"Poor nutrition can impair our well-being and daily health and can also reduce our ability to lead an enjoyable and active life."
Lucila Santana, CAMBA’s Emergency Food Pantry Coordinator
In 2013, the national … Read More
Last fall, Earl Whitfield introduced students at Beacon 166 to the prospect of an afterschool program in fencing. Their immediate reactions weren’t exactly enthusiastic.
“They were referencing Game of Thrones, and … Read More
What makes it so hard for students in central Brooklyn to graduate high school and go on to college? Where some may have pointed to statistics that focus on failing … Read More
SafeCare is about telling you that you’re good, you’ve got this.
-Dayshawn Noble, SafeCare participant
Throughout March, which is Women’s History Month, we have reflected on the value and promise that each … Read More
Organizations like Girls Who Code exist to empower and challenge young women to imagine themselves in places they couldn’t before.
CAMBA commits to sending young people to college and into careers … Read More
How well do you know your neighborhood?
By the end of this month, high school students in Brownsville, Brooklyn will know the streets and businesses within their neighborhoods very well. As … Read More
On a Thursday evening before Memorial Day weekend, about 120 current and former students, their family members, their friends, and staff members of CAMBA's Adult Literacy Center gathered at the … Read More
Last weekend, CAMBA's HIV Prevention team joined with Brooklyn's LGBTQ community in celebration of Brooklyn Pride. The team handed out condoms and information about the new HIV prevention methods, PreEP … Read More
Imagine the populations of New York City, Boston, Washington, DC, and Philadelphia combined. Now imagine that those cities are entirely filled with children who have been forced from their homes … Read More
CAMBA’s summer camps provide many opportunities for enrichment which combat this “summer slide.”
On July 12, children from CAMBA’s Kids Shine summer camp went on a field trip to the Brooklyn … Read More
Thousands of New Yorkers depend on CAMBA’s housing and homeless services each year. CAMBA provides housing support through homeless shelters, homeless prevention methods, housing for those living with HIV/AIDS, and … Read More
"Our Summer Camp Motto is simple: We believe in exploration through exposure to fun learning activities."
-Wesner Pierre, Vice President, Education and Youth Development
While summer tends to be a child’s favorite … Read More
Nearly 10,000 of CAMBA's clients are young people and, with them in mind, this fall we reflect on their achievements within our agency's college-access programs.
"I’m really thankful for how … Read More
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“Please don’t tell anyone you saw me here.”
That is what people say when someone they know … Read More
Pictured above: Barry's Beauty Bar, a local business that received support from CAMBA Small Business Services
Only 22 percent of the City’s 5,259 certified minority and women owned businesses received city … Read More
In 1987, the United States Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month, a fact that demonstrates an important move towards recognizing the achievements of women in this country. With … Read More
In 2015, New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo launched an awareness campaign Enough is Enough to combat sexual violence on college campuses. The legislation requires all colleges to adopt a … Read More
Featured image: Raven (left) receives on-site case management services from a CAMBA staff member.
Imagine one out of every five of your friends, classmates, coworkers or relatives.
That is the number of … Read More
In April, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a federal housing assistance program proposal that would have drastically increased rents for some of CAMBA’s most vulnerable … Read More
In expanding and bringing our services directly into these high-need neighborhoods, we increase visibility and awareness, and provide support to these communities by giving them valuable information on resources that … Read More
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