We Improve Lives By
Strengthening Relationships and Building Community
Founded in 1970, New York Center for Interpersonal Development (NYCID) is a not-for-profit organization on Staten Island that promotes the improvement of human relationships and the strengthening of communities as fundamental to achieving a civil society.
NYCID Mission Statement:
We improve lives by building community and nurturing personal growth through youth development, social-emotional learning, and conflict management.
In order to successfully complete our mission, NYCID hires and trains staff who embody and work under the following values. Members of our team work diligently to personify and display these values in our daily interactions with co-workers, participants, visitors, partners and community members.
NYCID believes in:
- Collaboration- working together to develop understanding, trust and purpose to achieve individual and shared goals.
- Accountability- being responsible for all of your actions & inactions.
- Recognition- acknowledging and appreciating achievements in oneself and others.
- Resilience- Encouraging and supporting perseverance and determination to achieve growth.
NYCID's SONYC Service Learning class at SISCL is launching its The SLAP program which stands for Service Learning Art and Photography. Its a collaborative group of middle school students who all share a passion for making difference on Staten Island. The group is...read more
The holiday season is almost upon us. And while we first get ready for a night of turkey dinner, and a morning of fighting for the best holiday deals; it is important to remember that the holiday season is truly about giving. It is because of this that NYCID is proud...read more
New York Center for Interpersonal Development is educating local volunteers for mediation. NYCID'S Mediation program helps us all get along. No matter how well all work together in a neighborhood their is bound to be some conflicts. If you would like to help people...read more
The New York Center for Interpersonal Development hosted the Fourth Annual Amazing Race. NYCID hosted it's Fourth Annual Amazing race in Tottenville, Wednesday, August 31 NYCID held this race to help students build communication skills, conflict management and time...read more
Our Summer Camp at the Staten Island School of Civic Leadership (SISCL) is still going strong! We are moving into our final weeks of Summer Camp, and our campers are having a blast. The campers range from Kindergarteners to 5th graders. Our Summer Camp at the Staten...read more