ADAPT’s Pop-Up Access to Health Informational Events Across NYC

Throughout the month of June, ADAPT Community Network hosted four Access to Health pop-up events across the city. Each event took place in a different borough: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. This initiative was funded by a grant from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Speaker Adrienne Adams and the New […]

Celebrating ADAPT Community Networks 2022 Graduates

As another school year winds down, it’s important to reflect on all the hard work and accomplishments of all our students, especially our graduates. Graduation is not only an important milestone; it also is a testament to the achievement that have been made throughout their time at ADAPT Community Network.   Our teachers and staff […]

Radical Joy Ball Performed at Whitney Museum of American Art

Back by popular demand, ADAPT Community Network hosted their second Radical Joy Ball. This year there were two events to commemorate LGBTQ+ individuals within our community. The Radical Joy Ball celebrates the pride of self-expression. At this event we highlighted disability and LGBTQ+ pride. We recognize, honor, and celebrate those within our community who are […]

ADAPT Collaborates with Positive Exposure to Promote a More Inclusive World

ADAPT is excited to collaborate with Positive Exposure, a non-profit organization that promotes an inclusive world through photography, film, educational programs, exhibitions, lectures and workshops. Positive Exposure and ADAPT will be working on 5 FRAME (Faces Redefining the Art of Medical Education) Films that will work towards an improved healthcare workforce with a better understanding […]

Disability Rights Activist Willie Mae Goodman Honored on Her 91ST Birthday

Over 150 people, including New York State officials, provider organizations, and parents, attended a community block party on May 11th in Harlem, New York City, celebrating the accomplishments of the incredible Willie Mae Goodman, a disability rights activist on her 91st birthday. The event was hosted by Miss Goodman, whose life of advocacy began when […]