Where We Stand

Our Kids Learn to Kayak!

August 18th, 2014 by

Big shout out to Jessie Stone and the entire Jackson Kayak team for teaching our kids how to kayak! Such a fun adventure and learning experience that they will remember forever. To learn more, read Jessie’s article below about the NYC City Kids Kayaking Camp program! “Teaching people to kayak is something I love to do, and exposing kids [...]

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The Vegetarian Lion

July 22nd, 2014 by

Thanks to The Animation Project for such a successful premiere of The Vegetarian Lion. My favorite quote of one of our students: “This is going on my resume!” The Vegetarian Lion is a joint production of Graham Windham and The Animation Project. It was created and directed by our youth enrolled in the SLAM Justice Scholars Program , this animation uses metaphor [...]

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Unity Game!

July 15th, 2014 by

On Thursday, July 10th, Graham Windham was proud to host a Unity Game for the residents of the Manhattanville and Grant Houses. A first-of-its kind basketball game that brought together the kids from the Manhattanville and Grant Houses to our new Cornerstone program located at the Manhattanville Community Center. Special thanks to Shola Olatoye, Chair [...]

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Leadership Academy Graduates!

July 11th, 2014 by

This is an exciting time for Graham Windham as we celebrate the first Leadership Academy Graduation. Leadership is something that matters in every role at Graham Windham. Our direct practice staff spends their days leading children, young people and families towards their goals in life. Nothing we do is more important than that. We launched the [...]

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A Day of Service (and Joy)

March 24th, 2014 by

Last year, hundreds of us from across Graham Windham — Staff, the Bengals (our inspiring youth leaders), Foster Parents and our Board – met at Richman (Echo) Park in the Mt. Hope neighborhood in the Bronx, a couple of blocks from our neighborhood office.  Others fanned out in Brooklyn and Harlem to recruit strong foster parents.  At Echo Park [...]

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