We are nearing the end of another amazing and transformative year with the women of SMART. Our 15th annual graduation will take place on Wednesday, June 26th, and the Save the Date information is below. We hope that you can participate in a wonderful day celebrating the many accomplishments of our participants and see the power of SMART . . . → Read More: SMART University’s 15th Annual Graduation
A Message from Susan Rodriguez, SMART’s Founding Director:
It is with great sorrow and heartbreak that I share the extremely sad news of the passing of John Falkenberg on May 1st 2013. He was truly a giant among us, a genius and a brilliant human being who was as humble as he was smart. He never wanted . . . → Read More: Sad news from SMART
We are so proud that we were recognized in a Daily News article on April 25, 2013 for our new project, SMART’s Mobile Cooking Classroom. The project was chosen by the residents of District 8 to receive funding through Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito’s office and the Participatory Budgeting Process. Check out the great article here and see it below.
. . . → Read More: “The SMART way to eat” — We’re in the Daily News!
Residents voting in Mott Haven/South Bronx.
The SMART Mobile Cooking Classroom was chosen as one of the projects for District 8′s Participatory Budgeting process! The winning projects were announced Monday night by Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito alongside special guest Carmen Yulin Cruz Soto, the Mayor of San Juan. After celebrating our win, we are excited to . . . → Read More: WE WON!!!
SMART is spreading the word about Participatory Budgeting process! It is a unique opportunity for residents of participating NYC Council Members to have a voice in the distribution of our tax dollars for community projects. SMART is located within District 8, led by one of these pioneer Council Members, Melissa Mark-Viverito. We have been actively involved . . . → Read More: District 8: The Community Vote Is Almost Here!
Click here to read our . . . → Read More: SMART University Spring 2013 e-Newsletter
Start Date: April 5, 2013
End Date: May 24, 2013
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: SMART’s Office
1751 Park Ave, 3rd Floor
New York, New York 10035
(Between 121st & 122nd Streets)
Schedule: 10:30am – 11:00am Light Refreshments
11:00am – 1:00pm Class
1:00pm – 2:00pm Support Group/LUNCH
You must come in for an intake prior to attending class for . . . → Read More: SMART University Spring 2013
SMART is excited to be a part of District 8′s Participatory Budgeting process, also known as PB. New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito is one of 8 Council Members involved in PB this year. She started the PB experience as one of 4 trailblazers that initiated this project last year. It was such a success . . . → Read More: SMART gets involved with District 8′s Participatory Budgeting process
SMART is excited to share our involvement in the Participatory Budgeting process with New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito. This is the second year that Council Member Mark-Viverito has participated in engaging the residents of District 8 to vote on the distribution of over $1 million in capital funds. Susan Rodriguez, SMART’s Founding Director, is . . . → Read More: SMART Goes Mobile!
SMART is working with New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Participatory Budgeting Process for District 8. We created a video to talk about our project and share the importance of nutrition and healthy eating for . . . → Read More: Vote for SMART’s Kitchen Table: Mobile Cooking Classroom