Grant to support outreach activities following 2nd Annual Green Brooklyn EcoFair. New initiative to promote and help residents incorporate green practices as part of homeownership and home maintenance.
Renewal grant to support 38 students in 4 year mentoring relationships at Catherine McAuley High School. BCF provided seed funding to engage iMentor at this successful boarding school serving young women. All graduating students attend college.
Support to conduct outreach at local senior centers and food pantries; provide case management for community residents; and educate tenants in foreclosed multi-family properties of their rights.
Funding will be used to strengthen the capacity of the Haitian American Empowerment Program by supporting an outreach staffer to provide mental health and counseling services to client population of low-income Haitian residents.
General operating support for workforce development programs that help unemployed New Yorkers obtain skills training, certification and job placement, and that provide access to career ladders in important sectors of the city's economy.
Building robots at school wasn't something Margely Saint-Pierre could have ever imagined back home in Haiti, even before his high school was destroyed in last year's devastating earthquake.
But at the It Takes a Village Academy in East Flatbush, he's a member of a robotics team that's made up almost entirely of Haitian immigrants like him, and it feels like a family.
Renewal grant to allow CAMBA to assist Haitian Americans who have been displaced as a result of the January 12 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Supporting case management services as part of the NYC Haitian Community Hope and Healing Fund.
Renewal grant to provide immigration legal services in the heart of the Haitian community to help US citizens and lawful permanent residents reunite with family members in Haiti & assist Haitians stranded in the US apply for Temporary Protected Status.
Support for legal services at the Haitian Family Support Center; a new initiative created by the First Church of the Bretheren to respond to the needs of Haitian immigrans impacted by the January 10, 2010 earthquake in Haiti.