DREAMS YouthBuild Lobby Day in Albany

Senator Velmanette Montgomery

February 03, 2016

Senator Montgomery welcomes students from Brooklyn’s DREAMS Youthbuild program to Albany

Senator Montgomery welcomes students from Brooklyn’s DREAMS Youthbuild program to Albany

DREAMS coming true in Albany for YouthBuild!

DREAMS and members of the NYS YouthBuild Coalition visited Albany to lobby for the $10.1 million for the “New York State YouthBuild Project.”  The NYS YouthBuild Coalition members operate 16 comprehensive statewide youth employment and training programs employing the acclaimed YouthBuild model. YouthBuild programs provide comprehensive life-transforming services and stipends to out-of-school, out-of-work youth, while continuing to provide placement services and ongoing support for thousands of YouthBuild alumni.

Sponsoring Organizations (current and projected)

YouthBuild programs are housed in 16 programs statewide, currently, in a variety of youth services and community development organizations, including:

  • Albany, NY:  City of Albany Dept. of Youth & Workforce Services / “YouthBuild Albany”
  • Bronx, NY:  South Bronx Overall Economic Development Organization  / “YouthBuild SoBRO”
  • Bronx, NY:  NEW SITE PROJECTED
  • Brooklyn, NY:  Settlement Housing Fund / “DREAMS YouthBuild”  
  • Brooklyn, NY:  NEW SITE PROJECTED
  • Buffalo, NY:  Service Collaborative of Western New York / “WNY YouthBuild”
  • Deer Park, NY: United Way of Long Island / “YouthBuild Long Island”  
  • East Harlem, NY:  Youth Action Programs and Homes / “YouthBuild East Harlem”
  • Harlem, NY:  Abyssinian Development Corporation / “ADC YouthBuild” 
  • Jamaica, Queens:  YMCA of Greater NY / “Y Roads YouthBuild”
  • Kingston, NY:  YMCA of Ulster and Kingston / “Ulster YouthBuild”
  • Newburgh, NY:  NEW SITE PROJECTED
  • Poughkeepsie, NY:  Nubian Directions II Inc. / “New Directions YouthBuild Poughkeepsie”
  • Rochester, NY:  Urban League of Rochester / “YouthBuild Rochester”
  • Schenectady, NY:  SEAT Center / “YouthBuild Schenectady”
  • Staten Island, NY:  Historic Tappen Park Partnership, Inc. / “YouthBuild Staten Island”
  • Syracuse, NY:  Jubilee Homes of Syracuse / “YouthBuild Syracuse”
  • Troy, NY:  Commission on Economic Opportunity / “YouthBuild Troy”  
  • Utica, NY:  Mohawk Valley Community College / “Mohawk Valley YouthBuild”
  • Washington Heights, NY:  Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation / “YouthBuild NMIC”
  • White Plains, NY:  Westchester County Dept. of Social Services / “Westchester County YouthBuild”
  • Yonkers, NY:  Municipal Housing Authority – “YouthBuild Yonkers” NEW SITE PROJECTED

 

For more information about the NYS YouthBuild Coalition, contact: