Where We Stand

Mayor Signs Foster Care Bills

October 1st, 2014 by

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed a series of bills into law that address the needs and issues of children in foster care. The bills require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to report information related to youth in the foster care system on an annual basis. Specifically, Intro. 104-A, sponsored by Public Advocate Letitia [...]

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Being There After Foster Care!

September 19th, 2014 by

Going the Distance for our Kids after Foster Care Our young people are extraordinarily capable. Yes, they do often find themselves behind because of the trauma and transience they have experienced. But, when they get consistent support and opportunity, they catch up and thrive! At Graham Windham, knowing that success happens over time, we have [...]

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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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