Educational Alliance has been helping people realize the American Dream for over 125 years. Today, we provide services to 50,000 New Yorkers annually at 18 locations in Lower Manhattan.
Join us in helping people build better lives through education, arts, health & wellness, and social services.

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

Sep 29, 2015

Two-Generation Approach to Equity and Excellence

On Wednesday September 16, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration's plans for new reforms for the City's public schools. At the core of his vision were two words, "equity and excellence." In his speech, the Mayor...

Aug 31, 2015

A BIG "Thank You" to Gap Stores!

Thanks to Gap Stores for helping us give youth great futures. Last month, during a weeklong promotion stores across the country, Gap raised $45,000 for Educational Alliance’s Boys and Girls Club youth....

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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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