Education

Childcare provided by Hour Children 
Photo: Courtesy of Hour Children

Hour Children

Hour Children, located in the Long Island City/Astoria area, helps incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children successfully maintain family connections, rejoin the community, reunite with their families, and build healthy, independent and secure lives. Hour Children’s community-based programs include: supportive housing; employment training and placement; therapeutic services; and childcare. In prison, Hour Children… Read more

Ravenswood II Program
Photo: Courtesy of I Have a Dream Foundation — New York

I Have a Dream Foundation — New York

The I Have a Dream Foundation — New York motivates and empowers children living in low-income communities to reach their educational and career potential. The organization does this by providing a long-term program of academic support with a 3:1 student-to-volunteer ratio along with mentoring and enrichment. College-bound students get support from the organization’s “last dollar”… Read more