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Cathedral Community Update: Philip Binioris of the Hungarian Pastry Shop

The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III, Dean, invites the Cathedral community to join a virtual conversation to share updates on the Cathedral’s most urgent priorities this summer. The Dean will be joined by Philip Binioris, owner of the Hungarian Pastry Shop. First opened in 1961, the Hungarian Pastry Shop is part of the fabric of Morningside Heights, a place where students and residents come to for>>>

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Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap

Sustain What? Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap It’s hard to heal a planet, or a community, without a big dose of the arts. That’s why, each Sunday, our Earth Institute webcast shifts from digging in on the issues of the day to recharging hearts and building community through song, verse and more. You never know what you’ll see or hear on our weekly Sunday>>>

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Wangari Fahari

Known as the “voice of Kenya,” Wangari Fahari is a Kenyan singer, writer, activist, and founder of the Fahari Brand. Mentored by Miriam Makeba and Joan Baez, Wangari learned at a young age the power of music. She is best known for her modern African soundscapes, taking an unusual and innovative approach to her music. Her work features opportunities for continuous improvisation and fusion>>>

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THURSDAY — Learn about TC’s TESOL Certificate Program at during this week’s online information session. Program leaders will review the program format, curriculum, guided mentor practicum, program workload, application process, and host a Q&A. Learn more and register to join us:

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Religion and the History of Hip Hop 2010s–Present

The final installment of Religion and the History of Black Music, about the role of religion and spirituality in hip hop from 2010 to the present day, will take place next Wedneday, August 4. Register now!
Religion and the History of Black Music From the Rise of Gospel to the Reign of Hip Hop

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We’re getting closer to opening our doors for Fall 2021! Zankel Hall missed you. 💙 If you’ll be walking through these doors for the fall semester, we wanted to share a friendly reminder that all individuals who plan to access campus on or after August 1 must submit proof of vaccination no later than 10 days in advance of the date which they plan to access campus. 👉>>>

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The Inclusive Storyteller

Learn more about MSM Artist Scholar Jarvis Green, founding artistic director of JAG Productions, in this moving short film produced by Deloitte . JAG Productions is a Black theater company with a mission to tell stories that challenge hierarchies of race, gender, class and sexuality. Jarvis’ story is one of diversity, inclusion, and giving marginalized communities a voice through>>>

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Calling for Excessive Sugar Warnings

“Consumers want and deserve transparency from restaurants when it comes to making decisions about their health,” write NYC Council Member Mark Levine and Leslie Kroupa of TC’s Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy in an op-ed about a new bill aiming to add sugar warnings in NYC chain restaurants. In an op-ed, Lesley Kroupa from TC’s Tisch Food Center>>>

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Olympian Nicole Ross Offers Encouragement to 2021 Grads

We’re cheering on Columbia Olympians like USA Fencing champ Nicole Ross during the #TokyoOlympics, and in honor of the sportsmanship and dedication of athletes around the globe, we share Ross’ inspiring words from our Convocation earlier this year. Learn more about our #LionsOlympians:

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The Morningside Heights neighborhood is home to the world's leading academic and religious institutions who together, create a truly unique community in which to live, learn, and grow.

Morningside Area Alliance facilitates partnerships between members and is a go-to source for neighborhood information.

Officers of the Board

Brent Dickman, President & Treasurer

Paula Mayo, Vice President

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Secretary


Executive Committee Members

Paula Mayo, Chair | Brent Dickman | Ariana González Stokas | Isadora Wilkenfeld

Committees & Roundtable Leadership

Matthew Camp, Chair: Policy Responders

Brent Dickman, Chair: Finance

Robin Reese, Chair: Communications

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Chair: Nominations