Celebrating 2020 Accomplishments

Highlighting our amazing Achievers and caregivers

Social Justice and Anti-Racism Framework

Hosted By Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star Lena Hall with Celebrity Performers Josh Groban, Tituss Burgess, Darren Criss and More

2020 Friends New York Investor Report

Our Method

We select families impacted by systems who have children between the age of 4-6 in New York City. We amplify their voices as they write their own stories of hope and resilience.

Our Model

We commit to each child for the long-term.
12+ years, no matter what.

Each child is paired with a paid professional mentor called a Friend.

Our Outcomes

100% of youth go on to enroll in post-secondary education, serve our country or enter the workforce.

91% of youth receive their high school diploma or GED.

95% of youth remain free from involvement in the juvenile justice system.

94% of youth wait to parent until after their teen years.

Leadership Supporters