The program’s mission is to develop and implement systemic and supportive interventions and opportunities for high school students identified as at-risk for dropping out of school, which ensure that these students will graduate from high school as a highly competent young adults and are prepared to enter post-secondary education and the workforce.
Upward Bound Program at Medgar Evers College
This federally-funded initiative provides fundamental support to high school students in their preparation for college entrance, most of whom are coming from low-income families and/or from parents not holding a baccalaureate degree.
New York City Civic Engagement Program (NYCCEP) at Barnard College
Barnard College was founded to support women as leaders, innovators, and scholars in their communities. Through NYCCEP, the college is helping to build a new reality for students to become active and engaged citizens who solve complex problems at the local and global levels. The program provides the tools and resources to integrate students’ civic engagement into their academic and professional work.
Services for the UnderServed
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. By delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person, we help transform lives, improve neighborhoods and boost future generations.
Kenneth Cole Community Action Program at Columbia University
In partnership with the Center for Career Education and Student Engagement, this program provides Columbia College students with a New York-based internship in the field of civic engagement and not-for-profit. Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference.
The Mailman School of Public Health Field Placement Office at Columbia University
The Office helps develop new domestic and international practicum sites for Master’s of Public Health students, works to expand existing sites and increase student participation across departments, standardizes student scopes of work, and provides on-site logistical support for students and supervisors.
Join United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
An innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment,
care and support.
Citizen Committee for New York City
For more than 35 years, Citizens Committee for New York City has supported volunteer-led neighborhood groups carrying out community improvement projects in the most underserved neighborhoods and schools across all five boroughs.
The Credit Suisse Americas Foundation
Charitable and volunteer activities focused on ways that leverage contributions to have the greatest possible impact on the community.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan (exclusive partner)
The Public Service Project at Stroock, recognized as an innovative and respectful leader in the delivery of pro bono legal services, is the cornerstone of the firm’s longtime commitment to the public interest.
We Are All Brooklyn (WAAB) Coalition
Promotes and facilitates understanding, cooperation, and mutual appreciation and respect among Brooklyn’s diverse communities – Click here for website.
Glenda del Monte Escalante – TDN Artistic Ambassador / Award-winning Afro Latin Artist-Educator
Glenda del Monte Escalante (aka Glenda del E) is a multifaceted Afro Latin Soul artist from Cuba, who is passionate about being able to influence, inspire, motivate and collaborate the world with her music. Open to a variety of musical influences, from Classical piano repertoire and Cuban folklore, to Hip-Hop, R&B and Jazz, del E has managed to establish herself as an extremely talented versatile musician amongst diverse music circles in Havana, Miami, Toronto and currently in NYC. Her experience as a seasoned musician, educator and performer, has crossed barriers and frontiers, thus being able to collaborate with musicians from different cultures, ages, and music genres. Statement of Support: “Life without music will be a mistake and that’s why I believe in the power of the arts to promote health among young people. In my teens, arts filled me with joy and gave me the strength to move forward and accomplish my goals. I strongly support the idea of Transdiaspora Network providing the right tools, the right mindset and the right environment where youth can learn about HIV prevention and talk about the future without fears.” Artist Website – Watch LOVE, UNITY & PASSION campaign video (The use of the artist’s photo has been authorized by Glenda Escalante del Monte)
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