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Our New Board Chair

June 22, 2016 by  
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In October, Elizabeth “Beth” Strobel was named Chair of The Possibility Project’s Board of Directors. We have been lucky to have Beth as a supporter for many years. When she moved back to New York City, we were thrilled to welcome her to our board. In her new role as Chair, she will be responsible […]

Research Report Released: Foster Care Program

June 22, 2016 by  
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The Possibility Project recently received the final report on our Foster Care research project, and the findings demonstrate the important impact we are making for our foster care youth. The study examines the long-term effect of TPP on the interpersonal, emotional, and identity challenges that foster care teenagers face and on their efforts to become […]

“Know How” wins “Social Good Award”

June 22, 2016 by  
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Our film “Know How”—written and acted by youth in our Foster Care Program—won an award for its collaboration with Participant Media for Branded Campaign for a TV Special Programming at the Cynopsis Media Social Good Awards on April 7, 2016. With a goal of raising foster care youths’ voices for change, the Know How campaign […]

Youth Justice Program’s Successful First Year

June 21, 2016 by  
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The 2015-16 Youth Justice Program, our newest initiative, premiered its first original musical, entitled “A Chance Of…,” on March 23-26, 2016 at the West Side Y’s Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater. The show, written by the cast from the stories of their lives, drew a parallel to the realities and need for reform in the […]

College Visits with IECA

June 21, 2016 by  
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In February 2016, juniors and seniors from all of The Possibility Project’s programs, many of whom had never visited a college campus, visited Siena College in Albany, NY. During the visit, our youth received a guided tour of the campus and had the opportunity to speak with current Siena students—including Laniqua Mack, a TPP Foster […]

The Possibility Party

April 18, 2016 by  
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Come support the life-changing work of The Possibility Project by joining the Young Professionals Committee on Thursday, May 5th at the Button office rooftop. Tickets include an open bar, appetizers, and a fun night connecting with other New Yorkers who care about the future of our city and the young people in it.  Space is […]

New Collaborations

December 17, 2015 by  
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Joe Torre Safe at Home – The Possibility Project will be providing arts and violence prevention training to youth in a multi-service program for abuse survivors that is part of Safe at Home’s community violence prevention initiative. Programming will take place at Margaret’s Place, an in-school safe space for violence survivors, in one middle school […]

Young Professionals Raise $6K

December 14, 2015 by  
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On September 10th our Young Professionals Committee had their first fundraiser at People Lounge, and it was a huge success. We sold 125 tickets, raffled off 22 prizes donated by local business, and raised over $6,000 for our programs. During the event, a few of our alumni spoke about their experience with our program and […]

Party at People: A YPC Event

August 3, 2015 by  
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Please join the Young Professionals Committee on September 10, from 7-10 pm at People Lounge for a fundraiser to support the amazing efforts of The Possibility Project. The Possibility Project is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization operating four programs for youth in New York City that empowers them to transform the negative forces in their […]

“Know How” Opens in Theaters

May 15, 2015 by  
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“Know How” is premiering in Theaters TODAY! Opening night will include a Q&A with the cast and producer. Friday, May 15, 2015 @ 7:00pm Cinema Village – 22 E 12th St, NYC 10003 Can’t attend on the 15th? “Know How” will be showing 3pm and 7pm every day between May 15th and 21st. Buy tickets […]

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