BACDYS Neighborhood Tour Nov. 2nd, 2016

Posted on November 4, 2016

On Tuesday, November 2nd, we joined Bangladeshi American Community Development & Youth Services (BACDYS) on a tour of City Line, Brooklyn. In partnership with the Asian American Federation (AAFederation), BACDYS invited city officials, community organizers, partner organizations, and local residents…

Going Beyond Feedback Loops

Posted on October 27, 2016

Foundations and nonprofits need to know how the clients they serve feel about the services they offer, and whether these services effectively improve lives. But measuring client satisfaction is a concept borrowed from the private sector that involves feedback loops through data-collection –…

Storycorps Podcast Series

Posted on October 10, 2016

Gabriel Sayegh and Mujahid Farid Every day, we encounter community leaders and organizers whose stories deserve to be shared and celebrated. The New York Foundation partnered with StoryCorps to craft a new lot of short-interview series featuring our trustees, grantees, and…

“Where Are They Now?” Jesus Gonzalez

Posted on September 16, 2016

This year, the New York Foundation celebrates 35 years since creating the Summer Internship in Community Organizing (SICO) program. An idea that came from our grantees, the program seeks to build a pipeline of young people who are interested in…

“Where Are They Now?” Johana Ocana

Posted on September 1, 2016

This year, the New York Foundation celebrates 35 years since creating the Summer Internship in Community Organizing (SICO) program. An idea that came from our grantees, the program seeks to build a pipeline of young people who are interested in…

Reflections on the 2016 Summer Internship in Community Organizing

Posted on August 25, 2016

Written by Samaya Abdus-Salaam, 2016 intern in philanthropy After my experience as a SICO intern with Riders Alliance and the New York Foundation, I have come to understand community organizing through a more nuanced lens. Hearing the interns’ stories about why…

Where Are They Now? Sarah Diaz

Posted on August 15, 2016

This year, the New York Foundation celebrates 35 years since creating the Summer Internship in Community Organizing (SICO) program. An idea that came from our grantees, the program seeks to build a pipeline of young people who are interested in…

“Where Are They Now?” Charlie Uruchima

Posted on July 28, 2016

This year, the New York Foundation celebrates 35 years since creating the Summer Internship in Community Organizing (SICO) program. An idea that came from our grantees, the program seeks to build a pipeline of young people who are interested in…