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Back to School 2020: Q&A with Celina Rodriguez

Celina Rodriguez has been Director of Family Services at Prospect Family Residence since 2017 and was recently promoted to Assistant Administrator of Prospect Family Residence. In the lead up to the 2020-2021 school year, Rodriguez and her staff have been providing educational guidance, in addition to housing, employment, and social services, to families with

2020-09-25T11:32:08-05:00August 15th, 2020|

Reimagining the HFH Summer Day Camp Experience

In the spring of 2020, HFH Summer Camps made the difficult decision to cancel its upcoming summer sleep-away camp program for the first time since HFH Summer Camps was founded in 1989. This decision was made to ensure the health and safety of the HFH Summer Camps community during the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of these circumstances,

2020-09-25T10:23:03-05:00August 5th, 2020|

Director of Culinary Education at HFH Talks Baking with Mashed.com

In a recent article on Mashed.com, Robert Seixas, Director of Culinary Education at HFH, chatted with Randi Gollin about the "The biggest mistakes you make when baking muffins." Seixas highlighted the importance of preheating the oven when baking, reminding bakers to let the oven "heat for 10 minutes more before putting your muffins in, because

2020-07-02T15:03:37-05:00June 4th, 2020|

Saratoga Student Featured in Writopia Podcast Episode

Earlier this year, Chrystel, 13, a student at Saratoga Afterschool was chosen to participate in Writopia Lab's prestigious 11th Annual Worldwide Plays Festival. Chrystel's original play Kidnapping was to be performed by a group of NYC theater professionals and off-Broadway venue The Tank in early May. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Worldwide

2020-05-29T08:01:24-05:00May 28th, 2020|

Afterschool Adapts: Supporting HFH’s K-12 Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

From an Independent Project Lab to Virtual Craft Club, our Afterschool & Recreation programs have been uniquely positioned to safely continue supporting HFH's K-12 students while NYC schools are closed. A Safe Space for Tutoring & Independent Projects Social distancing and stay-at-home orders present unique challenges to students experiencing homelessness, many of whom

2020-12-07T09:42:39-05:00May 26th, 2020|

Video: Talking About COVID-19 with Children

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, HFH has been connecting our residents with information on how best to protect themselves and their families. For parents with young children, explaining these important changes can be especially challenging. That's why we're connecting residents to carefully designed materials developed by Sesame Workshop as a part of their

2020-05-20T10:18:07-05:00May 20th, 2020|
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