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For 45 years, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) has empowered residents of the Bronx from cradle to career. | #khccares

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It’s that time of year again folks! Spring is here. 🌻 are coming. 🌞is shining. And we’re getting ready to take over the street in front of our building for our annual Neighborhood Festival! 
Join us May 18th from 11am-4pm for games, garden activities, amazing BBQ, live performances, and a community dance party with music from #uptownvinylsupreme ! We’ll also be giving away books! 
We’re celebrating the community so we need you! Invite your friends and family for this fun-filled day at KHCC! We can’t wait to dance with you!
“The Bronx is a living case study in how diversity creates flourishing communities. It is our differences that make us stronger.” - #Empowerment45 Honoree, @ruben_diaz_jr 
We are honored to recognize #Bronx Borough President Diaz for his leadership and commitment to our Borough. Join us for our anniversary luncheon on Tuesday, May 7! •
LINK IN OUR BIO
Announcing the Growing Futures Summer Internship! 
This is a paid internship that introduces participants to community gardening, food security, and sustainability. Interns will grow, maintain, and harvest produce from five community gardens in the Northwest Bronx, including KHCC’s community garden!

Apply today at www.khcc-nyc.org/impact/growing-futures-summer-youth-internship
As KHCC continues to provide free therapy services to survivors of child sexual abuse and domestic violence, we look to @taranajaneen and the work of the @metoomvmt as an inspiration. We are honored to recognize Burke as a powerful leader, activist, thought-leader and exceptional Bronxite making a difference!

Join us May 7, 2019 as we honor Tarana Burke at #Empowerment45. Purchase your ticket, secure a table, and/or become an event sponsor via the LINK IN OUR BIO.
Thank you to City Winery NYC 🍷 for your generous wine donation for our 45th Anniversary Luncheon on May 7th at The Water Club!

Get your tickets today! Link in bio.
Tickets are officially on sale for our 45th Anniversary luncheon, “Empowerment 45: People | Opportunity | Progress” on Tuesday, May 7!

We’ll be celebrating our legacy of service in the #Bronx, and we’ll honor three outstanding leaders impacting areas important to our community:

Tarana Burke, founder of the @metoomvmt 
@ruben_diaz_jr , Bronx Borough President 
Steve Kimble, Chairman and CEO of @Deloitte Tax LLP. •

Over the next few weeks, get to know our honorees, but more importantly, help us run into the next 45 years by purchasing a ticket or making a donation via the LINK IN OUR BIO!
Happy Birthday KHCC! 
We celebrated our 45th anniversary by throwing it back to 1974! It was a fun-filled day complete with funky clothing, groovy accessories, and cool music! We’re so grateful for our staff! Because of them, we are still here! Cheers to another 45 years!
Another successful Career Night! ✔️ Thank you to our wonderful panelists for great insight and transparency! They shared career highs, challenges, and advice for students thinking about college.

Special shout out to our Youth Leadership Council, Marlene Delgado and Derwin Greene for making the night a success! •
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Today, we held a financial literacy workshop in partnership with @santanderbankus! Community members in attendance learned key tips, including cutting down debt. 
Look out for part two of these sessions! •
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Spring is officially here! 
We can’t smell the flowers just yet, but students in our Special Needs Program have started planting their seeds. Counting down! •
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#education #youth #teenprograms #spring #gardening #nutrition #foodaccess #KHCCares
We’ve got an attitude of gratitude! 
Thank you to @kingdmc and @jeffkoons for your continued support of KHCC, our kids, and our work in the #Bronx! •
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#nyc #dmc #rundmc #education #youth #youthleadership #teenprograms #jeffkoons #nycart #justinekoons #khccares
“We BELIEVE in our children [with intellectual and developmental disabilities] because YES they can do it. We set high standards for them and as a result they soar” - Hanna Gabris

Congrats again to our Special Needs Program Director Hajnalka "Hanna" Gabris! Hanna was honored at the @pasesetter awards dinner last night for her passionate advocacy for the development and empowerment of children with special needs. We are proud of you! #KHCCares
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