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
Mr. Schwartz was elected to the Board in 2014. He is a graduate of Amherst College and has an MA degree from Teachers College, Columbia. Schwartz is retired following a 40 year career as a secondary school teacher and administrator, most of it at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School. He was a member of the Dobbs Ferry Board of Education from 1976-1982 and President for one year, and he was a member of the Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education from 1983-1985. He is at present Vice-Chair of the Westchester-Putnam Working Families Party, Chair of the Children’s Village Community Advisory Committee, a volunteer in the CV In-kind gifts program, and a tutor in the Greenburgh 11 school.