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Commissioner Hansell Launches Graham’s “O.U.R Place”, First of Three Family Enrichment Centers
(April 5, 2018) 

Commissioner David A. Hansell was joined by Graham Windham CEO Jess Dannhauser, ACS and provider agency staff and community leaders for the launch of Graham’s “O.U.R. Place,” the first of three innovative Family Enrichment Centers in NYC to provide families and communities with comprehensive services. Named by community members O.U.R. (Organizing to be United + Resilient) Place is located in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx and is managed by Graham. The New York Times got a preview of O.U.R. Place a few weeks ago and it was prominently featured here.  Click here to read more.

Jess Dannhauser joins AOL’s BUILD Series to discuss Graham SLAM and The Eliza Project 
(February 6, 2018)

Graham SLAM (Support, Lead, Achieve, and Model) is one of Graham’s most notable programs, because it offers participants support until the age of 25 – even if they are no longer part of the child welfare system. The program coaches and guides children and adolescents in the foster care or juvenile justice systems (or at risk of entering the system) through high school, college or vocational school, and their search for a living-wage career. Click here to watch Jess’ interview.

Smithsonian adds Eliza Hamilton’s portrait to its collection
(November 7, 2017)

The portrait, which hung at the Graham School in New York since the early 1900s, is the first artifact related to Eliza Hamilton in the D.C. museum’s collection. “The connection between Eliza Hamilton and the musical Hamilton shows philanthropy’s collaborative power and the American ideals of participation, resourcefulness and shared responsibility that continue to shape a distinctive form of giving in our nation,” said John Gray, the Elizabeth MacMillan director of the National Museum of American History. A discussion about the connection between Eliza Hamilton’s and the Hamilton cast’s philanthropic efforts with Graham via The Eliza Project is available in this video.

Morgan Marcell, original Hamilton cast, debuts The Eliza Project Documentary
(November 7, 2017)

Watch this first look at Sharing Our Stories: The Eliza Project, a 10 minute Short Documentary about the inception, purpose and hopeful legacy of The Eliza Project, co-founded by Philippa Soo (original ‘Eliza Hamilton,’ Hamilton) and Morgan Marcell. Featuring Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Lin-Manuel Miranda and our students. Click here to read more.

Graham’s President and CEO, Jess Dannhauser talks about Eliza Hamilton’s Legacy
(October 5, 2017)

Learn more about our history in this great interview with our President and CEO via WNET’s MetroFocus. Click here to watch the interview.

DA Vance Invests $1.875 Million to Support Our Graham SLAM Program
(October 5, 2017)

District Attorney Vance is helping to build persistence and determination in our young people which leads to their success. We are inspired by today’s announcement and deeply grateful for DA Vance’s investment in our Graham SLAM program, which has 52 kids in college today. His profound belief in our young people will make a life-changing difference in hundreds more young lives.”  Click here to read more.

Charlie Rose: A look at one of the oldest orphanages in the country
(August 02, 2017)

Learn more about our history and mission in this great interview with Luis A. Miranda, Jr. founding partner at MirRam Group and Jeffrey Seller, producer of Hamilton: An American Musical via The Charlie Rose Show. Watch interview.

Graham’s Community School at PS/MS123 featured in Education Week
(July 11, 2017) 

NYC’s Community Schools Initiative, which provides services like counseling, dental care and vision screening in school buildings has decreased absenteeism in many schools .  Click here to learn more.

Graham Windham Announces Complete Learning Technology Overhaul From HP
(May 4, 2017) 

HP will provide our historic Graham School with a brand new, fully equipped learning studio technology center, student PCs & educational tools to support both teachers and students at the historic campus in Westchester County, NY.   Click here to read more.