Sea Service Members to Beautify Harlem Community Center with Habitat NYC

Posted by: Stephanie on May 25, 2017

Sea service members, including members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard will help Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC) revitalize the Drew Hamilton Community Center on May 25 and 26 as a part of the 29th Fleet Week New York. As part of Habitat NYC’s “A Brush with […]

The Systematic Starvation of Those Who Do Good

Posted by: Stephanie on February 25, 2017

Despite the importance of human services and other nonprofits to employees and those they serve, many nonprofit workers do not earn a living wage. In an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, CV President and CEO Jeremy Kohomban and Assistant Vice President David Collins argue that the social services sector can do better. Read […]

Inwood House merges with The Children’s Village

Posted by: Stephanie on January 3, 2017

The Children’s Village is pleased to announce that its merger with Inwood House, a 186-year-old New York City charity specializing in pregnant and parenting teens and pregnancy prevention, was finalized December 31, 2016. “We are delighted to welcome the Inwood House staff and programs into the CV family,” said Jeremy Kohomban, President and CEO of […]

Family Matters: Testimony Before NY Council

Posted by: Stephanie on September 23, 2016

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.     The text of his testimony […]

President Kohomban Testifies Before NYC City Council

Posted by: Stephanie on April 5, 2016

Children’s Village President and CEO Dr. Jeremy Kohomban testified before the NYC City Council on April 4, 2016. The hearing, held by City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal, was called to discuss the financial challenges facing nonprofit organizations in the city, particularly the need for city and state governments to provide funding for the indirect costs associated with […]

Senator Gillibrand Honors The Children’s Village as an Angel in Adoption™

Posted by: Stephanie on October 7, 2015

The Children’s Village is honored to be recognized as Senator Gillibrand’s honoree for the Angels in Adoption award for outstanding advocacy of adoption and foster care issues. The Angels in Adoption award is being given by The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about children in need of permanent, safe, […]

CV in Iraq: A Special Report

Posted by: Stephanie on August 18, 2015

CV staff ambassadors spent 5 days in Baghdad at the invitation of the Iraqi government. The purpose was to identify how CV can expand our assistance with the orphan crisis facing Iraq – a project CV started with the Iraqi Children Foundation in 2009.

One Last Chance

Posted by: Stephanie on August 2, 2014

Vaughan Thorpe, with fellow Harlem Justice Community Program graduate Cadeem Gibbs, appeared on Fox 5 Good Day Street Talk on August 2 alongside Charles Davis of The Children’s Village. First-time film maker Vaughan Thorpe wrote and directed the docudrama One Last Chance. Set in the Harlem community, the story depicts how several young men adversely […]

Congratulations Class of 2014

Posted by: Stephanie on June 30, 2014

Congratulations to the class of 2014! These 18 young men have overcome numerous obstacles to graduate from high school and the entire CV family is proud of their accomplishments. As Valedictorian, Anthony R (pictured left), said in his speech, “The Class of 2014 isn’t a ‘class’, we’re a family.” Congratulations to the Family of 2014! […]

Spring 2014 News from the Village

Posted by: Stephanie on May 19, 2014

After school lets out, fifteen rowdy fourth graders fly through the swinging kitchen doors at CV’s Polo Grounds Community Center, eager to prepare their after-school snack. The kids take one look at Chef Richard Krause, their Culinary Arts teacher, standing tall and serious at the head of the long stainless steel table, and lower their […]

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