Hope Line Resource Center Comes to Hunts Point

Last Friday, HPAC officially launched a partnership with the Hope Line Resource Center for Community Development. Hope Line will now come to our Early Childhood Center every Friday to distribute baby food, baby wipes, and around 4,000 diapers a month to families in the Hunts Point area. Thank you, Hope… Continue Reading ›

College Decision Day 2017

Last Thursday, May 11th, HPAC celebrated National College Decision Day at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem with 25 other academic non-profit organizations. The evening started off with breathtaking performances by the incredible Vy Higginsen’s Gospel for Teen Choir and Knoelle Higginsen and was followed by Keynote Speaker Carla Harris… Continue Reading ›

Next Week In Hunts Point: Shakespeare Ensemble Performance

The Hunts Point Shakespeare Ensemble is working hard in preparation for their Romeo and Juliet show this year. The scholars have spent months learning about Shakespeare and rehearsing their lines and they will finally be ready to showcase their talents on May 18th and 20th. The Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare… Continue Reading ›

Shakespeare Society Visits Family School Skills

Polar bear, Polar Bear, what do you hear? I hear Rhys reading to me! Family School Skills had a special visit yesterday from, Rhys McClelland, the Educational Director of the Shakespeare program at HPAC. Rhys made time for the HPAC babies even though he has a very busy schedule and… Continue Reading ›

2017 Cocktail Benefit

On Wednesday, April 26th, we held our annual Cocktail Benefit at Christie’s Auction House. Friends of HPAC came to this beautiful venue to celebrate the accomplishments of our wonderful Hunts Point Scholars. The Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble Chorus started the night off by performing a beautiful song called Nightingale… Continue Reading ›

2017 College And Career Day

On Saturday, March 18th, 2017, HPAC presented their 7th annual College and Career Day. 63 scholars had the opportunity to meet with 36 Career Volunteers from a range of professions. The volunteers spoke about the different educational and professional paths that led them to their career choices and the scholars… Continue Reading ›

Activist New York Exhibition

On February 12th, 2017 HPAC’s mentors met their mentees at the Museum of the City of New York. The morning started with an exciting tour of the Activist New York exhibition, where we learned how activists have influenced and changed New York through time. All students were very engaged and… Continue Reading ›

HPAC Scholars Celebrate Holidays with Gratitude

This holiday season, more than 90 Hunts Point students received gifts through the generosity of the New York community. All students are HPAC Scholars enrolled in early childhood programming, Readers to Leaders after school program, and the Family Project. This celebration of holiday joy was made possible through the New York… Continue Reading ›