Youth

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Free Books for NYCHA Families

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss

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Coordinating a Farm, Growing into a Leader

It was sometime in 2016 when Kyara Grant looked out the window of her apartment at Howard Houses and noticed something being built.

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Free Books for NYCHA Residents Ages 0-18

During the month of June, NYCHA will give away over 62,000 free books to residents ages 0 to 18.

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Speed Networking for Young NYCHA Residents

Career experts agree that in addition to experience and education, a major factor in achieving your goals is the power of your professional network. Networking can help an individual improve skills, gain industry resources, and make connections to employers.

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Green City Force 2019 Graduation

Over the course of four to ten months, 47 young NYCHA residents from 31 developments served their fellow residents; by managing the Authority’s six Farms at NYCHA sites, distributing free organic produce, or going door-to-door to collect recyclables, they worked together to help make NYCHA commun

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Earn While You Learn with SYEP

Are you between the ages of 14 and 24 and looking for a summer job?

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NYCHA Youth Learn Baseball with the Pros

On what was a beautiful day for baseball, 135 young NYCHA residents from 16 developments learned techniques from experts at the first-ever “Heart of the City Baseball” training program and tournament held on April 13 at Sternberg Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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NYCHA Youth Leaders Win Grants

Two of NYCHA’s Youth Leadership Councils (YLC) were recently awarded $1,000 grants to host important projects in their communities.

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Richmond Terrace Resident Wins Award

Richmond Terrace Houses resident Justin Baker, 22, was one of six young adults awarded the 2019 Corpsmember of the Year award from The Corps Network, the national association of service and conservation corps. Mr. Baker, a Green City Force Corps Member, was singled out for his commitment to service and community, personal growth, and outstanding leadership skills.

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Lighting the Unity Tree

South Bronx residents don’t have to travel to Manhattan to get a glimpse of a beautiful tree: They have one right in their community thanks to the efforts of NYCHA’s South Bronx Youth Leadership Council (SBYLC) and South Bronx Senior Champions.

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