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What is Love? – By Alexandra Ramirez, 2016-2017 Shortstack Model

I wrote something that was inspired by a conversation I was having with Hal and my writing might make one of you guys smile or remember something positive or change your mind set so yeaaa that’s why I keep posting my blogs:   What is Love? Love is when you care for that person so much their suffering becomes yours. Love is when you feel like you can do anything with that person, you feel like you can fly, like you can [...]

Who Am I? – By 2017 Shortstack Model Alexandra Ramirez

Alex Marie, Shortstack Model, Photo by Infinity 88 Photography I don’t know who I am. I know my name is Alexandra Ramirez and I’m a 16-year-old girl, but I don’t know who I am as a person. I don’t know if I matter to anybody or if my life has any meaning. I’m so lost and I always been lost. I’ve been depressed for 4 years, since I’ve been 12 years old. I got abused for most of my life. [...]

Procratination, Anger, Blessings, Passion

Procrastination – A Short Blog by Hal Eisenberg – June 8, 2015

“Have a big enough heart to love unconditionally, and a broad enough mind to embrace the differences that make each of us unique.” ― D.B. Harrop What a random unexpected time to sit down and write a blog. I have not written public thoughts in awhile now, probably dating back to that ancient history we call “MySpace days”. I really should not be writing at all, with the annual Shortstack Fashion Show just a few weeks away, but this is [...]

shortstack, model, breaking the rules, youth leadership

Flurt: Shortstack Modeling Agency Dares to Break the Rules

It’s every girl’s dream, at one point or another, to become a model. Walking the runway, modeling clothes by famous designers, being on the cover of Vogue, Elle, Seventeen…what’s not to want? However, as much as being a cover girl may seem easy and breezy, so many things happen behind the scenes: Photoshop, body-shaming, height-shaming and the pressure to be and look like the ideal, just to name a few.

Spirituality and Leadership: How do they work together?

Our special guests, Hal Eisenberg and Patricia Budhan will discuss Spirituality and Leadership. Check Out Self Help Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Bare It All on BlogTalkRadio Patricia Budhan is from Queens, New York and is currently studying pre-med at Hofstra University with aspirations of being a cardiologist. She is also a Program Director for the non-profit organization called Windows of Opportunity and is coordinating a program called Shortstack. Shortstack is a self-esteem program that aims to break the rules [...]

Under New Leadership, Shortstack Modeling Begins Again Auditions Being Held for 9th Annual Fashion Show

Queens, NY— On Saturday September 27th, October 11th, and October 18th, Shortstack will be holding auditions for its 9th Annual Charity Fashion Show at Junior High School 190 (68-17 Austin Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375). Shortstack is an 8-month long self-esteem and modeling program for girls who do not meet the “normal” standards of the fashion industry. For years, girls have been rejected from the industry because they do not fit a certain criteria. Shortstack was created to change those [...]

cancer survivor, unsung hero, charity

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 [...]

Models to Help Haiti Recovery

http://www.timesledger.com The runway won’t end at the fashion show for these models. Two Queens organizations have teamed up to show off some haute couture clothing at a charity event this month — and then fly 10 of the models to Haiti where they will trade heels for construction boots and repair schools and churches damaged in the massive 2010 earthquake. “These girls are going to be working,” said Patricia Brintle, of From Here to Haiti, a Whitestone nonprofit that has been returning [...]