… Fidler was referring to the Young Men’s Initiative (YMI), a potentially groundbreaking three-year $127 million initiative launched by Mayor Michael Bloomberg with great fanfare last August—and hailed at the time by many commentators as a new, innovative approach to ending the cycle of poverty and educational disadvantage that has condemned thousands of young men …Read More
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Bronx clergy work to help released inmates
The Bronx Clergy Legislative Roundtable launched a program this week to train religious leaders to help ex-prisoners, in an effort to reduce an “alarming” recidivism rate.
Putting a special focus on youth, the six-month program – lauded as the first of its kind in the borough – will teach clergy …Read More