Join us on February, 25th 2015


We are looking forward to our fourth annual  Cocktail Benefit on February 25, 2015. This year, we will be celebrating HPAC Scholar Margaret Carrasco with an award presented by Dr. Nathan Kase, Dean Emeritus of the Carl Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, where she is a first year… Continue Reading ›

HPAC Community Service Team at POTS

Chelsea and Tony hard at work washing dishes in the kitchen

On Sunday, January 25th, the HPAC Community Service Team, lead by Ms. Thayer, volunteered at Part of the Solution (POTS), a  Bronx-based soup kitchen.  This particular community service project is very popular among HPAC scholars and they volunteer several times a year, helping with the preparation and serving.  Both POTS… Continue Reading ›

Songcorps Winter Performance at PS 48


Songcorps brought the house down at their holiday performance at PS 48 in December. Highlights included the 4th grade ensemble performing Guantanamera in Spanish, and the 5th grade ensemble’s moving rendition of Lean on Me.

Three Kings Celebration

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For the third year in a row, Hunts Point children were visited by the Three Kings. The Three Kings dress in traditional clothing and share the story of the holiday, in addition to presenting every child with a special gift and a great photo opportunity. This year, the celebration was… Continue Reading ›

Afterschool Volunteers Make a Difference


Two volunteers have joined the Readers to Leaders team at PS 48. Ms. Susie and Ms. Katherine join Ms. Jessica and Ms. Hidaliz on Wednesday afternoons to offer one on one instruction to the first grade students who participate in the program.

BronxNet Features HPAC’s Executive Director


As part of the BronxNet’s series featuring non-profits that make a difference, Krystal was invited to discuss HPAC’s vision, student and family programming, and the work of our Alliance. The interview provides an excellent introduction to HPAC and overview of HPAC’s work. The video can be view on BronxNet.