We are highlighting this organization because it engages in a “community justice”-oriented approach to political change.
Good Shepherd Services goes where children, youth, and families face the greatest challenges and provides resources that build on their inherent strengths to help them thrive. They operate over 80 programs, which help nearly 30,000 youth and family members in struggling neighborhoods throughout New York City. All of the programs are united by a common goal—to create opportunities that help participants succeed at school, at home, and in their community.
Types of Projects and Programs:
- Safe Homes Project – a domestic violence program providing information, support and advocacy for individuals and families
- Bronx Rises Against Gun Violence youth program
- After-School and Summer Camps
- Counseling and Support Groups