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  • People’s History of the Bronx: Starts Nov 1st!

    By / October 24, 2016 / Uncategorized

    “People’s History of the Bronx” Youth Program Orientation starts Tuesday, Nov 1st, 4-6pm At Bronx Social Center (970 Prospect Ave, left basement entrance) Download PDF application here, and email bxsocialcenter@gmail.com! The “People’s History of the Bronx” is an after-school program that gives the opportunity to high school students looking to complete their community service hours… [read more]

  • Cookout Kicks Off Summer 2016

    By / May 15, 2016 / Uncategorized

    We kicked off summer 2016 with a cookout at the center, which included a flea market, free health screenings, and presentations by all the programs running out of the space.

  • We Have A Sign

    By / April 19, 2016 / Uncategorized

    Some paint, some sealer, some hard work–and we have a sign outside the center! And, it can be put up and taken down by hand any time.

  • Supporting Friends, Family and Comrades Behind Bars

    By / March 19, 2016 / Uncategorized

    The Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee–the only union for incarcerated workers in the U.S.–meets out of the social center once a month. They recently hosted an event on the ongoing prisoner strikes in Texas and Alabama, and are working to build support in our communities for a national prisoner strike this September. Learn how you can… [read more]

  • February is Tech Month

    By / February 25, 2016 / Uncategorized

    This February the center hosted Tech Month, a series of events themed around creative community uses of technology. Workshops included how to use social media to combat negative imagery of womyn, using mapping software to create community gardens, how to build your own cloud server, and how to make “soft circuits” integrating circuitry and fabrics…. [read more]

  • First Open Mic of the New Year

    By / January 2, 2016 / Uncategorized

    Packed house for the first Live From The Underground open mic of 2016! The Bronx Social Center will be hosting these open mics on the first friday of every month from here until infinity.

  • A Library Grows in the BX

    By / September 30, 2015 / Uncategorized

    The Bronx Social Center now officially has a lending library, thanks to generous donations from Verso Press, PM Press, AK Press, and the center’s volunteers. We have titles on the following themes: Black Struggle Women’s Studies Latin American Studies African Studies Middle East Studies Art and Culture Socialism and Anarchism Fiction Poetry Philosophy Children’s Books… [read more]

  • We’re ready: Grand Opening Friday Aug 21st

    By / August 16, 2015 / Uncategorized

    After getting the assist with drywall from a crew of youth learning construction, and putting in a lot of hours ourselves painting and cleaning, the time has come: the Bronx Social Center is ready to open! The opening will feature a cookout, a martial arts demonstration, and an art opening into the night. Check Facebook event… [read more]

  • Paint rollers and headlamps

    By / August 14, 2015 / Uncategorized

    We’ve been hard at work painting the space. Lots of help from our young friend with the safety goggles and headlamp (how else could we see where we need to paint?). Also met an awesome crew of artists from down the block to collaborate with. Stoked.

  • We get by with a little help from our comrades

    By / June 20, 2015 / Uncategorized

    This week, with the help of a friend with a truck, the Bx Social Center organizing crew took a voyage down to a distant land (Brooklyn). We picked up some chairs, speakers, a desk and a folding table from Film Biz Recycling, which is going out of business. Unfortunately, we hit rush hour on the… [read more]

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