Street Corner Resources
Grant Year: 2012
Street Corner Resources is engaging local youth at-risk of joining gangs. The group is encouraging teenagers to critically rethink their gang involvement through workshops and by offering ‘on-the-street-presence’ and support.
Grant Year: 2014
Street Corner Resources is organizing 'I Am Peace', a bi-monthly outdoor open mic that engages youth in speaking out against gang violence. Harlem is currently grappling with high homicide rates related to gangs and the event is aimed at addressing this pressing local issue. The open mic offers a safe space for youth to express themselves and feel supported by like-minded peers.