Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Caswell Holloway and Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Edna Wells Handy joined representatives of the Hundred Year Association of New York on Wednesday, December 21st to honor 10 outstanding civil servants and 15 academically talented children of City employees, who received $17,500 in cash awards and $27,000 in college more »
When the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage undertook its New York City Project some years ago, work was a prominent item on the agenda. As part of the mission to document urban culture in the five boroughs, interviewers sought out people engaged in iconic city trades, from lox smoking to graffiti artistry, more »
Learn more about the excellent work of the Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service. Each year, BBCS helps thousands of Brooklyn’s neediest and most disadvantaged people to achieve self-sufficiency and better realize their potential. You will see and hear for yourself how BBCS is positively changing the trajectories of people’s lives.