Word Up: A Winner

Word Up A True Community Bookstore Word Up is an oasis in Washington Heights, an area in uptown Manhattan that would otherwise be a "book desert."

August 2, 2016

Amigo, Not the “H” Word

Why Peer-to-Peer Learning Is So Important Character development is a key part of a child's growth, and in fact can influence their success in school.

August 2, 2016

Living In A “Book Desert”

Thirsty For Words Does forty-five million sound like a lot? That’s the number of words a young child will hear by the age of 4 in families headed

August 2, 2016

The Art of Learning About Others

The Art of Learning About The World Our youth, especially those in poor neighborhoods, have a right to understand and appreciate art, and participat

July 20, 2016
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The Truth About Poverty Porn

How One Story Becomes The Only Story Stereotypes about poverty abound and images, sometimes referred to as “poverty porn,” are prevalent. Intende

July 8, 2016

Red, White & Blue

Red, White & Blue by Mariela Regalado   Whichever way you cut through my veins The colors that spill will still be the same... Dom

June 28, 2016

Latinas Leading!

An Exodus graduate, Vianelly is a perfect example of the exponential power of mentoring. For years, she was mentored through the Exodus after school a

June 28, 2016

A White Guy Named Carlos?

Turning Ignorance Around As of 2014 there were 55 million people of Hispanic descent living in the U.S. However, the ethnic makeup of this population

June 18, 2016

“Heights” Hits The Silver Screen

Believe it or not, it's been almost ten years since "In the Heights," hit the stage. Finally, it's slated to hit the big screen. The Tony Award-winnin

June 18, 2016

To Our Generous Friends & Family

Welcome   “But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a

June 16, 2016