Youth and Workforce Development We embolden youth to attain their educational goals and become instrumental contributors in the workforce. Our Programs Our Training InstituteWe 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. View More Mediation ServicesWe empower members of communities to resolve disputes for themselves, resulting in mutually acceptable agreements. Learn More Meet the Summer Youth Employment Program’s New Director, Robyn Piper by Adam Derer | April 2, 2020 | New Team Member | 0 Comments“Schools out!” shouted Bobby “Do you have any plans for the summer?” “My family’s going to the beach, and I want to play baseball everyday!” Replied Devon “Man I’m so excited for summer break, what about you Bobby” “I got a sweet job with the city’s Summer Youth... Read More Team Member of the Month February 2020 by Adam Derer | March 27, 2020 | Events | 1 CommentEvery month we here at NYCID come together to bestow an award called “Team Member of the Month” to someone who both does exceptional work and who exceeds expectations. Despite the emergency we know that, now more than ever, our team needs to feel a sense of normalcy.... Read More Community at Large, this is NYCID Actual… by Michael De Vito Jr. | March 25, 2020 | New Team Member | 1 CommentHelp us welcome the newest member of NYCID’s External Affairs team: Adam Derer, Communications Associate! Read More Elizabeth Bonici Elevated to Director of Training and Program Development by Adam Derer | March 20, 2020 | Promotions | 0 CommentsFor the most part we all start our day the same. We wake up. We get out of bed and execute a routine of one sort or another. Why are these the steps in our lives? As social beings we are drawn to what makes us feel good. We are motivated by our commitments and we all... Read More Meet Olympus Academy’s New Program Director, Ms. Kenyetta Smith by Adam Derer | March 10, 2020 | Promotions | 0 CommentsSome people just go through the motions in life, not knowing or caring who they hurt or help, and not being able to feel a sense of pride for their work. Here at NYCID we don’t hire just anyone, we make sure they care about their work and are willing to put in extra... Read More Career Con 2020 by Adam Derer | March 9, 2020 | Events | 0 CommentsWhen you meet someone new the first two questions they always seem to ask are “where are you from?” and “what do you do?” The first one is generally pretty easy to answer and the second one may come with some complications. If you’re unemployed you may say something... Read More Meet NYCID’s Newest Associate Directors by Michael De Vito Jr. | December 1, 2019 | Promotions | 0 CommentsFinding the right leaders to build community and nurture personal growth requires a lot of consideration. Great leaders do not just materialize out of thin air and those who become the best often never set out to be a leader in the first place. This is because... Read More NYCID Grows Stronger – Meet the Newest Members of Our Team by Michael De Vito Jr. | December 1, 2019 | Events | 0 CommentsNYCID is growing by leaps and bounds! Help us welcome some of the newest members of our team and learn a bit about why each of these fine people are committed to improving lives every day. Adria Gulizia- Welcome to Adria, one of our new Community Dispute Resolution... Read More NYCID SONYC Site Director Elected Staten Island Rotaract Club President by Michael De Vito Jr. | November 13, 2019 | Events | 0 CommentsEmily Marks, NYCID, SONYC Program Director at PS 48 was recently elected President of the Staten island Rotaract Club. The Rotaract Club is a global movement of young leaders who are developing innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. According... Read More How exciting is it to help people with Romel Shuler? by Michael De Vito Jr. | April 21, 2019 | Programs | 0 CommentsIn order to best introduce Romel, it's necessary to share a quick story about our new Program Director for NYCID’s Intense Community Monitoring (ICM) Program. I had arrived at 130 Stuyvesant Place on Romel’s second day with NYCID. Walking into the suite we share... Read More Upcoming Mediation Training Our MissionNYCID believes in building community and nurturing personal growth. We Improve Lives through youth development, social-emotional learning, and conflict management.