Resources for Students & Community

Blogs:
Contains information on scholarships, immigration and many other things.

Juan Escalante
http://juansaaa.com/tagged/scholarships

Carolina  Ordorica
http://mydocumentedlife.org/

Angy Rivera
http://www.nysylc.org/ask-angy/

 

Mobile Apps:
Available for any smart phones.

DACA Scholars
https://subsplash.com/dacascholars/app

Dreamer’s Roadmap
http://www.dreamersroadmap.com/

 

Websites
Scholarships, information etc.

NYSYLC
http://www.nysylc.org/scholarships-2/
http://www.nysylc.org/college-info/

United We Dream
http://unitedwedream.org/blog/6-scholarship-opportunities-undocumented-students/

E4FC
http://www.e4fc.org/resources/scholarshiplists.html

Act On A Dream
http://www.actonadream.org/resources/scholarships/

Higher Dream
http://higherdreams.org/about/

College Board
http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/Repository-Resources-Undocumented-Students_2012.pdf

Harvard Scholarship Finder
http://www.actonadream.org/resources/scholarships/

Berkeley Undocumented Student Program
https://undocu.berkeley.edu/

 

Individual Scholarships:

The Red Thread
https://redthreadwomen.org/

AALDEF
http://www.aaldef.org/raise.html

JKCF (due January 15)
http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/how-to-apply/

 

Know Your Rights:

KYR Flyer
KYR Flyer from 2017 May Day

 

Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens:

The New School Student Food Pantry
https://www.newschool.edu/student-support-crisis-management/student-food-pantry-faq/

Food Bank for New York City
https://www.foodbanknyc.org/

 

Health and Wellness:

The New School Health & Wellness
https://www.newschool.edu/campus-community/health-wellness-support/

Insurance & Care Services Guide for Immigrants in NYC
http://www1.nyc.gov/assets/ochia/downloads/pdf/guide-to-health-insurance-for-immigrants.pdf

New School Psychotherapy Program (separate from Student Health, often has shorter waiting list)
https://www.newschool.edu/nssr/psychotherapy-program/

 

Legal Resources
New York Immigration Advocates
Provides a Full List  of New York Organizations  in all five boroughs
Link: https://www.immigrationadvocates.org/nonprofit/legaldirectory/search?state=NY

 

Other Scholarships
http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.org/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue
http://www.e4fc.org/resources/scholarshiplists.html
http://www.actonadream.org/resources/scholarships/

 

Youth Programs In NYC

Manhattan

Sadie Nash Leadership Project
Young Women Leadership Program
Mission Statement:Sadie Nash Leadership Project was founded in 2001 to promote leadership and activism among young women. The program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world.  By increasing the participation of women in social, political, and economic decision-making, SNLP seeks to question and redefine the nature of leadership and to promote perspectives and practices that are cooperative, accountable, ethical, and effective.
Link: http://www.sadienash.org/
E-mail: margarita@sadienash.org – Margarita Villa, Program Coordinator
Location:4 West 43rd Street, Suite 502  New York, New York 10036
Tel: (212) 391-8664
Fax: (212) 391-8663

 

Audre Lorde Project
LGBTQ Community Organization
Mission Statement: The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.
Link: https://alp.org/
Location:  147 West 24th St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 463-0342
Fax: (212) 463-0344

 

The Childrens Aid Society
Juvenile Justice
Mission Statement: The Children’s Aid Society coordinates several programs geared towards these adolescents’ emotional, educational and physical well-being. Youth who become involved in the court system, either by spending time in juvenile detention facilities or by participating in risky behavior, require services unique to their situations.
Link: http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/juvenile-justice
E-mails:
Volunteer at CAS: volunteer@childrensaidsociety.org
Donate: donate@childrensaidsociety.org
Press/Media Inquiries: publicrelations@childrensaidsociety.org
Adoption/Foster Care: fosteradopt@childrensaidsociety.org
Webmaster: webmaster@childrensaidsociety.org
Tel: (212) 949-4800
Location: 105 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010

 

Free Arts NYC
Arts Mentoring Program
Mission Statement: Free Arts NYC provides underserved children and families with a unique combination of educational arts and mentoring programs that help them to foster the self-confidence and resiliency needed to realize their fullest potential.
Link:  http://www.freeartsnyc.org/about/
Email: info@freeartsnyc.org
Volunteer Information: volunteer@freeartsnyc.org
Location: 1431 Broadway, 7th & 8th Floor New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212.974.9092

 

The Bowery Mission
Leadership Academy Mentor Program
Mission Statement: Mont Lawn City Camp’s Leadership Academy is a youth program that provides adult mentors for at-risk youth age 13-16 in New York City. Founded in 2005, this youth program is based foundational principles of connecting youth to God, a caring adult, a positive peer group and quality education as the means to help youth become academically accomplished, morally grounded leaders in their schools, families and communities.
Link: http://www.bowery.org/programs/programs-children/mont-lawn-city-camp/leadership-academy/
Location: 227 Bowery  New York, NY 10002
Tel: 212-674-3456

 

NY Unlocking Futures
World Leaders
Mission Statement:This is a leadership program for young adults who are engaged in the following questions? What is life? What is the purpose of my life? How do I design my life so that I contribute my best to my family, the community and/or the world? It consists of three sub-programs, Woman to Woman 2, School Based World Leaders, and Warrior’s Way.
Link: http://nyunlockingfutures.org/
E-mail: info@nyunlockingfutures.org
Location:25 West 36th Street, 8th Fl New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-791-4927

 

Community Impact at Columbia University
Youth Programs
Mission Statement:Community Impact is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to serving disadvantaged people in the Morningside Heights, Harlem, and Washington Heights communities. Community Impact strives to advance the public good by fostering meaningful opportunities for students, staff, and faculty of Columbia University in order to provide high-quality programs and instill the importance of life-long service.
Link: http://communityimpact.columbia.edu/our-programs/youth-programs
E-mail: as4220@columbia.edu
Location:Community Impact at Columbia University 105 Earl Hall 2980 Broadway Mail Code: 2010 New York​​, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854-1492

 

Brotherhood Sister Sol
Youth Programs
Mission Statement:Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) provides comprehensive, holistic and long-term support services to youth who range in age from eight to twenty-two. Bro/Sis offers wrap around evidence-based programming. The organization focuses on issues such as leadership development and educational achievement, sexual responsibility, sexism and misogyny, political education and social justice, Pan-African and Latino history, and global awareness.
Link: http://brotherhood-sistersol.org/
E-mail: info@brotherhood-sistersol.org
Location:512 West 143 Street New York, NY 10031
Tel: 212-283-7044
Fax: 212-283-3700

 

The Door
Youth Programs
Mission Statement:The Door’s mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment.The Door has helped a diverse and rapidly growing population of disconnected youth in New York City gain the tools they need to become successful, in school, work and in life.
While we pride ourselves on offering all of our services under one roof, The Door is also focused on impacting the lives of young people throughout the city – and the world – and, as such, has served as a model for other, similar organizations locally, nationally and internationally.
Link: http://www.door.org/
E-mail: info@door.org
Location: 555 Broome St, New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212) 941-9090

 

The Bronx

The Fly Academy
Art of Flying College Prep Classes
Mission Statement: The mission of The FLY Academy is to prepare minority youth to be future leaders of healthy and prosperous communities by cultivating pathways to higher educational opportunities and removing the financial barriers that hinder their potential for success.
Link: http://www.theflyacademy.org/
E-mail: info@theflyacademy.org
Location: Hostos Community College 500 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451
Tel: 347-687-8FLY

 

Boom (Bronx One on One Mentoring Pogram)
Mission Statement:The American Latin Association of New York (ALANY), which operates the BOOM program, is a non-profit, community based organization established to address the needs of Latin youth as well as other ethnicities of youth throughout New York City who face severe disadvantages.
Link: http://www.boomprogram.com/
E-mail: info@boomprogram.com
Location:
Family Life Academy Charter School – 14 W 170th Street Bronx, NY 10452
Middle School 390-1930 Andrews ave Bronx, NY 10453
The Angelo Patri Middle School-2225 Webster Ave  Bronx, NY 10457
JHS 22 Jordan L. Mott-270th East 167th Street  Bronx, NY 10456
Tel: 347 590-0285

 

FEGS-Bronx Community Youth Center
Mission Statement:The Bronx Youth Center (BYC) provides comprehensive programming to out-of-school, unemployed young adults and helps young people to meet their personal, educational, and professional goals. Operating since July 2002, the BYC provides career preparation activities such as career exploration, internships, advisement, and job search assistance.
Link: http://www.fegs.org/what-we-do/education/youth/the-bronx-youth-center#.VH42V_ldWlI
Location: Executive Offices 315 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013
Tel: 212.366.8400

 

The Childrens Aid Society
Juvenile Justice
Mission Statement: The Children’s Aid Society coordinates several programs geared towards these adolescents’ emotional, educational and physical well-being. Youth who become involved in the court system, either by spending time in juvenile detention facilities or by participating in risky behavior, require services unique to their situations.
Link: http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/juvenile-justice
E-mail:
Volunteer at CAS – volunteer@childrensaidsociety.org
Donate to CAS – donate@childrensaidsociety.org
Press/Media Inquiries – publicrelations@childrensaidsociety.org
Adoption/Foster Care at CAS – mailto:fosteradopt@childrensaidsociety.org
Webmaster at CAS – webmaster@childrensaidsociety.org
Tel: (212) 949-4800
Location: 105 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010

 

The Point
Youth Programs
Mission Statement: Teen Programming at THE POINT CDC promotes active healing and is mission-driven, transformative, asset-based, leadership bound, and safe and caring. Young adults from 13-24 years old can register for one or multiple free workshops throughout the year leading towards college and professional careers in the arts, activism, education and more.
Link: http://thepoint.org/teenprograms.php
Location:940 Garrison Avenue Bronx, NY 10474
Tel: (718) 542-4139
Fax: (718) 542-4988

 

MASA
Youth Programs
DACA help
Link: http://masany.org/
Location:2770 Third Ave, Bronx, NY 10455
Tel: (646) 481-5890

 

Queens

Community Mediation Services
Youth development Services
Mission Statement:CMS is dedicated to promoting effective approaches to conflict-resolution and problem solving for youth, their families and the community. Our youth development services are based upon the core belief that positive development begins with both respect for others and empowerment of self.
Link: http://mediatenyc.org/programs/youth-development-programs/
E-mail: Jharrison@mediatenyc.org
Location: 89-64 163rd Street  Jamaica, NY 11432
Tel: 718-523-6868, ext. 261

 

Staten Island

Center for Court Innovation
Juvenile justice
Mission Statement:The goal of all of the Center’s juvenile justice projects is to provide troubled young people with the structure and support they need to avoid future delinquent behavior.
Link: http://www.courtinnovation.org/topic/juvenile-justice
Address: 520 8th Avenue 18th Floor New York, NY 10018
Tel: 646.386.3100

 

Brooklyn

Atlas DIY
Mission Statement: Atlas: DIY Is a cooperative empowerment center for immigrant youth and their allies. Our headquarters in Brooklyn serve as a place where immigrant youth may come and enjoy a wide variety of services, such as free legal services, language classes, college preparation programs, scholarship lists and more. Our national online resources provide a lifeline for those without access to quality legal representation.
Link: http://www.atlasdiy.org/
Location: 462 36th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Tel: (347) 599-1641

 

Audre Lorde Project
LGBTQ Community Organization
Mission Statement: The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.
Link: https://alp.org/
Location:  85 South Oxford St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel: (718) 596 – 0342
Fax: (718) 596 – 1328

 

Crown Heights Youth Collective
Description of Services:
Education & Career Counseling, Job Skills Training
Employment Assistance, Career Assessment
One-On-One Career Counseling, Job & Internship
Placement Assistance.
Address:113 Rogers Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11216
Tel: 718-756-7600
Fax: 718-773-7052