#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood

#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood By Karl Valere Nearly one month ago, before the rise of the now popular, #MannequinChallenge and the #UNameItChallenge, Elmont natives circulated a buzz of their own by taking part in the #Exit13Challenge. The viral video challenge featured a bevy of Elmont lyricists hungry to showcase their … Continue reading #Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood

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Elmont Graduate Becomes a Doctor, Triumphs in the Face of Sickle-Cell Disease

  Meet Melissa Jackson. Melissa graduated from Elmont Memorial High School in 2006. After graduating, Melissa attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York, where she was a Jackie Robinson scholarship award recipient from 2006-2010. Melissa graduated magna cum laude from Sophie Davis and was accepted into Dartmouth Medical School. She then graduated … Continue reading Elmont Graduate Becomes a Doctor, Triumphs in the Face of Sickle-Cell Disease

We Are Elmont, This Is America

A series of brief, goal-affirming tweets from We Are Elmont: https://twitter.com/WeAreElmont/status/796840421704036352 https://twitter.com/WeAreElmont/status/796824107211956225 https://twitter.com/WeAreElmont/status/796820295453655042 https://twitter.com/WeAreElmont/status/797113391840194561 https://twitter.com/WeAreElmont/status/796406561757364224 Email, message or tweet us with your thoughts, opinions, and ideas for how best to move forward from here as a community. #WeAreElmont