The Children’s Village President and CEO Dr. Jeremy Kohomban testified before the NYC Council’s Committee on Juvenile Justice on September 21. Citing research and frontline experience, his testimony highlighted the critical need for family engagement to the long-term success of youth involved with the justice system. Dr. Kohomban concluded with three specific recommendations. More Info
Ms. Ridder served on the Board of Directors from 1974 to 2008. She holds a B.S. from Aldephi College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and an M.S. in social work from Columbia University. After a career in social work, she served on the Council of Voluntary Child Care Agencies, the Community Council of Greater New York, the Board of Prep for Prep and the alumnae of the Brearley School. She is past president of the Greenburgh Eleven School board.