Educational Alliance has been helping people realize the American Dream for over 127 years. Today, we provide services to 50,000 New Yorkers annually at 17 locations in Lower Manhattan.
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Featured Programs

College Access & Success
An innovative two-generation approach to Head Start education.
College Prep
Providing academic guidance and support to teens.
Project ORE
Helping vulnerable New Yorkers get a hot meal.
Art School
Offering the best in art education.
Head Start
At the forefront of early childhood education.

Latest News

Dec 22, 2016

An Open Letter to New York

A message to Educational Alliance supporters and community members from President & CEO Alan van Capelle Friends,I am writing you today with a sense of urgency as the values...

Nov 08, 2016

A message from our middle school girls on election day

The Huffington Post interviewed girls at our Boys & Girls Club at Tomkins Square Middle School to get their thoughts on the presidential election. What a great reminder of how special it is to be able to vote! Click to...

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Campus Map

We have almost 20 locations in the Lower East Side and East Village, from community centers, gyms, camps, schools, & treatment centers. Find a location nearest you.


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Event Calendar

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