Halleron, presented Teresa with a l
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