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 administrators Think 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...

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...
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,...
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