Neighbors of New York - Marie Hershkowitz

“One day I turn on the television set, and I find the New York Mets.”

Mets Magic by Marie Hershkowitz
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Neighbors of New York

Since 1999, The Moth Community Program has partnered with libraries, community centers, senior centers, and spaces of faith in New York City. 

We are currently taking applications for new Community Program partner organizations.

Click here to learn more and apply.

Our Partners 

The Moth thanks our past and future partners for their support of The Neighbors of New York Initiative. We are always seeking new partners to expand our work and bring the power of storytelling to lift up the voices of those in the New York area. 

  • 2nd Generation at Museum of Jewish Heritage 
  • BronxWorks 
  • Brooklyn Public Library Flatbush 
  • Brooklyn Public Library Mill Basin 
  • Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht 
  • Bryant Park Reading Room 
  • Casita Maria 
  • Catholic Charities 
  • Fountain Baptist Church + Congregation Beth Hatikvah  

  • Good Old Lower East Side
  • Harlem Children's Zone
  • Larchmont Temple 
  • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House 
  • Mid Mon Valley Parish 
  • New York Public Library Belmont 
  • New York Public Library Jefferson Market 
  • New York Public Library Tompkins Square 
  • Sunnyside Community Services 
  • Temple Beth Emeth

Stories and Tellers

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Participants network during an Alumni workshop at The Moth's office in 2019.

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Participants and instructors at a workshop in partnership with The BronxWorks Senior Center in 2017.

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The Moth staff and community storytellers on stage at the Community Showcase in July 2019.

“I liked how we found commonality between the people in the room, and were able to inspire and support one another. ”
— K Clark, Workshop Participant —

Apply Now

The Moth is actively seeking organizations who serve communities in New York City. If you work for one of those organizations, we strongly encourage you to apply to our workshop series! 

Thank you

The Moth thanks our past and future partners for their support of all communities in New York City.