Youth Leadership Council member Mya Pyle (right) receives a free tablet from Curtis Williams, Manager of NYCHA’s Resident Engagement Department. All 150 members of NYCHA’s 15 Youth Leadership Councils (YLC) received free tablets courtesy of T-Mobile, NYCHA, and the City of New York, that they can...More
Brooklyn-based arts organization Groundswell works with young people throughout the city to create public works of art that make a statement on issues of importance to the artists. This summer, young residents from Castle Hills, Polo Grounds Houses, and Tompkins Houses created vivid murals at their developments as part of Groundswell’s Summer Leadership Institute....More
Green City Force (GCF) Urban Farm Corps members—all of whom are NYCHA residents—participated in a demonstration and competition at Bay View Houses Farm during which the Corps Members got a chance to show off their amazing new culinary skills.
Mariner's Harbor Resident Al-Tabar Hudgins, 23, is a young man with a mission to spread the word to his peers about keeping themselves and their communities safe. As a member of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice's Peer Leadership Committee for the past three years, Mr. Hudgins has been getting people talking about gun violence....More