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,...
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...
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