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​School Segregation in New York City?

New York City has the largest and most ethnically diverse public school district in the country. ​However, it is also one of the most segregated school districts as evidenced by ​recent data from the New School’s Center for New York City Affairs. A recent report​ illustrates that ​despite increasing gentrification in NYC, ​schools in ethnically… Read more

Crain’s Profiles Elmezzi!

Crain’s recently profiled the Elmezzi Foundation in a piece called “Low-Key Funder’s Big Boro Boost.” The article highlights Elmezzi’s continued efforts to increase educational opportunities, advance medical care and research, as well as the ground-breaking initiatives that we started over the years to ensure that youth in Western Queens have the necessary resources to be… Read more

Elmezzi Has a New Grantee!

As of this past summer, Elmezzi has one new grantee! Our new grantee is Theater of the Oppressed NYC. They will be partnering with AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) this fall to bring workshops to folks who use services at ACQC. Their work will directly impact folks in LIC and Astoria with their programming… Read more

Elmezzi & Mt. Sinai to Improve Community Health in Astoria

The Elmezzi Foundation was recognized for its commitment to innovative healthcare initiatives and investment in the LIC and Astoria communities. The Times Ledger published an article that outlined how Elmezzi’s grant of $100,000 to Mt. Sinai Queens is allowing them to run an individualized, culturally sensitive population management health initiative. This initiative contributes to a model… Read more