With the installation of miles of bike lanes, the concrete jungle has become more ‘biker friendly’ in recent years, and thanks to the latest New Yorker of the Week, some children in the Lower East Side are getting the opportunity to learn how to ride while discovering new paths in life. NY1’s John Schiumo filed the following report….
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Meet Katherine Elizabeth Long, the founder of Exploring Paths, an organization in NYC dedicated to working with urban youth offering them a chance to explore new opportunities. We salute strong women around the globe like Katherine! //Read more about Katherine at marimekko.com // #marimekko #internationalwomensday #womensday // Hohdokas Overall…
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Last year NY1 recognized Katherine Long as “New Yorker of the Week,” and deservingly so. There are few who do as much as Katherine has done for the Chinatown YMCA. For the second consecutive year Katherine is helping lead the Chinatown Annual Campaign, driving the branch’s most intensive fundraiser. She is also the founder of the Exploring Paths program that provides Y youth the opportunity to ride bicycles with a caring adult mentor.
Katherine Long - Adult Volunteer of the Year / Jeannette Corey, Director of the Chinatown YMCA of Greater New York