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Oral Storyteller Brings African Folktales to Young Learners

Adadoma Bediako, an oral storyteller, visited Prospect Early Childhood Education Center for an interactive lesson on African folktales. The storytelling show formed a part of the children's Black History Month celebrations, which also included lessons on black inventors like Garrett Morgan, inventor of the traffic light. Bediako began the lesson with a folktale

2022-06-08T10:27:59-05:00March 11th, 2020|

Prospect Afterschool Launches New Partnership With DreamYard

Last week, the Prospect Lions launched a new partnership with DreamYard, a Bronx-based arts nonprofit working at the intersection of social just and arts education. During her first class with Prospect Afterschool, Cindy Ferrer, an instructor for DreamYard, led students through a series of icebreakers, encouraging them to connect with one another over

2022-06-08T10:36:19-05:00February 21st, 2020|

Prospect Afterschool Celebrates the Season at the Annual KidCare Holiday Party

At the annual KidCare Holiday Party, children from Prospect afterschool had the opportunity to celebrate the season with special treats, gifts, and activities, facilitated by KidCare volunteers and Prospect afterschool staff. The event offers the children a memorable start to the holiday season, and ensures that they have the opportunity to take full

2022-06-09T09:22:01-05:00December 26th, 2018|

Spotlight On: Celina Rodriguez

As a teenager, Celina Rodriguez, Director of Family Services at Prospect Family Residence, experienced living in a homeless shelter with her single mother and four siblings. Now, she channels that experience into coordinating comprehensive support for homeless families seeking to secure permanent housing and financial stability. “It helps me to communicate with people

2022-06-09T09:23:56-05:00December 18th, 2018|
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