Summer Enrichment 2019!

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This summer 2019 for the very first time Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York partnered with Cristo Rey Brooklyn (our female partner school) for our Summer Enrichment program. The program runs annually, serving our rising freshmen and sophomore scholars with the purpose to prevent summer learning loss. This year we continued to strengthen our […]

Another Successful Camp College!

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Camp College is an overnight college access program that is geared toward high school students. The event took place at Nazareth College in Nazareth, New York. This free and comprehensive program is run by The New York State Association for College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC) at no cost for our scholars. For our rising sophomores, it […]

Bombas Socks rocks!

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Over the summer, BHGH of NY’s new Executive Director, Joe Patuleia, introduced the Boys Hope Girls Hope Network to Melina Morris, Community & Giving Relationship Associate at Bombas Socks. Bombas Socks was founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs Randy Goldberg and David Heath after learning that socks were the most requested clothing item in homeless shelters. In the last […]

The College Process: BHGH of NY Edition

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By: Selina Diaz  “How would you describe the college process in 3 words?”  “Alot. Of. Work.” – Tyler T., Class of 2019, BLMHS & BHGH of NY  The Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York college application process is a time that challenges scholars to both understand who they are up until this point, and how to best communicate […]

Workforce Development with Salesforce

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Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York has been lucky enough to partner with the New York Salesforce office for their first two Workforce Development Weeks! In coordination with Esther Nai and Nicole Strickland, both our senior and junior classes have been able to work one-on-one with Salesforce employees and volunteers to gain valuable insight […]

Wellness: The Table Tennis Edition

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By: Naomi Cohen-Thompson Each year, we are lucky to have two Art Therapy interns from the School of Visual Arts’ Master’s in Art Therapy Program.  They offer creative open art making sessions as well as group and individual art therapy sessions for our scholars at both residential sites.  This year, our intern, William McMillin at our boys’ site, has been offering […]

Partnerships: BRIC Media Share Program

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In May 2018, Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York was awarded an in-kind grant from BRIC Arts Media to join their New York Emmy-winning BRIC Media Share program for the 2018 cohort. The in-kind grant awarded each year to 10 Brooklyn-based non-profit organizations offers free classes, mentorship, training, and access to equipment with the goal of […]

The Value in our ‘Value Awards’

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By: Martin Torres  Our residential staff is responsible for the wellness, safety, and growth of the young men and women in our care. As described in our mission statement, our vision is that our scholars reach their full potential and become healthy, productive life-long learners. The scholars enter our program as teenagers – a time of great growth – […]

Reading to Relate: Cover to Cover Session 2

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By: Julie Vazquez BHGH of NY is thrilled to announce that our second series of “Cover to Cover” is underway. On Tuesday, February 26th, our scholars returned back from their Mid-Winter Recess eager and ready to participate in our Spring Book Club. For this Spring edition of “Cover to Cover,” we have brought back two scholar favorites including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by […]

A Sweet Birthday Surprise!

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On Tuesday, February 12th our LaSalle Hall scholars and staff helped Ms. Naomi, Director of Wellness and Therapeutic Services, celebrate her birthday with a huge surprise!   The much-loved Ms. Naomi was quite surprised, and everyone had a wonderful time.