Donated backpacks set 220 kids up for school success

A child who lives at Lantern's Cedars Hall proudly shows his donated backpack, in front of a palm tree made by another Lantern resident

220 children living in five Lantern buildings started the new school year with new backpacks and essential school supplies, thanks to the generous support of the Laura B. Vogler Foundation and Coalition for the Homeless' Project: Back to School. For families struggling on extremely low incomes, finding the money for all the supplies their kids … Continue reading Donated backpacks set 220 kids up for school success

Lindenguild gets out the vote

Lantern's Lindenguild residents and staff participate in a Voter Registration Drive

Twenty residents were registered to vote at Lantern's Lindenguild Hall last week, in an all-day Voter Registration Drive. Across the country, people who are the least financially secure are also the least likely to vote, or otherwise engage in politics. Lindenguild is in the Claremont neighborhood of the Bronx, and Program Director Jessica Rosado says … Continue reading Lindenguild gets out the vote

Lindenguild artists record their artistic journeys for MoMA exhibit

Lantern resident Richard Moses recording his story as part of the Museum of Modern Art video art project

June 28, 2016 - Thanks to our ongoing community partnership with the Museum of Modern Art, two Lantern clients visited the museum last week to contribute to a digital media project inspired by a current exhibit - Moroccan French artist Bouchra Khalili's Mapping Journey Project. Khalili's work explores concepts of journeys, immigration and borders, and … Continue reading Lindenguild artists record their artistic journeys for MoMA exhibit