Videos from Union Settlement
Jose talks about immigrating from Mexico to New York City and becoming a DREAMer.
Yvette opens up about being a single mother of two, and what it took to join the medical field.
Roynisha talks about going from a high school drop out to a future college student.
For over 100 years, Union Settlement has provided a resource for NYC’s East Harlem neighborhood. One of the most vibrant and interconnected communities in this big city, El Barrio has been a melting pot for so many cultures and ethnicities, a neighborhood alive with neon-colored murals, salsa music, and a rich and deep heritage.
But it’s a community that has also struggled for equal resources and educational opportunities, counseling and health care services.
Union Settlement serves as the helping hand for many in our communities who are invisibilized: the sick, the poor, the immigrants, the elderly and disabled, who are often ignored when they should have the chance to thrive.