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Coming to America

Coming to America

Three immigrants from the Ivory Coast, Macedonia and Brazil tell their stories of how they fulfilled their American dreams.

Born for His Job

Born for His Job

By the time he was named the official Bronx Historian, Lloyd Ultan felt it was a job he had been preparing for all of his life.

CUNY Prep: A School to Drop Back In

CUNY Prep: A School to Drop Back In

It’s a place built on the idea that people deserve a second chance, a Bronx spot for potential losers to become winners, a school for dropouts to drop back in.

The Bronx Institute: Helping Students to Stay In School

The Bronx Institute: Helping Students to Stay In School

For Herminio Martinez, it all goes back to his youth. Helping young people pursue an education is his way of repaying the favor he received when he was a 14-year-old Cuban refugee struggling to learn the English language and enroll in a public New York middle school.

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