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Super Saturday @ Armory May 22

Super Saturday! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Expo on May 22, 2010. A free, fun day for families to explore and discover hands-on activities, experiments and demonstrations.  Information and resources for parents and free giveaways. Where: PAL Harlem 369th Armory Entrance: 142nd Street (between Lenox and 5th Ave.) Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Spring 2010 events

Save the dates for our Super Saturday! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Expos Super Saturday! STEM Expo Saturday, April 10, 2010 11:00-3:00 PS 165/Robert E. Simon School 234 W 109th St. (Nr. Amsterdam Ave.) New York, NY 10027 Click here to download a flier in English Click here to download a flier in Spanish

fund for district 5 new grants

Fund for District Five Announces 2009 Grant Awards for Harlem Public Schools Grants up to $1,500 were awarded to teachers and parent leaders in NYC District 5 Schools for innovative and educational projects.    Class Lending Library C.S. 133  Fred R Moore Academy Award amount: $530 Herbert Bleich , Teacher Grades served: Pre-K To spark […]

Read Out Loud Post Event

 Children’s authors and families attend Read Out Loud event Over 249 children and parents attended Read Out Loud! a family literacy festival on December 5, 2009 at the Ralph Bunche School (P.S. 125) in Manhattan. About 30 students from Barnard College, Columbia University, St. John’s University and Teachers College volunteered as individuals and representing organizations Jumpstart and the […]

Read Out Loud PS 125 Announcement

Children’s authors, poets and illustrators appearing at Read Out Loud on Saturday, December 5, 2009! Join these authors for read alouds and book signings: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at PS 125, The Ralph Bunche School, 425 W. 123rd St. Roscoe Orman is an actor, writer and artist who since 1974 has played “Gordon” on PBS-TV’s highly […]

Grant Houses Community Fund Apps Available

General Grant Houses Community Fund Learn more about this small grant opportunity for residents of Grant Houses As a critical part of the Morningside Heights community, the General Ulysses S. Grant Houses’ nine buildings house 1,400 families and a distinct community of many long time residents and families, young adults and children.  In this diverse […]


Check out our impressive highlights from last year’s school-community events! Over 800 people attended Morningside Area Alliance events More than 50 college students logged at least 400 volunteer hours at MAA events 26 NYC institutions and organizations participated in the events About $50,000 total resources were donated in-kind for the events Read Out Loud! and Super Saturday! are annual events held […]

Announcing Two New Community Grant Opportunities

Announcing Two New Community Grant Opportunities Morningside Area Alliance announces two new grant opportunities for residents of General Grant Houses and District 5 public schools in Morningside Heights and Harlem. The Fund for District Five and the Grant Houses Community Fund will provide an infusion of financial support to initiatives generated from the District 5 school community as […]