About Cleaning Services
The Need For Youth Programming
For teens in Bed-Stuy (and similar communities), premature and reckless behavior including smoking, drinking, engaging in premature sexual activities and crime earns street respect. According to the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) youth from Bed-Stuy are among the highest at risk of the 59 NYC communities to commit crimes, become victims of crimes, & become involved in risky activities from 3:00 - 7:00pm. NYC Department of Education dropout rates hover around 50% citywide. According to a study done by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, only 32% of students who leave high school are qualified for a four year college, Students who do not graduate high school face earn lower income and receive less opportunities. Numerous studies link teen delinquent activity and high school dropout to:
By giving under-privileged teens responsibility, helping them identify their passions, and providing them with an opportunity to feel a sense of purpose, understand, and care about their own well-being and the well-being of their communities, PR-G reduces participants’ out-of-school idle time. When young people are exposed to self development workshops, positive networks, stipends, and consistent resources during out-of-school time, they are more likely to be well-rounded and learn how to enrich their use of time so it consists of fulfilling, positive and socially responsible choices.
a supplemental sanitation service/program for home and commercial owners in some Central Brooklyn communities. We offer the hallway cleaning, stoop/yard/curbside sweeping, snow removal and more.
The program provides work training to high school students. Visit this link to see how else the students benefit: " Foot Soldiers Work Readiness Program
an advocacy program that provides college age young adults in Brooklyn with an opportunity to advocate on local and global issues with media arts as their tool; additionally, providing participants with comprehensive video programming and entertainment skills
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