Union Settlement Association
Empowering East Harlem.
Union Settlement Association is an on-the-ground resource for East Harlem residents of all ages, and a passionate advocate for the needs of underserved communities. Since opening our doors in 1895, we have brought education, wellness and community-building programs to our neighborhood, empowering New Yorkers with opportunities to better their lives. By helping our neighbors realize their goals, we build the vitality and success of East Harlem.
#GivingTuesday is December 3rd
Black Friday... Cyber Monday... Giving Tuesday!
Union Settlement is partnering with AT&T for this year's Giving Tuesday. Support our work by giving through Crowd Rise.
Read more about #GivingTuesday in AT&T's Huffington Post article, Serving the Underserved Through Education in East Harlem, and Executive Director David Nocenti's Huffington Post article, Giving Tuesday: Magnify Your Give This Year.
Free Throws for After School Fundraiser
Congratulations to our top 10 shooters for our Free Throws for After School fundraiser, and thanks to all of our competitors and our supporters who helped make this fundraiser a success!
Our top 10 shooters were:
1st - Joe Cruz (14)
2nd - Randy Cruz (14)
3rd - Steven Boulden-Curry (11)
4th - Timothy Roulhac (11)
5th - Jessica Wynne (9)
6th - Richard Pratts (9)
7th - Reggie Blackwell and Jose Flores (tied with 8)
9th - Matthew Alvarado (7)
10th - Andy Alvarado (6)
We raised over $2,500 to purchase t-shirts, bags and equipment for the After School programs here at Union Settlement Association.
Union Settlement Updates and News
Melissa Nieves Receives Award from the Literacy Assistance Center
Melissa Nieves, Director of Adult Education, recieves a Literacy Recognition award from the Literacy Assistance Center. View the video of her acceptance speech and her inspiring story here.
Thanks to the Union Settlement ING NYC Marathon charity team
Thanks to our runners who ran the ING NYC Marathon on Sunday, November 3! See photographs here.
To support our team members Nicole Bestard, William Buford, Helen Cantwell, Karl Dorwart, Shauna Graham, and Miranda Turner, please visit our CrowdRise charity page.
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Our annual Día de los Muertos celebration was held Wednesday, October 30. Community members joined us to create a traditional altar and in decorating sugar candy. In the evening, the celebration began with a traditional meal, and was followed by a program with live music and dance for all to enjoy. Click here to see photographs.
Toasting Union Settlement
Public Service Announcement for Union Settlement
A PSA about Union Settlement is airing on the YES Network. Many thanks to YES for producing and broadcasting this message about our work in East Harlem. You can watch the 30 second PSA as well as the 4 minute Voices of Union Settlement.
History of Union Settlement
View Union Settlement: Opportunity, Community, East Harlem, a seven minute video on the work and history of Union Settlement Association.
Union Settlement Association is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
TTY (800) 662-1220 and Voice (800) 421-1220
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