28-year-old Lantern supportive housing resident Danielle Hawkins has published her debut novel, Scandalous.
Lantern is delighted to announce that Eric Rosenbaum will join the organization on April 17th, 2017 as Chief Executive Officer of both Lantern Community Services and Lantern Organization.
When Doreen moved into Lantern's Prospero Hall, her diabetes and high blood pressure were being exacerbated by the fact that she wasn't eating properly. Fresh Food Box changed that.
On International Women's Day 2017, Lantern Community Services champions the vital contribution of women to our organization, and social services more broadly.
Lantern was excited to take part in Bombas socks' 60K Day, receiving 1,000 pairs of socks to give out free to our residents.
On March 1st, three Lantern staff members joined The Network's "Legislative Advocacy Day" in Albany, to share with legislators the impact of supportive housing and urge them to honor their commitments to fund more.
All this month, Lantern has been honoring the history and identity of our clients and staff with Black History Month participatory events, art-making, and film festivals.
With the winter dragging on, February can be a particularly tough month to stay on top of your wellness goals. So to help our clients stay motivated through to the spring, we've introduced a healthy dose of competition.
Lantern Community Services is concerned that recent execuctive orders will have a negative impact on our staff, on our clients, and on our effectiveness as a non-profit whose mission is to serve people impacted by homelessness in New York City.
With both gratitude and sadness, Lantern Community Services announces that after three years of transformative leadership, Laura Lazarus will depart as Executive Director at the end of this month.