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.

Meet the Summer Youth Employment Program’s New Director, Robyn Piper

“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...

Team Member of the Month February 2020

Every 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....

Community at Large, this is NYCID Actual…

Help us welcome the newest member of NYCID’s External Affairs team: Adam Derer, Communications Associate!

Elizabeth Bonici Elevated to Director of Training and Program Development

For 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...

Meet Olympus Academy’s New Program Director, Ms. Kenyetta Smith

Some 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...

Career Con 2020

When 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...

Meet NYCID’s Newest Associate Directors

Finding 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...

NYCID Grows Stronger – Meet the Newest Members of Our Team

NYCID 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...

NYCID SONYC Site Director Elected Staten Island Rotaract Club President

Emily 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...

How exciting is it to help people with Romel Shuler?

In 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...

Our Mission

NYCID believes in building community and nurturing personal growth. 

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