Gilberto Cintron

East Harlem

East Harlem, USA Born in Mother Cabrini hospital New York, NY. First 2 years of life lived on West 103rd Street. At the age of 2 my family moved into the Thomas Jefferson Houses in East Harlem, part of the NYC Housing Authority and soon thereafter referred to as “the projects.” This was a mixed  […]

A Video About the Young Lords

The Young Lords The Young Lords: From a Garbage Offensive to Occupying the Church on East 111th Street in East Harlem, NY. The Young Lords were a radical group founded by Puerto Rican college students and modeled on the Black Panther Party of California. It was late July 1969, New York City Sanitation workers were […]

History of Social Work

National Association of Social Work (NASW)   History of Social Work:: Since the first social work class was offered in the summer of 1898 at Columbia University, social workers have led the way developing private and charitable organizations to serve people in need. Social workers continue to address the needs of society and bring our […]

Trenton New Jersey My New Hometown

Mayor Eric Jackson Announces A New Initiative Trenton NJ is now my new home. I moved In November 2015. I have moved around a lot in my life and have found that the best way to acclimate into a new environment is by  getting involved. As a citizen of this country it my civic duty, I […]