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Ayllu Times

Road to Uni (Camino a la Uni) es una fundación dirigida a estudiantes de high school y padres de familia, que enseña a la comunidad latina lo que…

NBC News

Edafe Okporo fled his homeland in 2016 after he was subjected to homophobic violence. He’s now helping others who are looking to build…

AM New York Metro

From the time she was young, Sutton Cole King was very connected to her Native American culture.


While people of color make up roughly 66% of New York City’s public school system, highly competitive schools only enroll…

The Bronx Free Press

When Nelson Luna was still in high school, he was asked if he had any white friends. Luna grew up shuttling between his grandmother’s…

Queens Latino

Alegre, descompilado y amigable, así percibe su comunidad al Padre Michael López, sacerdote de la parroquia católica de Todos los Santos en…

Queens County Politics

Father Mike Lopez’s work with the homeless began with a case of mistaken identity.

Kings County Politics

David Prize finalists Dr. Suzette Brown and Dr. Robert Gore discuss trauma and racism as a barrier to improving care for all New Yorkers.

New York Times

That’s the promise from organizers of the David Prize, a new contest that is seeking applicants with the best ideas of how to make life in New….

Fox 5 New York

New Yorkers who have a bold vision to make the city a better brighter place may want to apply for The David Prize, a million-dollar initiative…

Spectrum News NY1

A billionaire wants to give New Yorkers $200,000, no strings attached. The catch? Make a powerful difference in the city you love.

DC 37 Podcast

An interview with The David Prize Executive Director Erika Boll elaborates on the annual award for NYC’s “boldest visionaries.”


New York City is getting its own version of the MacArthur “genius” grant.


Last week the Walentas Family Foundation announced “The David Prize,” a new $1 million award program that will support five…

Smart Cities World

Annual prize will award $200,000 to five “trailblazing individuals” who contribute to the social, environmental, economic, and cultural…


The David Prize invites New Yorkers who love, work and live in one of the five boroughs to submit their best ideas to make the city a…


Applications are open for the David Prize through December 1. The prize celebrates five New Yorkers who uniquely contribute to the…

Harlem World

Harlem business owner, Atim Annette Oton announced today in her Calabar Gallery newsletter that she is an advisor for The…