Young Gents Society

Grant Year:  2018

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

Young Gents Society is implementing a mentorship program for currently incarcerated young men. The program is assisting participants in developing the interpersonal skills needed to maintain employment and avoid conflict after their release to become positively contributing members of the community.

Grant Year:  2017

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

Young Gents Society is creating a program for formerly incarcerated young men who were recently returned to their community. The group is leading a workshop series for these young men, reminding them of their self-worth, instilling in them a sense of volunteerism to help others, and facilitating conversation among them. 

 

Grant Year:  2012

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

Young Gents is establishing a mentoring program for young men of color between the ages of 12-21 in the East New York and Brownsville section of Brooklyn who are at risk of being involved with the juvenile justice system. Youth are developing the interpersonal skills needed to maintain employment. Cuts to larger agencies makes small neighborhood organizations the front line providers of resources and services.

Grant Year:  2011

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

Young Gents is reducing recidivism among East New York youth through a mentoring program for formerly incarcerated young men. The participants receive assistance gaining employment and building interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills.

Grant Year:  2009

Grant Type: Neighborhood Grants

Mentoring for Young Gents is a six month mentoring program and is designed for males 16-21 who were formerly incarcerated as well as community youth at risk of being incarcerated.  Provide workshops for high risk students and seniors living in the nearby senior home. These workshops will include: Urban Composting, vermicomposting, rain harvesting, propagation, raised bed and container building, greenhouses, aquaponics, hydroponics and green roof.