Youth and Workforce Development

We embolden youth to attain their educational goals and become instrumental contributors in the workforce.

Our Training Institute

We design and facilitate training sessions to promote best practices for our community partners to follow, in an effort to achieve a civil and just society.

Mediation Services

We empower members of communities to resolve disputes for themselves, resulting in mutually acceptable agreements.

Save Learning To Work: Update

Think about your high school experience.  Did you graduate in four years? Was it easy or difficult? Did you have help along the way? Some students need help that public schools just do not provide, that is where the Learning to Work (LTW) Program comes in. In the year...

February 2021 Team Member of the Month

We are ready!  Ready to give it up for our team that is!  As the end of March is slowly but surely approaching we are taking the time to recognize an extraordinary NYCID team member.  That’s right, it’s time for another NYCID Team Member of the Month award. Each month...

January 2021 Team Member of the Month

Strap up everyone, it’s time for another NYCID Team Member of the Month award! Each month we take the time to recognize a member of our team who has done extraordinary work and truly exemplifies NYCID’s core values.  It is important to us to let our team know that...

Team Member of the Month December 2020

It’s time for another Team Member of the Month Award! At NYCID we are committed to those we serve as well as being committed to our team members who get the job done every day.  That is why we take the time each month to honor one team member who has gone above and...

NYC’s Best Kept Secret: Free Mediation Services

The holiday season can be a stressful time for many families.  Especially this year with COVID 19 exasperating these stresses.  Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone you could turn to when you were having a dispute with a family member or coworker? Someone who...

Learning to Work Virtual Orientation Recap

If you love what you do you’ll never work a day in your life.  A phrase that we’ve all heard time and time again.  But what if you don’t know what you love to do? Or what you love to do won’t make you any money?  The programs that help young people find careers that...

Save Learning to Work

Job hunting is tough.  Most people do not have the luxury of waiting for the perfect opportunity to present itself. It’s a scramble for many of us and in the COVID-19 world it’s even more difficult.  Employers almost always require experience and at minimum a High...

Summer Youth Employment Program goes Virtual in 2020

Students presenting their final project for instructors and administratorsThink back to your first job.  Did you feel hopeless at times?  Were there ever problems that arose that you weren’t quite sure how to solve?  Did you wish that there could have been a program...

Tomorrow September 12th: Education in a Time of Crisis Zoom Forum

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 12th Peace Action Staten Island will lead a vital conversation that NYCID was asked to to co-host along with Above Ground Railroad, First Central Baptist Church, La Colmena, Move Forward Staten Island, Staten Island Political Action Club,...

Restorative Justice and Community Healing: Circle on Police Violence

Recently, the NYCID Conflict Management team created a safe space for our community to express themselves, process feelings, and find healing as our country continues to grapple with the racial prejudice and police violence.  The circles were led by Randy Brown, Adria...

Our Mission

NYCID believes in building community and nurturing personal growth. 

 We Improve Lives through youth development, social-emotional learning, and conflict management.