NYN Daily (4/27/16)


NYC, Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Sunny skies. New York City, high 59; Albany, high 60; Buffalo, high 55.


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NYN At the Board Table - Dan Arshack, Center for Community Alternatives: Dan Arshack Esq, the recently appointed president of the Center for Community Alternatives' board, talks with NYN Media about onboarding a new executive director and navigating the challenging transition away from being a founder-driven board. Watch the interview.


NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs launches NYCitizenship Services: As part of NYCitizenship, New Yorkers will receive free services that include appointments with a trusted attorney for help with citizenship applications, information sessions about the citizenship process and its benefits, and free and confidential financial counseling, Asian Journal reports. Read more.


Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel to lead New York State Arts Council: Currently the council’s vice president, Dr. Diamonstein-Spielvogel, who holds a Ph.D., said in a telephone interview that one of her goals as chairwoman was to expand “meaningful engagement with the more diverse communities of New York,” outside New York City, where there are fewer resources, the New York Times reports. Read more.


Rochester nonprofit names new director: Tierre Webster is leaving his role as program supervisor at Rochester Family Services to take on the duties of executive director at Next Chapter Ministries, the Post Bulletin reports. The nonprofit Next Chapter manages three residential aftercare homes, support for families of prisoners, a youth center for high risk teenagers, and an outreach for children. Read more.


How the other fifth lives: This self-segregation of a privileged fifth of the population is changing the American social order and the American political system, creating a self-perpetuating class at the top, which is ever more difficult to break into, Thomas Edsill writes in the New York Times. Read more.



The Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders is jointly sponsored by the Graduate School of Social Service and the Gabelli School of Business and offers an array of educational programs. Visit our website to learn more about our Certificate program and free morning lecture series as well as our Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership program that was recently ranked #9 by U.S. World & News!





All Stars Project, Inc. raises $2,012,000 at annual national gala: 


On April 18 at Lincoln Center, Gabrielle Kurlander, President and CEO, All Stars Project, Inc., led the All Stars Project 2016 National Gala. The event honored the contributions of executives from American corporate and educational institutions including EY, MetLife, Hunt Consolidated, PWC and Washington College, and over $2M was raised in support of All Stars programs. The Gala highlighted the Development School for Youth, an All Stars program that partners with the business community to help inner-city young people learn a professional performance, followed by placing them in paid summer internships. This summer, All Stars Project will be placing a record number of 500 young people in internships at 150 companies across the country.



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Therapist, Seamen's Society for Children and Families

Therapist will provide age appropriate weekly counseling to children 17 years old or younger who have witnessed domestic violence. Duties and Responsibilities: Engage with parents to set up appointments and plan schedule; supply therapy area with age appropriate toys and games; provide age appropriate therapeutic counseling to children; engage in supervision as needed with supervising therapist. Qualifications/Requirements: LCSW, LMSW or Licensed Psychologist required. FFT or MST experience a plus. Click here for more information.


Psychologist/Consultant, Seamen's Society for Children and Families

Duties/Responsibilities: Complete comprehensive Psychological batteries on children and adolescents in foster care; ensure written reports are completed timely; conducts and completes initial & annual developmental and mental health screenings for children under 5. NYS licensed Psychologist required. Click here for more information.


Educational Director, Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services/Safe Space 

Sheltering Arms is currently seeking an Educational Director for our Early Childhood Education Program. The Ed Director will be responsible for the overall administration and supervision of our Betances Day Care Center, in the Bronx. Responsibilities include the coordination and supervision of all program components, including the intellectual growth of children ages 2-4 years old; providing preventative health and social services, nutrition, staff development, and community outreach; promoting parent involvement in program operation; and fiscal management/accountability, and office/facilities management. Click here for more information.


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AMS will be hosting a NY Nonprofit Accounting Meetup on May 11th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at Slattery's Midtown Pub. Come network with us for: Career advancement, partnerships, business development, and professional conversation. All are welcome. Your first drink is on AMS! Register today.





* De Blasio’s $82.2 billion executive budget focused on savings extracted from city agencies, and a few new programs addressing recent problems like snarled snowplows and voting woes in the presidential primary, The New York Times reports. Read more. 


* De Blasio said he would earmark additional money for the city’s third water tunnel to ensure that clean drinking water could be delivered within 48 hours of an emergency shutdown of City Water Tunnel No. 2, the Times reports. Read more. 


* A former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo was included in memos that outlined a coordinated fundraising effort to help Democratic candidates for the state Senate, now the subject of a criminal inquiry with de Blasio at the center, Politico New York reports. Read more. 






Nonprofit collects recyclables from canners: FOX5 profiles Sure We Can, the only nonprofit can redemption center in the city. While its primary function is collecting containers and selling them back to distributors, they also create and sell compost, grow fresh vegetables, and bring in local students to learn about the environment. Read more.


Brooklyn teens call for peace in new short films on gun violence: To showcase some of the positive things Brooklyn teenagers can do, YO S.O.S. — whose name stands for “Youth Organizing to Save Our Street” — has been working for months to create their own online video campaign, dubbed #6FeetAbove, with a non-violent message. The result is three powerful videos — a short film, a music video and several recordings of original spoken word poetry — made with assistance from three arts nonprofits, Urban Art Beat, Urban Arts Partnership and Urban Word NYC. Read more.






Nonprofit OpCon is taking place June 9th at Baruch College.  This event will focus on streamlining operations and processes for New York’s nonprofit organizations.  We will have a full day of sessions with topics on technology, finance, risk assessment, hiring talent, output versus outcome, real estate and more.  Don’t miss this opportunity to join executive leadership from New York’s nonprofits.  Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are still available. For more details or to RSVP, please click here.


For the first time, New York Nonprofit Media celebrates Front-Line Heroes in the nonprofit community on April 26, 2016 at 8:00am at New York Law School. The event will celebrate the accomplishments of the 25 honorees who exhibit the traits of a Front-Line Hero: a committed, innovative behind-the-scenes human service practitioner, leader and advocate for change in New York.  To place congratulatory ads, buy VIP tables, or view our current list of winners, please click here.


The Role of Business in K-12 Education: May 19th, Hunter College - City & State Reports presents a one-day, high-impact conference that will explore how businesses, foundations and nonprofits can have a tangible, positive effect on K-12 education. Stanley Litow of IBM; Dale Russakoff, author of “The Prize”; and Lisa Belzberg of PENCIL present. Early bird and nonprofit rates available. Register now.




SECTOR FOCUS: Religious Charities


Catholic Charities raises $142k, announces name change: Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County joined with more than 500 friends and supporters to mark the nonprofit human service agency’s 10th anniversary, the Hudson Valley News Network writes. Read more.






11 a.m. – New York City first lady Chirlane McCray delivers remarks at Denim Day NYC Rally to End Sexual Violence, City Hall Steps, Manhattan.


12 p.m. – The state Assembly holds joint public hearing on worker safety programs in the State following uptick in construction accidents across New York City, Assembly Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, Manhattan.




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