Fiscal Year 2021 Update

Thanks to the individual donors and foundations who help fund our work, we were able to meet the increased need triggered by the pandemic and sustained by its economic effects. With your support, we continue: Addressing food insecurity Our Meals on Wheels program provides 7 nutritious, home-delivered meals to more than 2,000 seniors each week. Menus […]

Isaacs Center Partners with Goddard Riverside

In May 2021, the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center (Isaacs Center) entered into a strategic partnership with Goddard Riverside (Goddard) with the purpose of enhancing the services that both organizations provide to New Yorkers. Joining forces with Goddard, at this critical moment in the City’s history, will expand access to economic security and housing stability […]

Pride Month 2021

During LGBTQIA+ Pride month, we commemorate the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and the beginning of the modern Gay Rights movement.  As we honor and celebrate those trailblazing individuals – from Marsha P. Johnson to Dr. Rachel Levine – whose passion and persistence have drawn us closer to full equality, we are called upon to stand in solidarity for the systemic change required to prevent all discrimination and […]

Juneteenth 2021

This week, President Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, and enshrined June 19 as a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. While the mammoth impact of slavery on our nation’s history cannot be fully measured in a day, nor the toll that it continues to take be remedied […]

PRIDE 2021: #IsaacsPride

Led by the Isaacs Center Junior Board and Out at Isaacs, we are honoring and celebrating diverse expressions of gender and sexuality, and the quest for equality and liberty of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people in our community and everywhere. Throughout the month of June: Post your boldest, most fun Pride selfie, mini-video, […]

Vaccination Clinic at Isaacs

  The NYC vaccination data show lower rates in the communities that were hardest hit by COVID-19. While many eagerly await their opportunity to get the vaccine, many New Yorkers still face barriers to vaccination, fear, and distrust rooted in inequities in our healthcare system. Isaacs Center took active steps to mitigate the harm of […]

Spring 2021 Scholar Updates

Generous donors provide funding to help our students close a modest financial aid gap, or pay for books or transportation. This investment in young lives creates pathways to long-term – changing the trajectory of an individual life, and combating the generational poverty that exists in the very vulnerable communities where our scholars live and go […]

Spring Celebration 2021

  ISAACS CENTER INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE EASTER & PASSOVER Generously sponsored by our friends at Temple Emanu-El & The Brick Presbyterian Church ON FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021 FROM 11:00AM-12:30PM ON ZOOM The event will feature: Guest speakers from our sponsors and a performance by MET Orchestra musicians. Join by: URL: Meeting ID: 889 […]

Women’s History Month Celebration 2021

  ISAACS CENTER INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021 FROM 1:00-3:00PM ON ZOOM The event will feature: Women panelists who “Choose to Challenge” A reading by Soheir Khashoggi from her novel, “Mirage” Singer Alicia Waller Community member performances Isaacs Center is proud to honor these women for their leadership […]

Isaacs Center Temporary Vaccination Site

We are proud to share that more than 460 community members – public housing residents of Holmes Towers + Isaacs Houses and older adults – were vaccinated at the Isaacs Center during our temporary service as a City vaccination site last week. A tremendous thank-you to our City partners in this effort: New York City […]