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Bailey’s Cafe Community College Fund

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As the cost of college rises, it has become more and more difficult for many of the young people who have participated in Bailey’s programs to enter and sustain their college careers.  During the summer of 2012, when we were engaged …

Precious Pearls: Bailey’s Cafe’s Girls Program

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During the summer of 2012, Bailey’s work focused on addressing the concerns of girls and young women, ages 7 to 18. Participants examined issues of self-knowledge and empowerment as well as the process of growing consciously from a girl to …

African Burial Ground

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On Juneteenth 2009, Bailey’s Cafe, students, elders and other community members gathered at the African Buriel Ground in Lower Manhattan, to visit this sacred site and to reenact a play created by the our youth theatre troupe in response to …

Bailey’s Cafe Intergenerational Oral History Project

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Begun in January 2006, our Intergenerational Oral History Project is a work in progress, which we see evolving over the next year.  The full title of the project as originally conceived is:  Preserving the Past: Exploring the Future:  an Intergenerational …