Treasures of New York

Settlement Houses

Special | 56m 51s Video has closed captioning.

The 37 vibrant settlement houses under the umbrella of United Neighborhood Houses provide help and new opportunities to residents of all ages and from every walk of life in the five boroughs of New York City. This film explores the 130-year history of the settlement house movement and reveals how organizations like Henry Street Settlement and Union Settlement remain integral to New York City.

Aired: 11/17/16

Rating: NR

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