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

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,...
From Classic Rock to Taylor Swift.

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...
YABC Graduates for January 2019

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...

Mediator Training

If you live on Staten Island and would like to help resolve conflict in your community, consider learning to be a mediator. It’s FREE! September 25th-28th or November 13th -16th. More Mediator Training in November?
6 Tips For Dealing With Conflict

6 Tips For Dealing With Conflict

The New York Center for Interpersonal Development (NYCID) regularly provides trainings in basic mediation and family and divorce mediation. Typically, most people try to avoid conflict. Although conflict is natural and mostly inevitable, it’s a sign that something...