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Epicenter is hiring a Project Manager

Epicenter NYC seeks an entrepreneurial, highly organized, and experienced Project Manager for our events and community engagement efforts. This position would work with both our internal team and external partners, including the City of New York and neighborhood organizations. Our expectation is approximately 10 to 20 hours per week for this contract-1099 role.

What’s really going on with NYC crime

Felipe! I’m really grateful for all you do and humoring me, the publisher of Epicenter, asking basic questions and not even pretending it’s for a friend.  I’ve been struck by the conversation around crime in New York City lately and whether it’s safe for us to ride the subways, walk around at night, or even…

The NY Indian Film Festival’s can’t-miss movies

There’s so much more to India’s film industry than Bollywood. That’s abundantly clear in the New York Indian Film Festival’s lineup.  Epicenter is a proud media sponsor of the film festival, which takes place Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2 at the Village East by Angelika. We have a limited number of free tickets…

One student launched a petition to change next year’s school calendar

The 2024-25 school year calendar is live, and one Brooklyn student noticed something that doesn’t quite make sense. Winter break is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, December 24 and run through the following Wednesday, January 1. This means that Monday, December 23 is a one-day week. So, seventh grader Isaac Regnier took things into his…

The rejection of pomp and circumstance

The Class of 2024 has lost so much. Don’t take away their graduation, too! That’s the refrain from folks concerned about the numerous cancellations of that all-important rite of walking in a cap and gown to collect a diploma. After all, this particular cohort of undergraduates missed that opportunity four years ago—just weeks after the…

NYCHA is reopening its Section 8 waitlist in June

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waitlist will reopen in June after being closed for 15 years. Eligible New Yorkers can apply to the housing program from midnight on June 3 through 11:59 p.m. on June 9. Those who need help with the application can call NYCHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Application Hotline from Monday,…

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