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
Paul Muratore on “Good Day Street Talk”
Paul Muratore, the founder and executive director of Connections, a CV program, discusses his background, how he came to develop the mentoring program, and his mentoring relationship with Hasani Callwood on the Fox5 television show “Good Day Street Talk.”
The Children’s Village Transformative Mentoring
The Children’s Village in the Bronx offers mentors to teenagers who face aging out of foster care. The mentors, or “credible messengers,” are former foster children themselves. They use writing and conversation and draw from their personal experiences to motivate these foster teens.
Honoring a Day of Silence 2015
In honor of the Day of Silence, staff at the Children’s Village wrote affirming statements to youth who are being bullied and LGBTQ youth to remind them to be proud of who they are and that we support them no matter what!
One Last Chance
Because I’m 16
Because I’m 16…..is a video collaboration between Judge Michael A. Corriero, who presided over the cases of youth in the adult criminal court system; T.J. Parsell a filmmaker who as a teenager served time in an adult prison; and a group of students in the New York Center for Juvenile Justice’s summer associates program.
Disruptive Forces in Action
Residential Care: It’s Not Too Late to Undo the Damage
Hear how The Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., has turned residential care into an emergency room-like program with community investment for families and youth.
For 160 years The Children’s Village has been serving children and families in the greater New York City area. To read more about our innovative work visit us at www.childrensvillage.org
One segment of a Bill Moyers PBS Special covering the challenges that young people in residential care face. The special follows a couple of young men working at building successful lives through utilizing teh resources and opportunities at The Children’s Village.