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Bravery & Sacrifice: Profile of a Volunteer Extraordinaire

Posted on 03/28/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Meet Rosendo Mejia

Searching for words to explain why he remained, then left, his impoverished Dominican Republic village more than a decade after his wife and children legally immigrated to the United States, all Rosendo Mejia could come up with was...

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: CCCS Alianza

Teen Shares Roadmap to Success

Posted on 01/16/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Just Do It”

Raised by a single immigrant father, Alodi Chapuseux was once described by some in her high school by the challenges she faced.  But now a sophomore engineering student at Stony Brook,  she returned to...

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Tags: Catholic Charities Community Services, CCCS Alianza, Alodi Chapuseux, In-School Youth Program, DYCD

Looking for Superheroes

Posted on 07/10/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Through Catholic Charities Alianza Youth Services

By Teresa Santiago

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CCCS Alianza, Catholic Charities Community Services, Alianza Youth Services

Latest Stories of Lives Transformed

Posted on 06/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

At Catholic Charities Alianza It’s Not Just About Taking; It’s About Giving Back

 

There is so much happening at Alianza Youth Services, our Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) division that serves children and youth in Washington Heights, Inwood, and the Bronx.  Check out our latest stories of youth's lives transformed...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: CCCS Alianza, Highbridge Cornerstone, Dyckman Cornerstone, Catholic Charities Community Services

Teens Beat Back Anti-Muslim Racism Through Basketball

Posted on 04/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

"On the Courts We’re All Equals”

By Teresa Santiago

Catholic Charities Alianza

Tired of the constant anti–Islam, anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant rhetoric, Robert Flores, Alianza Youth Services Division Director decided to transform this...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Alianza Youth Services, Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center, CCCS Alianza

Hurry - Summer Teen Jobs Are Filling Fast

Posted on 03/10/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Apply Through Catholic Charities Now

With snow falling and a Nor’easter on its way, it’s hard to imagine time is running out for teens and young adults to land a summer job.  But it is! 


SYEP IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
If you are a NYC...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: CCCS Alianza

Calling All Teens!

Posted on 03/15/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Time to Land a Summer Job

Moved our clocks forward this week which means time is already ticking for NYC teens to land those valuable - and tough to find - summer jobs.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: SYEP, Summer Youth Employment Program, CCCS Alianza, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, DYDC