Workshop on Recognizing Systemic Racism

Workshop on Recognizing Systemic Racism

Collaboration in action! Today our young men form our local MBK and Black Diamonds group were privileged to participate in a workshop on recognizing systemic racism with Actor/activist Russell Jones, founder of Blindspot. Russell is the founder of Blind Spot,...
Theatre As a Tool to Educate and Inspire Change

Theatre As a Tool to Educate and Inspire Change

This year, The Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) of Peekskill presents two heart warming musicals: The Ugly Duckling and Show Way. The Ugly Duckling is a story of a plain-looking little bird born in a barnyard, who is teased and mocked as he searches to find his place...
Girl Rising Leadership & Empowerment Program Resumes

Girl Rising Leadership & Empowerment Program Resumes

For the 6th year, NECS launches our youth leadership and empowerment program open to young girls aged between approximately 12 – 14 with the goal of assisting them to navigate through a crucial stage in their lives. Those in their early adolescent years possess...
Sponsor a Child to attend Summer Camp 2018

Sponsor a Child to attend Summer Camp 2018

Sponsor A Child Campaign. Dear NECS Supporters and community members, Want to help make a difference in the life of a child less fortunate? Want to help bridge the opportunity gap for African American and Latino children? If so, please consider sponsoring a child to...
Thankful For Your Support

Thankful For Your Support

Dear Friends, Thank you all who contributed to our fund drive in 2017. We managed to raise approximate $12,000 towards programming at NECS and we have a few pledges to be bet, so we hope to raise a little more. This year, NECS is transitioning to a non profit 501(c)3...
Empowering Boys of Color

Empowering Boys of Color

My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is an initiative that was launched by President Obama to ensure all of our nation’s boys and young men of color (BYMOC) have equal opportunity to live up to their full potential. NECS is one of the local organizations invited by...