Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

A New Shape and Size for the Summer Youth Employment Programs

  • Summer Youth Employment Rebranded As SYEP Summer Bridge 2020

  • 75,000 SYEP Positions Reduced To 35,000 Positions

By Jim...

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Can You Fit a School in a Single Bag? Yes, You Can

By Jim Sliney Jr

At the Kennedy Children’s Center in Harlem, they take education very seriously. They also take safety very seriously. So, the kids will not be able to attend Summer classes at Kennedy...

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Tiempo: Latino Summer Youth Programs

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- On this edition of Tiempo, New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker...

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The Overlooked Value of the Summer Youth Employment Program

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Youth Division of Catholic Charities Community Services is dedicated to engaging young people during their formative education years. Among programs that support New York City’s...

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A Need to Reimagine Specialized Learning


“This is incredibly hard for every parent, for every student. It’s unmeasurable how hard this is.” It’s hard on teachers too. / August de Richelieu

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The Immeasurable Value of the Summer Youth Employment Program, SYEP


SYEP office, Washington Heights, NY / Rafaelina Tineo 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Eddie Silverio is the director of Alianza Youth Services for...

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Catholic Youth Organization and Olympian, Willie Banks

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of New York is a well-known part of Catholic Charities of New York federation of agencies. We’ve talked recently about how the...

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Youth Using Art to Help Feed Our Neighbors


"We're All in This Together" / Gianna Calimano, Blessed Sacrament School

By Jim Sliney Jr

Art doesn’t feed people, ask any artist - unless...

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Catholic Youth Organization – Pack the Pantries

By Jim Sliney Jr.

The Catholic Youth Organization is known for providing programs based on integrity, fair play and the...

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