Thanks to PS 241 for donating more than 500 books for our children in Foster Care! The case planners are excited with the donations and can’t wait to set up libraries and distribute some of the books to the children.
Many of the books were also donated to our Day Cares. Thanks to our friends at PS 241.
If you missed our Annual Family Fun Day, don't worry! We've got the full story and more fun photos here: http://www.essnyc.org/updates/family-fun-day-2014/
The ESS/Safe Space Annual Family Fun Day was a blast, with 1,100 families from our Queens programs enjoying food, fun, activities, and health programming. Take a look!
Episcopal Social Services of New York updated their cover photo.
The 'culture of violence' against teen inmates at Rikers described in recent reports contrasts with the culture of support and transformation at ESS' alternative Juvenile Justice homes. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/05/nyregion/us-attorneys-office-reveals-civil-rights-investigation-at-rikers-island.html?_r=0