Where We Stand

NYS Assembly Passes The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act

March 16th, 2015 by

  The New York State Assembly today unanimously passed legislation to save lives by preventing the exploitation of children and adults who are victims of human trafficking. The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act will improve New York State’s response to human trafficking and increase the accountability of buyers and traffickers. Under the leadership of Sanctuary […]

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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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