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Meet Our 2014 Unsung Hero Rich Canci

The Barbara Harmon Unsung Hero Award was founded in memory of an incredible woman who never received nor wanted any credit for her countless hours of community service, charity contributions and volunteerism. She made a difference in the lives that crossed her own, from working with babies addicted to crack to being at the World Trade Center and assisting however she could for 6 months straight after the tragedy of 9/11. Sadly, due to an illness brought on directly [...]

Windows of Opportunity: A Talk with Hal Eisenberg

You. Better. With Julia Maddox. Two weeks ago I had the honor of interviewing one of the great leaders of New York City, Hal Eisenberg.  The work his non-profit organization, Windows of Opportunity, has done for the youth of Queens is nothing short of exceptional. How does he do it? He walks the walk and he talks the talk, and he invites the youth of Queens to do the same. With successful programs like Rock Ur Heart Out, the Shortstack Modeling Program, WOO Films, and The Inner [...]