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
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
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
"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
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 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
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
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