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School scholarship dedicated to young gun violence victim now offering $20,000 grant to students

https://vod.chdrstatic.com/transcode/90f69af6-1be9-4b4a-9aea-2cfd12a4fb09/90f69af6-1be9-4b4a-9aea-2cfd12a4fb09_1024x576.mp4 By: Adolfo Carrion A scholarship dedicated to a Bronx community member who was killed days after his high school graduation get an increasing of funds. Brandon Hendricks was struck by a bullet and killed at a June 2020 barbecue. He had plans to attend college on an athletic scholarship that year, and ...

2023-03-17T13:26:10-04:00March 15, 2023|

UPDATE Applications Open for Fourth Annual Brandon Hendricks Scholarship

Norwood News By SÍLE MOLONEY Applications for the fourth annual Oyate Group  Brandon Hendricks Scholarship have officially opened, with an award of $20,000 going to each of two applicants for the first time in the scholarship’s history, organizers announced on March 2. Previously, as reported, the organization offered $5,000 in total in scholarship ...

2023-03-14T13:41:42-04:00March 6, 2023|

Second annual Bronx Power List coming this December

Bronx Times Schneps Media is thrilled to host the 2nd annual Bronx Power List on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Maestro’s Caterers. The most influential movers and shakers in the Bronx will be named to the Power List. The event recognizes those named for their continued commitment, impact and influence these ...

2023-02-21T10:12:42-05:00November 9, 2022|

New Yorkers turn in 78 guns at Harlem buyback program

AMSTERDAM NEWS By: Tandy Lau By the time doors closed at 4 p.m. at Soul Saving Station church in Harlem this past Saturday, 78 firearms ranging from peashooters to semi-automatics were collected from Cash for Guns, a buyback event hosted by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office. Those who handed ...

2022-11-22T18:56:13-05:00June 30, 2022|

Opinion: Undocumented Youth Deserve Access to Summer Youth Employment

CITYLIMITS By: Jason Autar “Ultimately it further stratifies our city, which is already full of haves and have-nots, and leaves a generation of young folks without the necessary conduit to refine their workforce development skills.” For 20-plus years I have been connected to New York City’s Summer Youth Employment Program ...

2023-01-18T15:13:41-05:00June 7, 2022|

Armas Por Juguetes

https://vimeo.com/697408458 WXTV (Univision) 41 WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) - Los líderes comunitarios de Manhattan se asociaron con el gobierno local en un esfuerzo por sacar las armas de las calles. El Grupo Oyate y su programa 'A Mother'5 Promi5e' organizaron un programa de recompra de armas el sábado en Washington ...

2022-11-23T10:10:40-05:00March 6, 2022|

Oyate Group Launches New Program – A Mother’5 Promi5e

A Mother'5 Promi5e to host an inaugural gun buyback event offering the largest dollar amount ever given per gun in New York City - the first time a nonprofit has provided the funds for buybacks NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2021 Today, Oyate Group, a nonprofit on a mission to alleviate poverty by ...

2022-11-23T10:10:59-05:00December 17, 2021|
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