17th of November 2015

“Help With School and Life in East Harlem”, The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal visited Coalition School for Social Change, one of the high schools we serve in East Harlem. The story addresses the challenges faced by students and the school on a daily basis, and how Partnership is addressing these obstacles. Our team at Coalition runs peer mediation and mentoring groups, provides one-on-one counseling […]

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4th of November 2015

“At a school in Brooklyn’s poorest neighborhood, literacy is up and disciplinary problems are down”, The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report and WNYC describe our social work services at P.S. 446 in Brownsville, where students struggle with instability, homelessness and violence. Principal Meghan Dunn and Partnership with Children Executive Director Margaret Crotty discuss the importance of the support our social workers provide for students and families living in poverty. Principal Dunn says the […]

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26th of October 2015

“Crown Heights Middle School Getting Special Staffer to Lower Suspensions”, DNA Info

CROWN HEIGHTS — A struggling Crown Heights middle school is about to get a full-time staffer to help them resolve conflict in the classroom and drive down the school’s suspension rate, officials said. Ebbets Field Middle School (M.S. 352) has struggled with discipline issues in recent years, advocates said, suspending 88 students — at a […]

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15th of October 2015

Press Release: Brooklyn Community Foundation Funds Restorative Justice Programs in 4 Brooklyn Schools to Reduce Suspensions and Arrests

Thank you to the Brooklyn Community Foundation for choosing Partnership with Children as one of four grantees to launch the Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project, designed to create a sustainable and racially just model for school-based disciplinary reform that can be scaled across the New York City school system.  Studies show that student suspensions disproportionately impact […]

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30th of September 2015

“CEO Corner: Margaret Crotty, Partnership with Children”, New York Nonprofit Media

New York Nonprofit’s Jeff Stein sat down with Margaret Crotty, executive director of Partnership with Children, a nonprofit organization that serves 17,000 students in all 5 boroughs, providing critical counseling and intervention services. Partnership with Childrens’ teams of experienced social workers work with students at the highest risk of academic failure and dropout and also […]

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26th of September 2015

“As city acts on their cause, community school advocates carve out a new role”, Chalkbeat

Armed with orange and blue balloons, a throng of parents and children converged on the education department headquarters this week chanting, “We want, we need, a community school policy.” Within minutes, a top city official approached the crowd, borrowed an organizer’s bullhorn, and said the city had heard their demand: The policy was on its […]

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17th of August 2015

“Chocolateship with Children” for Partnership with Children!

Calling all chocolate lovers – starting on August 24th and running through September 30th, guests can purchase a “Chocolateship with Children” milkshake at Potbelly Sandwich Shops throughout New York City and New Jersey to support Partnership with Children.  Potbelly will donate a portion of sales for each shake sold.    “Partnership with Children’s programs  support […]

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12th of August 2015

Partnership with Children’s Summer Quest Featured on NY1

Every day, we learn more about the social and emotional needs of children. Partnership with Children is focused on creating environments and providing counseling to help children who are faced with extraordinary difficulties related to poverty. Summer can be particularly difficult, given the lack of structure and the absence of programs that students rely on throughout […]

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9th of June 2015

Partnership with Children Raises $1.16 Million at Annual Spring Gala

On Thursday, June 4th, Partnership with Children hosted its Annual Spring Gala, raising $1.16 million to support its social work services for more than 17,000 New York City school children. Mark Dowley, Chief Strategy Officer at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated and Chairmanof DDCD & Partners, and Marianne Gambelli, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer […]

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26th of May 2015

Partnership with Children Staff is New Yorker of the Week!

We are thrilled to share that Partnership with Children’s Program Director George Lavezzary, LMSW, has just been named New Yorker of the Week by NY1 News. In fact, he is “a superhero,” according to one of the students interviewed. To see the NY1 feature and to learn how George helps “students overcome life’s barriers to […]

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