Union Settlement Association
Since 1895, Union Settlement Association has been dedicated to solving urban problems in East Harlem. Through education programs and human services, the agency promotes leadership development and fosters economic self-sufficiency to help individuals and families build a stronger community.
Youth at Union
Description: Burdened with failing schools, high dropout rates and the threats posed by crime, substance abuse and hopelessness, East Harlem's young men and women are actively seeking opportunities to build brighter futures. Youth at Union provides such opportunities. Each year, our creative and dedicated staff leads nearly 2,000 hardworking and energetic children and teens through a comprehensive set of programs that seeks to nurture multiple aspects of our young peoples' lives, from educational to personal, from skills acquirement and career preparation to cultural enrichment and expression.
Fees for services:
Ages of students:
Schools/sites: JHS 117, Cascades High School