October 5: Join us at the Live United Community Festival in Brooklyn!

We invite you to join us and thousands of other New Yorkers at the annual Live United family festival to mobilize our community on October 5, 2013 from 10AM – 2PM at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. The festival raises awareness about the challenges facing low-income families and individuals, and allows us to provide information … Continue reading

What Young Women Rock! Means to Me

The need for ‎Young Women Rock‬! is great. Rates of poverty, teen pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, are alarmingly high both in Brownsville and in East New York, Brooklyn. Teen pregnancy in particular leads many girls in these communities to drop out of high school, lowering their chances of receiving a higher education … Continue reading