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 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...

Pierre gives NYCID an Advantage

Hey team! Meet Pierre Deshauturus.   Brother Pierre is our newest Social Worker at Port Richmond’s After School Advantage Program.   Last week, I had the chance to shake Pierre’s hand at the school while he was helping a few students.   As he engaged, I could tell...

NYCID PROMOTES TWO LONG-TERM STAFF MEMBERS

(March 2019 - Staten Island, N.Y.) – The New York Center of Interpersonal Development (NYCID) is proud to announce two major promotions within the organization.   After four years of service, Tara Howard has been promoted from Clinical Supervisor to Director of...

Yeah, that’s right Mr. P just joined YABC!

Pavel Valera has taken the reins as Program Director for NYCID's SIYABC.  When I caught up with Pavel, he shared that the reason he loves working with YABC students is because they are the kids who far too many times are counted out.    Born in Puerto Rico, Pavel...

From Classic Rock to Taylor Swift.

Joshua (Josh) Meltzer joined the NYCID team in January 2019 as an Advocate Counselor at the Concord High School Learning to Work Program. He’s a native Staten Islander who went down to Florida for a bit in his teen years only to return as a young man ready for...

Alexa Lotito Joins NYCID’s Team as an Advocate Counselor at Concord High School

Lexie is from Staten Island and she loves to bake! In January NYCID brought on several new super talented team members. We are so excited to welcome Alexa Lotito to our team.  Alexa says she’ll respond to both Lex or Lexie and that she’s super excited to serve as...

YABC Graduates for January 2019

NYCID’s Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) program recently held a graduation ceremony for this semester’s students. There were 43 Graduates - one of our largest January classes since the program started. The program offers students in danger of dropping out of High...

Our Mission

NYCID believes in building community and nurturing personal growth. 

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