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August 10, 2017

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow...

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader | August 10, 2017

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow gardeners, at P.S. 33 establishing a garden for children to learn and cultivate in, with...

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June 29, 2017

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July...

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight | June 29, 2017

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July 12 from 6 – 9 pm as we “look back” at the history of New York from...

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May 1, 2017

High Line Bloomers: Green Council’s Spring Break Intensive Experience

By Darnell and Stephanie, Green Council Leaders

Spring has sprung: flowers are blooming, birds are returning, and Green Council members are getting their first taste of the summer work ahead of them....

High Line Bloomers: Green Council’s Spring Break Intensive Experience

By Darnell and Stephanie, Green Council Leaders | May 1, 2017

Spring has sprung: flowers are blooming, birds are returning, and Green Council members are getting their first taste of the summer work ahead of them. During their spring break, Green Council worked on the High Line with the gardeners...

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April 19, 2017

Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano

The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park. Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line...

Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano | April 19, 2017

The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park. Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line Educators, Green Council is a paid education and job-training program that offers local...

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March 28, 2017

Participatory Budgeting: Grassroots Democracy at Work

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano

How would you spend $1 million? That’s the question New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process asks residents in more than 30...

Participatory Budgeting: Grassroots Democracy at Work

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano | March 28, 2017

How would you spend $1 million? That’s the question New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process asks residents in more than 30 districts all around the city. PB is a democratic process in which community members...

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August 31, 2016

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in...

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran | August 31, 2016

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in Hell’s Kitchen, Wanaqua Garden in the Bronx, and P.S 33 Chelsea Prep. What made...

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August 9, 2016

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High...

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez | August 9, 2016

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High Line at 10th Ave & 14th Street. Teens dancing to DJ Robi D Light at our Wanderland...

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July 7, 2016

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a...

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez | July 7, 2016

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a journey with the Teen Arts and Culture Council (TACC) at our Wanderland Teen Night...

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July 6, 2016

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member...

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

July 6, 2016

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member Darren Walker in an op-ed that appeared in the July 5, 2016 edition of The New York...

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August 6, 2015

Good Vibes at High Line Teen Night

By Teen Arts Council Leaders and Teen Programs Staff

Dancing our way through hundreds of teens, singing along to our favorite songs, and watching performers bring music to life through incredible dance...

Good Vibes at High Line Teen Night

By Teen Arts Council Leaders and Teen Programs Staff | August 6, 2015

Dancing our way through hundreds of teens, singing along to our favorite songs, and watching performers bring music to life through incredible dance moves were among the highlights of the first High Line teen night of the summer. We are...

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