Broome Street Academy celebrated the Class of 2019 at its June graduation. Hawa Diallo
valedictorian and Fatmata Barry salutatorian.
We celebrated Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall Uprising.
Kevin Bacon is an actor and musician. He and co-star Aldis Hodge, of the series “City on a Hill”, visited our after school arts programs.
Congratulations to the nineteen graduates of the Bronx Youth Center’s Woodlawn Cemetery Preservation Training.
We observed Juneteenth, and reflected on the emancipation of slaves following the Civil War.
Our Summer Arts Intensives, free programs that offer visual, performance, music, fashion, and other arts, kicked off with an outdoor performance.
We stood with immigrants. “This kind of trauma in children doesn’t just go away when they’re released. It stays with them the rest of their lives.” Kaavya Viswanathan, Director of Legal Services.
“What’s Your Dream?” With Subway Therapy and the Coach Foundation we created a participatory public art, post-it project.
All summer our young people practiced and created in preparation for our Summer Arts Intensive, which will be held at the New-York Historical Society.
Thanks to the New-York Historical Society for inspiring us to create a retrospective of The Door’s history since its founding in 1972. A then and now photo – nothing and everything has changed in the last 40+ years.
The best way to say goodbye to summer.