More than half the financial support for City Year’s mission comes from corporations and foundations, which helps further the fight against the public school dropout crisis across the nation. According to the City Year website, through these partnerships, the education-focused, nonprofit organization has been able to expand from 50 City Year AmeriCorps members in 1988 to 2,700 leaders who serve in 240 schools throughout 26 U.S. cities as well as South Africa and the United Kingdom.
88,000 Apply For “Poor Door” Apartments In Fancy Building
Though many people were outraged at the idea of a “poor door” — a separate entrance to a swanky New York City building reserved for the tenants living in affordable apartments — 88,000 people have applied for the 55 low-income apartments available in one Manhattan hi-rise . The building, located on the far west side of Manhattan, offers a pool, bowling alley, and other amenities that low-income tenants will not have access to.
Raury Teaches Black History Lesson In “Fly”
Taking in the overwhelming deaths of Black men at the hands of police and the public’s outcry for justice, Raury spilled his whirlwind of emotions into a thoughtful track titled “Fly,” featuring Malik Shakur… he delivers the official video as a reaffirmation that Black lives truly matter. Directed by Malia Murray, the animated clip gives viewers a history lesson…
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