Source: The Tablet Written by: Antonina Zielinska on November 19 2014 Having served the immigrant population of Bushwick for over 20 years, The Maura Clarke-Ita Ford Center (MCIF) entered a new phase this past September. Named after two Maryknoll nuns murdered in El Salvador, the ... More>
Source: The New York Times Written by: John Otis on November 23, 2014 Twice in her life, Lidia de los Santos has dropped onto the tracks of the New York City subway system, as the thundering of a coming train sounded through the tunnels. The first time, in middle school, she was ... More>
Source: Written by: Eddie Small on October 30, 2014 THE HUB — High school wasn’t working out for Viatris Balbi. Although she enrolled at a school in Manhattan late in 2012, she found the material boring, the classes too large, the students unfriendly and... More>
Almost a quarter of a million 17- to 24-year-olds in NYC are “disconnected,” meaning they are not in school and are not working. Many disconnected young people are high school dropouts. By creating Y Roads Centers in high-need neighborhoods, the Y is able to reach NYC’s most ... More>
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