The Uni Project recently completed our 500th deployment in public space in New York City. (We’re celebrating with a group whale watch trip for all staff!) So, I wouldn’t call us a big nonprofit, but we aren’t exactly small anymore. As we grow, Leslie and I feel strongly that our operation should lift up New Yorkers […]
This afternoon, the Uni was hanging out on 125th St at Uptown Grand Central with old friends New Harlem East Merchants Association (our host) and new friends HYPOTHEkids (partners in our new EXPLORE cart, an open-air exploration of science). We wheeled into position from our new office space a block away. Science on the street in […]
Here’s a copy of our quarterly email newsletter (subscribe) that hit inboxes today: Dear Friends of the Uni, Sam here. It’s my turn to write our quarterly newsletter again. Let me get right to it: I’m writing to ask for your help. This summer, for the first time in the five-year history of the Uni […]
The Uni visited Washington Market Park this weekend! Thanks to our host Friends of Washington Market Park and partner Green Below 14.
Five years ago, the Uni Project brought our original Uni reading room—a six foot tower of books—to Red Hook as part of Sandy relief. This weekend, Leslie returned with an offspring of the tower, one of our reading room carts that now circulate the city. The specific cart that hit Red Hook operates in partnership […]
Back in Brownsville! The Uni portable reading room landed at a NYC DOT Weekend Walk, hosted by our friends at Pitkin Avenue BID. Uni Project participation made possible in part with funds from The Charles H. Revson Foundation.
The Uni portable reading room landed on Dekalb Ave (literally) for another great NYC DOT Weekend Walk, hosted by Save Our Streets Bed-Stuy. Reading and hanging out toether, where there are usually cars. I’ll take more of that please, NYC. Uni Project participation made possible in part with funds from The Charles H. Revson Foundation.
The Uni Project launched a one month residency in historic White Park, named for civil rights activist and author, Walter White (1893-1955). We’ll be here four Friday afternoons starting May 19, assisted by students from the Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem and Nightingale-Bamford School who are participating in the Youth Advisory Council program of […]