HPAC Recognized by the Rite Aid KidCents Foundation

On Tuesday, February 16th, HPAC was recognized as a part of the “Big Hearts Give” program through the Rite Aid KidCents Foundation.  HPAC has been a designated Rite Aid KidCents Charity since September 2014.  During that time, Rite Aid Wellness+ members have been able to round up the cost of their purchases… Continue Reading ›

ECE Scholars Create Art With Their Favorite Sight Words

In HPAC’s Reader to Leaders after school program at Hyde Leadership Charter School, some of the youngest scholars participate in “Site Word Mondays.”  They tell Ms. Reina, our ECE Lead Teacher, their favorite sight word and she writes them down. Then the scholars read the word, build it using yarn,… Continue Reading ›

HPAC Parent Writing Workshop

On Wednesday evening, January 27th, six HPAC parents (one is actually an HPAC grandparent!) convened for a two-hour writing workshop conducted by Alicia Anabel Santos, founder of the NYC Latina Writers group. The theme of the two-session workshop is Parents as Storytellers. At the end of the second session, each… Continue Reading ›


On Sunday, November 22nd, the HPAC Community Service Team (CST)  served at one of their favorite volunteer sites, Part of the Solution (POTS). Scholars, Chabely and Britnney, and HPAC Young Fellows, Aimee and Meredith, had the daunting task of making salad for over 400 people! The rest of the volunteers… Continue Reading ›

Family Project Holiday Meeting

On November 23rd, the Family Project hosted a November meeting, including dinner and a turkey giveaway. During the meeting, parents were recognized for all of the incredible work they do both inside and outside of the home, particularly the energy they put into supporting their children’s success in all areas. Family… Continue Reading ›

FSS Fall Celebration

ECE celebrated the completion of another successful Family School Skills session.  Both parents and children worked hard (through play!) to develop the skills needed for school readiness. Congratulations, everyone!        

HPAC Goes to the Big Apple Circus

On Sunday, November 15th, a group of Hunts Point children and families attended the Big Apple Circus as the distinguished guests of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Every child and parent enjoyed popcorn, soda, and candy, as well as the main event: an extravaganza under the big tent! The emcee… Continue Reading ›