Great.com Podcast Interviews NYFC Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez
Karim Bukhadurov from Great.com interviewed New Yorkers for Children as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world. Filling In The Gaps In many countries government support and…
NYFC Statement on the Derek Chauvin Verdict
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…
Our Commitment to Stand with our Young People to Fight for Equity
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 Interview with BronxNet
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.
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