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Boys Club of New York
287 East 10th Street
New York
Contact Name:
Rashida Abuwala
Program Description:
Today, BCNY serves nearly 4,000 boys who are members of our three full-service clubhouses. Our membership is 44 percent Latino, 38 percent African-American, 14 percent Asian or Pacific Islander, and 4 percent Caucasian, with an average family income of $25,770. We seek to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. In doing so we aspire to become thought leaders in boy developmental growing field of interest in youth services and one in which we draw from longstanding experience.
Number of Students Served:
Private and public
Mission Statement:
To empower boys and young men by providing effective programs and a supportive community. To become a recognized leader in youth development programming for boys and young men. To ensure that all boys develop the critical skills and values that prepare them for a healthy and successful adulthood.
A. School Persistence: 85 percent of non-senior participants served will complete the current academic year and continue in school for the next academic year, at the next grade level. B. Secondary School Graduation (regular secondary school diploma): 85 percent of seniors served will graduate during the project year with a regular high school diploma. C. Post-Secondary Education Enrollment: 80 percent of participants who have graduated with a regular secondary school diploma will receive notification of acceptance from an institution of higher education by the fall term immediately following high school, and will enroll or defer. D. Post-Secondary Attainment: in future years, 55 percent of participants enrolled in an institution of higher education will be expected to earn a degree within six years.
Early College Awareness, College preparation (including SAT prep, tutoring, etc.), College placement