Governor Cuomo Announcea $3.4 Million In Funding For Public/Private Partnerships to Support Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Programs Statewide. Read About it HERE

New York State Senator Nozzolio sponsors Senate Bill S-4489 relating to the age of criminal responsibility:

The Animation Project Announces a New Partnership with The Osborne Association

  • BRONX, NEW YORK – Today, The Animation Project (TAP) and The Osborne Association announced a partnership to provide TAP’s innovative 3D Computer Animation Groups for youth enrolled in The Osborne Association’s Justice Community program in the Bronx. The participants will create a Public Service Announcement about a community issue. The PSA will be shown and disseminated in various ways to raise awareness of the issue and be used as an advocacy tool to think of ways of addressing it. The Osborne Association’s Justice Community program offers environmental literacy, job readiness training, and career exploration opportunities for court-involved young adults between 18 and 24 years old residing in the Bronx. READ MORE ABOUT THE ANIMATION PROJECT HERE:



JUVENILE JUSTICE WORKING GROUP Spring Meeting in Boston. Tuesday, April 23 from 11:30AM-4:30PM EST  We will meet at Roca in Chelsea, where we will be joined by Molly Baldwin, Roca’s executive director, MA Commissioner for the Department of Youth Services, Edward Dolan, and John Grossman from Third Sector Capital Partners to discuss Roca’s Innovation Model and Social  Innovation Financing Project.  At 2PM, we will be joined by funders from Boston’s Youth Violence Prevention Collaborative for a rich discussion about collaborative grant making.  RSVP to

YTFG Spring Action Meeting in Boston. Wednesday, April 24 from 8:30AM-5PM EST  “Understanding Our Impact in Philanthropy, Defining Next Steps.”  The meeting will focus on the impact and success of our collective philanthropic investments to support the successful transitions of older youth to adulthood.  We’ll get a chance to recap some of our major accomplishments, while working together to think collectively about what the next phase of our Connected by 25 framework can look like at individual foundations and within our work groups. For more information or to register, contact Lisa McGill at

May 1, 2013 1-4pm: Shirley Chisholm Residence, East New York, Brooklyn. The Community Provider Experience with the Close-to-Home Initiative.

An Open House Celebration and Panel Discussion About:

  • The Missouri Approach
  • Infusing the Sanctuary Model for Trauma-Informed Care
  • Specialized Non-Secure Placement for the LGBTQ Population
  • Solution-Based Casework and Aftercare
  • The Youth Experience
  • Lunch will be served in the garden and transportation from Manhattan will be provided