The NYUL - Serving the community since 1919
In the area of education, the League coordinates dropout prevention programs in schools in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. The League calls attention to current educational issues by sponsoring community forums that focus on educational policies and practices and stimulates dialogue between community residents and education experts. The League also coordinates a Citywide Parent Engagement Initiative to prepare parents to serve as active and informed members of School Leadership Teams.
The League's "College and Career Center" provides both students and parents with workshops that prepare students to access post-secondary educational opportunities, including scholarships. The Center's computer stations allow students to access on-line and CD-ROM resources on colleges and universities, college admissions test preparation and financial aid information. In conjunction with the Brooklyn Comprehensive Night School, the League' "Post-Five" initiative supports older high school students in completing academic requirements through case management services, academic assistance, career and college counseling and preparation.
In keeping with a tradition of employment and training services, the League prepares community residents to become fully employed through its Employment Services and Placement Programs in Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn. And in Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens, the League assists public assistance recipients in making the transition from welfare to economic self-sufficiency through its federally funded Welfare-to-Work program.