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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

   LEADING YOUTH TO SUCCESS!

 We have serviced over 2,000 youth and families by providing educational, mentoring and performing art services to youth of low-income families in New York City.   

Community Program

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Mentoring

 

One on one mentoring services offered to youth ages 5-18 years of age.  Youth are connected and matched with a mentor who invests in their development and growth. Services include skill building, conflict resolutions, family support and recreational services. 

 

Male Mentor Groups

Teen Mentor Groups  focus on empowering, building an enhancing self-esteem and self-image in teens. 

Educational Services

 

Genesis Early Scholars 

 

  • Homework,in subjects ELA, Math, Social Studies.

  • Project Assistance/Theme Based ProjectsGroup 

  • NYS Examinations Test Prep

  • Becoming a Master Test-Taker

 

Leadership Program

Students develop and enhance leadership skills essential to becoming a successful leader in society. Services include

 

  • Service Learning Opportunities for students

  • Innovative and hands on curriculum for middle school and high school students

  • College Readiness

  • Career and vocational assistance                    

Educating, Developing and Raising the Next Generation of Leaders 

Performing Arts
 
Dance

This program is for youth interested in learning the core fundaments and art of dancing. Jazz, Ballet, African Dance. Students perform at venues, concerts, and shows!

 

SATURDAYS 10:00-12:00PM

Gun Hill Community Center 

 

Cosmetology 
For those of with a passion for beauty, it often started at a young age. There’s no need to delay perfecting your beauty skills, high school is a great time to begin thinking about beauty school. Going from high school to cosmetology school can be intimidating and confusing, but we are here to help break it down for you.

 

 

 

LOCATIONS

GUN HILL COMMUNITY CENTER 

745 Magenta Ave

Bronx, NY 10467 

PS/IS 178

2163 Dean Street

Brooklyn, NY 11233

 

Mailing Address

3640 White Plains Road

Bronx, NY 10467

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