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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 […]

Hiring: Ticketing Assistant

April 27, 2015 by  
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The Possibility Project is seeking a brilliant individual to serve as Ticketing Assistant for our two Spring productions, “In Theory” and “Borderline.” ***This is a temporary freelance position with a possibility for future engagement.*** Please apply by April 29, 2015. Description: The Ticketing Assistant will be responsible for processing pre-sales and box office transactions for […]

100% College Bound

December 16, 2014 by  
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90% of our 12th graders go on to college. Our aim now is for 100% of them to attend college and to land in schools that best meet their needs and support their aspirations. So…this year, we have implemented a partnership with the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) to do just that. Led by Marilyn […]

Three Original Musicals in 2014

December 15, 2014 by  
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Over three weeks this year, over 3,000 people packed into off-Broadway theatres to witness an abundance of honesty, hope and resilience presented by the teenagers in our three programs. These three original musicals were created by 139 NYC teenagers and played to sold out houses of families, friends, and community members. Every show was unique […]

Our Foster Care Impact

December 15, 2014 by  
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With the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, we will be conducting an evaluation of our Foster Care Program in 2015. The project will examine our program’s long-term impact on youth in care. The research will focus on alumni from the Foster Care Program and the quality of their lives since their participation. […]

Changing Foster Care

December 15, 2014 by  
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We introduced our foster care film “Know How” to audiences at film festivals this year to generate awareness of its release in 2015. We were selected for 17 festivals, captured 10 awards and won Project of the Year on IndieWire – our favorite moment was Claribelle Pagan winning the Best Leading Actress award at the […]

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