The Children's Aid Society has played a significant role in helping to "bridge the digital divide" for children and parents who are members of our East Harlem Center; Frederick Douglass Center, home to our Intel Computer Clubhouse; and Dunlevy Milbank Center, all in Harlem.
JP Morgan Project LIVE is an exciting career development and corporate mentoring program for 9th and 10th graders. Students are assigned two corporate mentors and will participate in weekly activities and workshops that give them the inside track into what it takes to succeed in any future career.
The objective of the Latino Outreach Initiative (LOI) is to give Latino youth and families access to interest- and need-based programs to help them develop leadership abilities and strong decision-making skills.
Our Leadership Academy is designed to help NGC members develop an awareness of their leadership potential, take responsibility for themselves and their community, and develop training and facilitation skills. Using a peer "train-the-trainer" model and facilitated discussions, participants learn how to train their peers on issues of importance to teens.
In male-only and female-only groups, participants engage in a discussion about issues of their own choice, including gender roles, dating and domestic violence, family planning, health and nutrition, the meaning of manhood and womanhood, education and more.