Today is a monumental day. Derek Chauvin, the police officer responsible for killing George Floyd nearly one year ago, was found guilty on all counts. This is a small victory within the context of the long history of racial injustices in this country, but a victory nonetheless. This verdict does not bring back the full…
With the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines ramping up, it seemed like we might all be able to finally breathe a sigh of relief. But with the continued onslaught of police brutality, the rise of hate crimes, and the pervasive systemic racism that affects every aspect of American life, we are not yet able to breathe…
NYFC Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez sits down with BronxNet OPEN Host Daren Jaime to discuss how the organization is working to create pathways to lifelong empowerment and success for transition-age and aged-out foster youth in NYC.
March 17, 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of New Yorkers For Children transitioning to quasi remote services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the rest of the city and most of the country, our staff had to pivot quickly, with the goal of never lapsing in our services for youth in NYC foster care. It has been a…
At NYFC, we believe that Black Lives Matter.
We have compiled these anti-racist resources to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) youth and adults and to educate non-BIPOC individuals on how they can practice anti-racism in their everyday lives.
Whether you are new to social justice issues, or have been involved for years and are simply looking to learn more, we hope these resources and ideas are valuable to you.
While we are not experts in this field, we are passionate about this work. Please help us grow this list of credible resources by providing feedback and additional suggestions. We are excited to hear from you so that we can learn and serve as best we can.