A Student Reveals His Own Secret
Hideki’s classmates at St. George’s School on Staten Island already knew his lighthearted giggles, contagious smile and lively spirit could brighten any day, but thanks to a recent roundtable experience, they discovered that behind all of that playfulness, there’s also a determined mind and a big heart.
Hideki spent many afternoons waiting for the Philanthropy Roundtable meetings even though his classes ended hours earlier...
Common Cents’ 2013 Run for Change! campaign is now underway and a date is set: the 3rd annual run, walk and rally celebrating the work of over 600 Penny Harvest Schools in the greater New York City area will commence on June 8th.
Across New York City, schools and students are dedicating this year's Penny Harvest to recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy. Hundreds of schools have already re-named the year-long program “Hurricane Harvest.”
Common Cents announced today the online release of a book created by thousands of New York City students reflecting on the meaning of September 11 in their lives and pledging service to make a better world.
Why does the portrait of Abraham Lincoln face to the right when all of the other presidents' portraits face to the left? Lincoln faces right not because of a law, but simply because Lincoln happened to face right in the image Brenner used to design the coin.