“From the Mall to Microsoft: A New Summer Internship Program Pushes Students to Aim Higher” – Chalkbeat article about CHLDC’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Chalkbeat, August 10, 2016
“Using Data to Deliver Better Outcomes for Needy New Yorkers” – Chronicle of Philanthropy article describing CHLDC’s data-driven work with Change Capital Fund. Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 20, 2016
“Efforts to Improve Education Pay Off” – Change Capital Fund’s June 2016 newsletter features the Middle School Student Success Center. Change Capital Fund, June 2016
“How 16 NYC Funders are Collaborating to Fight Poverty” – Next City on CHLDC and the Change Capital Fund and how this work is supporting community development in different neighborhoods across New York City. Next City, June 2, 2016
“Optimizing Talent: The Promise and the Perils of Adapting Sectoral Strategies for Young Workers” – Jobs First NYC’s report on innovative strategies in young adult workforce development, including CHLDC’s CHAMPION Network. JobsFirstNYC and the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, February 2016
“Community Organizations are Key to Moving Individuals and Neighborhoods Out of Poverty” – Change Capital Fund’s blog “Investing in What Works” discusses their data-driven work with CHLDC and other community-based organizations. Change Capital Fund, February 12, 2016
“How One Latina Engineer Owns Her Feminism” – Washington Post on the story of Patricia Valoy, one of the first College STEPS graduates and now an engineer with a degree from Columbia University. Washington Post, January 27, 2016
“Senior Housing Under Construction in Cypress Hills” – Brooklyn Daily Eagle on the launch of construction of Cypress Hills Senior Housing, managed by CHLDC, and part of the Mayor’s affordable housing plan. Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 8, 2016
“Brooklyn Community Gardeners React to DeBlasio Administration Deal” – Brooklyn Deep on efforts to preserve green space in New York City while the city looks for sites to build new housing. Shai Lauros, CHLDC’s Director of Community Development, weighs in. Brooklyn Deep, January 4, 2016
“Experts Discuss Using Data as an Anchor for Multi-Service Strategies” – Change Capital Fund reports on their November forum and panel discussion on how city government and CCF-funded community-based organizations like CHLDC are using data to improve the outcomes of their programming. Change Capital Fund, December 6, 2015
“Foundation Helps Underserved Students Transfer to Higher Schools” – NY Post on Kaplan Education Foundation’s efforts to help community college students attain a four-year college degree, featuring Nolvia Delgado, CHLDC’s Director of Partnership for Community Schools Initiative. New York Post, December 2, 2015
“A School Choice Test Many Families Fail: New York City’s High School Admissions Process is Exhausting and Intimidating” – NY Daily News on high school applications, including the work of CHLDC’s Middle School Student Success Center. New York Daily News, November 15, 2015
“Teen Artists to Paint Food Justice Mural for Cypress Hills School” – DNAinfo on CHLDC’s healthy food and food justice work on the Franklin K. Lane High School campus. DNAinfo, November 5, 2015
“Banks, Foundations Get Behind an Unsexy Fight Against Poverty” – City Limits on Change Capital Fund’s anti-poverty initiatives, including CHLDC’s workforce development programming and Cypress Hills Business Partners. City Limits, October 8, 2015
“The Promise of a Community-Based Approach to Economic Opportunity” – Brief on the first year of Change Capital Fund’s four-year economic opportunity initiative with local community development corporations, including CHLDC. MDRC, September 10, 2015
“These Students Have Been Accepted to College, But Will They Show Up This Fall?” – WNYC on helping low-income students persist in college, including interviews with CHLDC College Persistence Coaches. WNYC, August 14, 2015
“Cypress Hills’ New Farmers Market Offers Healthy Eating to Underserved Residents” – New York Amsterdam News on the opening of the Pitkin Verde Farmers Market. New York Amsterdam News, July 30, 2015
“City’s Tenant Protection Effort Breaks Ground and Ruffles Feathers” – City Limits on tenant organizing efforts in Cypress Hills as the rezoning efforts draws closer. City Limits, July 21, 2015
“City’s Plan for East New York Tries to Address Gentrification Fears” – The Department of City Planning announces that 50% of newly-constructed units will be affordable to current East New York residents, thanks in part to the efforts of the Coalition for Community Advancement. City Limits, July 13, 2015
“East New York Residents Demand Relief from Gentrification’s Tightening Grip” – Gothamist on the May 12th Highland Park rally to “Build It Right”.
Gothamist, May 13, 2015
“Grow Something Great with Julia of Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation” – Interview with Julia Middleton, Youth Food Justice Director, on urban agriculture and teaching kids about healthy, sustainable eating.
Krrb, May 8, 2015
“On Location at Sweet Generation” – Young Adults from our COACH program at work at Sweet Generation Bakery.
The Chew, March 25, 2015
“Healthier Food Options Changing the Way East New York Shops and Eats” – The Brooklyn Reader on Shop Healthy NYC, including CHLDC participation in the initiative.
The Brooklyn Reader, March 2, 2015
“Brooklyn Students Grow Healthier Habits” – The Great Green Gardeners from PS 7 featured on NY1.
NY1 video, Feb. 18, 2015