Showing entries tagged with: fordham-university
February 15, 2023
Remembering 1983 in the Bronx: Jim Buckley Interviews Brian Byrne and Jim Mitchell
UNHP's founding executive director looks back at our creation with the two people who were there at the beginning; Jim Mitchell then Director of BUILD and Brian Byrne a key player from Fordham University. Fordham played a key role in UNHP's creation.
September 27, 2022
The Northwest Bronx Resource Center Shines: Summer 2022
UNHP reflects back on the summer events and successes of the Northwest Bronx Resource Center (NWBRC) to bring financial and housing resources to our Bronx community.
March 25, 2020
Cut Short, UNHP Tax Program, Helped Bronxites File for Free
Despite the need to close our NYC Free Tax Prep Program on March 14th due to the rising health concerns from COVID 19, UNHP was able to assist 920 low-to moderate income Bronx residents file their taxes for free and access on-site financial and affordable housing services.
January 4, 2020
From the Peace Corps to the Bronx to the World: IPED Fellows at UNHP
Since 2006, UNHP has welcomed Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows from Fordham’s International Political Economy and Development (IPED) Master’s program as three-semester interns. Fordham University offers the Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellowship to selected returned Peace Corps volunteers. The Fellowship Program has benefited both the Fellows and UNHP.
December 17, 2019
15th Anniversary of Prestigious Peace Corps Fellowship at Fordham University
On Friday, December 13th, Fordham University celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the Paul D. Coverdell US Peace Corps Fellowship Program at the University. UNHP as a community partner and internship site was invited and acknowledged at the luncheon.
October 28, 2019
Volunteers + Partners + Bronxites = Successful 2019 Bronxtober Fest!
29 Fordham University and Manhattan College student volunteers + 10 community partners + 2 housing workshops + 151 Bronxites + UNHP = 1 productive day for all at UNHP's 3rd annual Bronxtober Resource Fest!
April 25, 2019
UNHP’s 2019 #MoreThanTaxes Free Tax Preparation Program
Another tax season for UNHP's Free Tax Preparation Program has ended. Working with our partners and volunteers, UNHP assisted over 1,500 tax filers with free, professional tax preparation and so much more!
November 7, 2018
The CRA at a Crossroads Forum Featured a Speech by FDIC Martin J. Gruenberg, Community Development Panel and a Large Crowd
UNHP was one of the sponsors of the 10/29/18 CRA at a Crossroads Forum; Understanding the Impact and Ensuring the Future of the Community Reinvestment Act. The well-attended Forum was held at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University and featured a speech by FDIC Board member Martin J. Gruenberg and a community development panel.
October 23, 2018
Affordable Housing Lottery Main Draw for UNHP 2018 Bronxtober Fest
On Saturday, October 20th, UNHP held its 2nd annual Bronxtober Fest – offering a wide range of on-the-spot assistance for the crowd of over 80 Bronx residents. Thanks to our Fordham University and Manhattan College student volunteers, over 60 attendees enrolled in Housing Connect, NYC’s online affordable housing lottery.
March 16, 2018
So Far So Good – UNHP Bronx Free Tax Program on Track for Success!
With 13 UNHP Free Tax Preparation days behind us, 1,000 tax filers assisted and seven more service days in front of us, UNHP can proudly say that we are meeting, and possibly exceeding, our goals for our 2018 program.