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  • Brizzi Playground (Brooklyn, NY)

    Nicholas A. Brizzi (1918-1982) was an outstanding activist in this community and a decorated veteran of World War II. Born and raised in Borough Park, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre and was twice cited for bravery. After the war, he attended Macalester College in Saint read more

  • Boerum Park (Brooklyn, NY)

    This playground honors Simon Boerum (1724-1775), whose family farm occupied the surrounding area in the 18th century. Boerum not only held large amounts of land, but also served as a delegate to the Continental Congress of New York State. The homes that characterize Boerum Hill were built at a time read more

  • Betsy Head Park (Brooklyn, NY)

    This park is named for Betsy Head (1851-1907), a British immigrant who became a wealthy widow. Mrs. Head left the City of New York a bequest of $190,000 to build recreational facilities. She stipulated in her will that half of her residual estate should be given to sixteen charities, many read more

  • Beattie Square (Brooklyn, NY)

    Beattie Triangle, bounded by Broadway to the northeast, Vernon Avenue to the south, and Stuyvesant Avenue to the west, is named in memory of Joseph S. Beattie, who lived at 247 Schenectady Avenue in Brooklyn. Beattie served as a Private in Company G of the 305th Infantry in the United read more

  • Bath Beach Park (Brooklyn, NY)

    The neighborhood of Bath Beach is named for the town of Bath, England, home to an impressive complex of Roman baths. The Romans founded the town in the 1st century AD, and named it Aquae Sulfis – “Hot Springs” – because they found hot springs naturally occurring there. The Romans read more

  • Year Up – New York City

    Year Up New York is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. We welcomed our first class in September, 2006. Located across the street from the New York Stock Exchange in the heart read more

  • Workforce1 (New York City)

    Are you looking for a job? Workforce1 can help you find and prepare for the job you want. Whether you are unemployed, hoping to make a mid-career change, or looking for your first job, Workforce1 Career Centers in each of the 5 boroughs offer a number of services. Workforce1 Career read more

  • Webster C.C.

    Webster C.C. is a multi-service community center. We provide numerous services and programs to the community at no charge or a reduced fee. Below are some of the programs that we offer.

  • WE ACT

    West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice) is a Northern Manhattan community-based organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by assuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices. As a result read more

  • VIP Community Services

    VIP Community Services provides substance abuse assistance via Day Treatment. Their program includes Clinical Services, Vocational/Educational Services, and Recreational Activities. Breakfast and lunch is serviced daily…   Hours Of Operation Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Urban Word NYC

    Urban Word presents literary arts education and youth development programs in the areas of creative writing, spoken word, college prep, literature and hip-hop. UW provides FREE, safe and uncensored writing workshops to teens year round, and hosts the Annual NYC Teen Poetry Slam, NY Knicks Poetry Slam, an Annual College read more

  • Technology Service Corps

    Technology Service Corps (TSC), is a 22 week intensive training program that prepares underserved New York City young adults (ages 18-25) and veterans in Dallas (ages 21-40) to become IT professionals in the nonprofit, public and business sectors. For over a decade, TSC has been providing free IT training and read more

  • The TEAK Fellowship

    The TEAK Fellowship helps talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to and succeed at top high schools and colleges. Along with academic support, TEAK provides leadership training, exposure to the arts and outdoors, mentoring, career experience, and assistance with the high school and college application processes. read more

  • Strive

    STRIVE is a nonprofit employment training and placement organization. For the past twenty years we assisted individuals achieve economic independence through employment. The STRIVE employment model is rooted in the belief that every individual has the power to change and often simply needs the tools and supports to do so. read more

  • All Stars Project, Inc.

    The All Stars Project, Inc. (ASP) is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting human development through the use of an innovative performance-based model. The ASP creates outside of school, educational and performing arts activities for thousands of poor and minority young people. It sponsors community and experimental theatre, read more