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CITGO offering grants to local groups

Non-profit community organizations that offer services to South Bronx residents are encouraged to apply for funding from CITGO Petroleum Corporation’s charitable foundation, The Simón Bolívar Foundation. The foundation is accepting letters of interest for grants in the areas of education, environment, healthy living and arts and culture. Eligible non-profits can apply online by clicking on the […]

Exhibit highlights girls forced into marriage

Exhibit highlights girls forced into marriage

An exhibit of the work of Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer Stephanie Sinclair in Melrose highlights the stark realities faced by young women who are married off to much older men in countries around the world.

From The Bronx to Baghdad and back

From The Bronx to Baghdad and back

Bronx Documentary Center founder Mike Kamber spoke about his experiences covering the war in Iraq, at BronxArtSpace on Aug. 28.

Masks reveal Puerto Rican history

Masks reveal Puerto Rican history

Folklorists tell tales of two island cities Masks play a crucial role in the annual carnivals that draw paraders to the streets of Puerto Rico’s cities. A panel of experts spoke of the importance of masks on the island, with a display of photos, the showing of a documentary, and many examples of the real […]

Melrose workshop trains reporters for war

Melrose workshop trains reporters for war

A four-day workshop prepared freelance journalists to report from conflict zones around the world.