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Advancing New York City Through Research

Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City is a research-based educational organization that adapts to the evolving needs of communities, families, and individuals by engaging them in experiential learning opportunities. The organization brings...

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4. About 300 schoolchildren jammed all corners of Public School 21 as part of the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day that reached an...

Urban 4-H: Changing Minds, Changing Lives

Story and Photography by Melissa Cheri A high-tech agricultural lab. Produce grown without soil. High school students in white lab coats running experiments—four floors above the metal detectors that greet them each morning. All in the middle of New York...

CUCE-NYC Intern Aims To Improve The World One Step At A Time

By Kinga Raynaud I am thrilled to have been a CUCE-NYC intern because the experience I gained during my internship was invaluable. I truly enjoyed working with a motivated and talented team of CUCE-NYC nutrition educators. My charismatic instructor Linda Ameroso...

Are You Healthy Or Not?

Story by Eileen Chen Photos by CPC Pike Street SACCC staff and summer youth This summer Mr. Maurice Held, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City community educator, came and taught the students at P.S.2 about nutrition. Students learned...

Green Machines Help NYC Schools

Story by Kritika Kulshrestha Photo by Lisa Narloch Recycled computers and other office equipment from the College of Human Ecology has gained a second life at several New York City schools and churches, helping to advance Cornell’s sustainability mission. Working...

Urban 4-H: Changing Minds, Changing Lives

Story and Photography by Melissa Cheri A high-tech agricultural lab. Produce grown without soil. High school students in white lab coats running experiments—four floors above the metal detectors that greet them each morning. All in the middle of New York City’s...

What You Need To Know About The New Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture released Jan. 7 the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which provides evidence-based nutrition recommendations and keeps people informed about making healthy food choices....

In Memory Of Dymond Cathcart

In Memory Of Dymond Cathcart 1993-2015Dymond was one of the longest serving members of the ACT Youth Network in New York City, and remained active as a young adult. We are grateful for all she gave to the Youth Network. She made a difference. We mourn her...

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