With the recent closing of DOE schools in NYC, we want to be able to provide health resources for our Concrete Safaris Community. We will be updating our e-news with resources, both online and the NYC area. Subscribe to our e-news here: INTERNET SOURCES: Need to explain COVID to your kids? Use this zine from…

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Over the month of February, Brenda has stepped forward as a role model to her classmates, and shows others how to be active with a smile on her face. Brenda enjoys experiencing new things and the teamwork she finds in the City Surfers program. Her favorite activity is photography class, but she still puts her…

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During our Summer 2019 Summer Youth Experience Program (SYEP), one of our Jefferson Gardens cohorts had the opportunity to learn professional skills from SCOR Reinsurance Company. The staff of SCOR gave one-on-one attention to our 20 youth during a mock interviews segment of their workshop. Staff members provided feedback on performance, and allowed our youth…

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Recently, GOSO (Getting Out, Staying Out) featured our Concrete Safaris garden interns on their blog! Read the article below on the experiences of Keybo and MJ at Jefferson Gardens. We are so grateful to partner with GOSOWorks, and to work with their wonderful GOSO guys!

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Butterfly Conservatory Our city surfers spent a Friday at the Museum of Natural History’s Butterfly Conservatory! The exhibit hosts over 500 butterflies and our city surfers loved to see the colors and shapes of these fluttery friends. Second grader Shiloh said “I liked that all the butterflies had different colors and that they eat sweet…

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Today, our new website is launching. We invite your feedback so that we can better serve children and youth in East Harlem and beyond. In Health, The Concrete Safaris Team

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