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…particularly when there is rent to pay and a family to feed. But this short-term gain is to their long-term detriment, because after one year, even a small salary increase…

Spanish Harlem in the ’80s Book Launch at Museum of the City of New York

…Rodriguez (published by powerHouse Books). Click HERE for tickets – use code UNION and save $5! When Brooklyn-raised photographer Joseph Rodriguez first debuted his body of work shot in Spanish…

February 6, 2014

February 6, 2014

In Teacher Pay Gap, Another Obstacle for de Blasio’s Pre-K Plan Chalkbeat Written by Patrick Wall Thomas De Castro, a certified preschool teacher with two bachelor’s degrees and a master’s…

Holiday Gift & Book Drive

…with family and friends by donating toys and books found on our Amazon Wish List. We ask that items be delivered no later than Friday, December 10th. All items should…

March 17, 2014

March 17, 2014

…the city and the Mayor’s Fund, and grants will be made up to $15,000. Case Management and Counseling Services: Safe Horizon will station a Spanish-speaking Masters-level clinician and a case

June 2, 2021

June 2, 2021

pay my monthly rent of $3,800, and I was recently served a court order due to my inability to pay because my income is reduced,” said Maria Martinez, a Family…

Winter 2018 Newsletter – Donor Spotlight: Megan Abbott

…Best Books of 2016 by NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Time Out New York, The Washington Post, Google, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. Megan’s next book, Give…

September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015

…fine — but the dramatic expansion of UPK dramatically changed the system and dramatically drained [early childhood centers] of licensed teachers.” Because many Early Learn programs are seeing their staffs…

September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015

…they may be more consumed by how they’ll pay for food and rent and repay their students loans, he said. The fast food industry’s $15 an hour wage is going…

September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015

As Preschool Programs Expand, Teacher Pay Under Scrutiny Education Week By Lillian Mongeau Early education workers have been paid low wages for years, but as public programs grow, the issue…