July, 2014

The FPA-Foundation protested on Montague Street Friday Afternoon (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Child Care Agency Needlessly Tearing Apart Families: Protest

Protestors were outside the Administration for Children’s Services’ Brooklyn Office Friday afternoon, claiming that the agency tears young children away from their relatives for no reason. “The child welfare system has failed in every possible way,” said Dorin Matthews, founder and assistant director of the FPA-Foundation, an […]

Heartshare Carey Gardens Coney Summer Youth

standard Escaping the Weather, and the Violence: Summer Youth Programs in Coney Island Are a Respite

From torrential downpours to evenings thick with humidity, Coney Island youngsters have found a way to escape the oppressive weather while also staying safe. Thanks to summer youth programs at the Carey Gardens Community Center (sponsored by the Heartshare Human Services Program) children ages 6 to 13 now […]