THE COMMUNITIES THAT WE SERVE
We have worked with (NYCHA) since 2004 in providing empowerment programs and special events to residents throughout New York City’s five boroughs. As a result, S4L has developed a strong, positive presence in communities across New York City; we’ve demonstrated the ability to collaborate with multiple partners and City agencies; as well as, established ability to execute a collaborative, creative approach with multiple partners.
S4L PROGRAM GOALS
To provide a wide range of quality programming at the community center in order to increase participation and resident satisfaction:
►To promote physical education, a greater sense of discipline, self-confidence, health, strength and overall well being;
►Increase youth’s awareness about the social, economic, and health-related problems prevalent in their communities;
►Instill positive values and build character;
►Help youth develop the ability to think critically about their own decisions and behavior;
►Provide youth with healthy alternatives to living high-risk, self-destructive lifestyles;
►Demonstrate and promote instruction and technical assistance in the functions, responsibilities and roles of a resident council.
►Encourage participates in self-help initiatives to enable residents to create a positive living environment for families living in public housing.
► Pre- and post-program tests are administered to assess changes in the program participants knowledge and understanding on the workshop materials
► Attendance lists are kept for each workshop
► Written and oral staff evaluations/feedback will are solicited at the end of each workshop
► Records are kept with the number of people referred by their peers to S4L programs