Philanthropy

An Interview with Anita Farrington Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Harlem Times had the pleasure to sit down with Ms. Anita Farrington, and what follows are some of the gems she shared with us. How long have you held the position of Associate Dean of Student Affairs?  I have been in this position for about four years, but my career in student affairs, and higher …

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MTA Small Business Graduation Ceremony

On January 30, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) awarded 45 small construction companies certificates of completion at their first ever Small Business Mentoring Program (SBMP) graduation. The SBMP is a two-tier program that provides in-class and on-site training for small construction companies by helping eligible minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses become prime MTA contractors and …

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THE NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND, INC TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL NATIONAL EQUAL JUSTICE AWARD DINNER

Despite a rainy night in the city it was all smiles and laughter inside the New York Hilton in midtown as celebrities, influencers, prominent figures, and supporters came out to show their support for the work the Legal Defense and Education Fund has done for nearly 75 years in their fight for justice and equality …

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Intel Supports Girls Who Code, Laying the Path for Future Engineers

As the old guard of engineering professionals approaches retirement, people everywhere are starting to ask, “Who’s going to take over these jobs once they’re gone?” At the same time, engineering and technology professions are starting to take a critical look at the need for increased diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) jobs. In the …

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The Intel Foundation — Creating Opportunities for the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

In the growing movement to improve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) awareness in young people, increase STEM educational opportunities for underrepresented and minority students, and empower youth to be prepared for the jobs of tomorrow, Computer Science, Engineering, and IT (Information Technology) are some of the hottest topics of interest. As many know, Intel …

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Love Heals: Educating Our Youth about HIV and AIDS

This year the annual Love Heals Gala raised more than $600,000 to support its mission of educating young people about HIV/AIDS. The star-studded event was held on March 11th at the Four Seasons Restaurant. InStyle’s Hal Rubenstein, who shared his personal struggle of living with HIV, emceed the evening. Those honored this year for their philanthropic work …

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Helping Africa: Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance Conference

April 5, 2014 The needs of Africa are staggering. In both economic and social areas, for humanitarian concerns and in the world’s enlightened self-interest, the international community should become more aware of and involved with this continent. Appropriate physical infrastructure, effective banking systems, energy distribution, and so on are hallmarks of developed societies. Adequate water …

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