Along with millions of other Americans, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) is deeply saddened and angered by the murder of George Floyd and so many other Black people who have been criminalized and treated inhumanely just for being Black. As an organization focused on advancing opportunity for youth in foster care, NYFC witnesses daily the…
Meet Valery Belen Saavedra Lozada, who at four years old stole the hearts of the people of New York City when she was found in 2005 wandering the streets of Queens at 1am alone, barefoot, and crying. She was immediately taken into the custody of Little Flower, a contracted foster care agency with New York City’s Administration…
NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN TO LAUNCH NEW FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT FUND SCHOLARSHIP WITH FINANCIAL LITERACY COACHING COMPONENT
June 26, 2019 New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) is launching a new merit-based scholarship containing a Financial Literacy Coaching component, which will begin accepting applications in Fall 2019. NYFC’s Financial Empowerment Fund will distribute $100,000 over a four-year period to help alleviate student loan debt for a handful of deserving NYFC scholars, who are either…
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.