In Remembrance of Alvin Ailey's EJ Corrigan & Calvin Hunt

04.10.14 | 1 Comment
In the past week, my Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater family, while on tour on the West coast, suffered the sudden loss of two incredible human beings, EJ Corrigan, Technical Director, and Calvin Hunt, Senior Director of Performance and Production.

CPF Inducts New Members Into Sports Hall of Fame!

04.09.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation (CPF) is excited to congratulate Sara Soo-Hoo, Polina Libo, Esu Maat & Jenny Schnitzer, the four most recent inductees into our City Parks Foundation Sports Hall of Fame.

Five Days at SXSW 2014

03.24.14 | 3 Comments
Every March, thousands of people fly to Austin, Texas to experience one of the largest music festivals and conferences in the world – South by Southwest(SXSW). As the largest free festival of New York City, SummerStage annually sends representatives to the “Live Music capital of the World.” This year, it was SummerStage Programming Associate Paula Abreu. Read on for her first-hand account of her experiences during five jam-packed days at SXSW.

Thank You Corporate Partner Volunteers!

03.13.14 | No Comments
Partnerships for Parks Corporate Volunteer Program enables New York City’s most successful companies to help keep our neighborhood parks beautiful, and on Wednesday, March 5th we celebrated these volunteers with a breakfast in their honor.

Youth Made Media Returns to Red Hook Post Sandy

02.11.14 | No Comments
Super storm Sandy temporarily shut down operations at the Red Hook Recreation Center. Despite the setback, Youth Made Media continued programming by relocating to a temporary home at lost Battalion Hall in Queens.

Learning Gardens High School Interns

02.07.14 | No Comments
The Learning Gardens Spring and Summer Youth Internship and workforce development experience provides an educational out-of-school opportunity for over 30 high school students in the spring, with 12 youth also receiving an advanced workforce experience through a paid internship for two months in the summer.

Kate Nemetz: Intern Reflection

02.05.14 | No Comments
From the amazing concerts I attended to the irreplaceable relationships that I formed, my internship at City Parks Foundation was a phenomenal experience that I feel so lucky to have had.

Bringing Faber Park Back to Life

02.03.14 | No Comments
Over A Year After Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island's Port Richmond Community Comes Together to Bring Faber Park Back to Life

Stephen Hess: Intern Reflection

01.31.14 | No Comments
Working for CPF this past summer was definitely rewarding. I gained valuable first hand experience working as a commercial photographer. This role has helped me gain experience in the photography and creative industry, and has helped identify a clearer career path.

SummerStage Alums Win Big at the GRAMMYs

01.27.14 | No Comments
Yesterday, at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles, SummerStage alums took home awards in 19 different categories!
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