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.  [...]

2021-04-08T16:59:50-04:00October 26th, 2020|LTW, Programs, Uncategorized, Work Development|

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?  [...]

2021-04-08T17:09:27-04:00October 5th, 2020|Programs, SYEP, Work Development|

Restorative Justice and Community Healing: Circle on Police Violence

  Recently, the NYCID Conflict Management team created a safe space for our community to express themselves, process feelings, and find healing as our country continues to grapple with the racial prejudice and police violence.  The [...]

2021-04-08T17:22:29-04:00August 10th, 2020|Mediation, Programs, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2021-04-09T16:48:40-04:00April 21st, 2019|Programs|

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 [...]

2019-12-05T16:32:21-05:00March 26th, 2019|Programs|

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. It's because they are the kids who [...]

2019-12-31T16:13:11-05:00March 10th, 2019|Programs, Work Development, YABC, Youth Development|

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 [...]

2019-12-05T16:45:19-05:00February 19th, 2019|Programs|
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