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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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.