We always say yes, to YES! Solutions

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The holidays are a time for celebration, family and warmth. Every year, BHGH of NY staff and scholars volunteer with Sister Mary of YES! Solutions for her “Holiday-on-the-Street” events (Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day). The purpose of these events is to help people in need in Harlem. Sister Mary says these are the holidays where […]

The College Process: BHGH of NY Edition

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By: Selina Diaz  “How would you describe the college process in 3 words?”  “Alot. Of. Work.” – Tyler T., Class of 2019, BLMHS & BHGH of NY  The Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York college application process is a time that challenges scholars to both understand who they are up until this point, and how to best communicate […]

Wellness: The Table Tennis Edition

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By: Naomi Cohen-Thompson Each year, we are lucky to have two Art Therapy interns from the School of Visual Arts’ Master’s in Art Therapy Program.  They offer creative open art making sessions as well as group and individual art therapy sessions for our scholars at both residential sites.  This year, our intern, William McMillin at our boys’ site, has been offering […]

The Value in our ‘Value Awards’

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By: Martin Torres  Our residential staff is responsible for the wellness, safety, and growth of the young men and women in our care. As described in our mission statement, our vision is that our scholars reach their full potential and become healthy, productive life-long learners. The scholars enter our program as teenagers – a time of great growth – […]

Reading to Relate: Cover to Cover Session 2

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By: Julie Vazquez BHGH of NY is thrilled to announce that our second series of “Cover to Cover” is underway. On Tuesday, February 26th, our scholars returned back from their Mid-Winter Recess eager and ready to participate in our Spring Book Club. For this Spring edition of “Cover to Cover,” we have brought back two scholar favorites including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by […]