CPNYC SC photoFounded by Sharon Content in 2006, CPNYC was incorporated and obtained its 501(c)(3) status the following year.

The agency began programming in the spring of 2009 and has since provided services to over 1000 children and their families. Since its inception, the agency has developed broad collaborative relationships and community partnerships, raised over $1.7M dollars in government and philanthropic funding and established policies and infrastructure to support the growth of the organization.

CPNYC has developed an executive management team which supports the goals and mission of the agency and includes the President, the Vice President of Programs, the Vice President of Mental Health Services, the Vice President of Fundraising & Operations and the Director of Government Contracts.

CPNYC PhotoCPNYC’s Board of Directors has transitioned from a small founding board to a comprehensive governing board, which includes representation from a diverse spectrum of corporate and professional sectors. The Board of Directors champion the work of the agency and advocate for support within the corporate, philanthropic and political sectors.

The agency has been publically recognized by the press and media outlets such as, the New York Daily News, City Limits Magazine and The Brooklyn Rail. Additionally, Sharon Content, the Founder and President of CPNYC was the recipient of the Andrew Goodman Foundation 2013 Hidden Hero award, Brooklyn Foundation’s Do Gooder Award in November 2010 and the organization was selected as Agency of the Year by the New Jersey Nets. Local politicians, such as Former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Senator John Sampson, Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Councilman Robert E. Cornegy Jr. and Michelle Paige-Paterson have made personal visits to CPNYC to highlight and support the agency’s success.

Board of Directors

Andrew Maloney, Esq.
Board Chair
Maloney Law Group PLLC

George Lino
Board Vice-Chair
Children’s Rescue Fund

Oma Holloway
Board Secretary
ADENA Consulting Group

Sharon Content
Founder & President


Sharon Content
Founder & President

Shelly Michaels
Director of Human Resources

Anna Morgan-Mullane, LCSW
Vice President of Mental Health Services

Monique Newton
Vice President of Programs

Barnabas U Shakur
Director of Facilities

Rebecca Zook
Director of Government Contracts

Denise Cermanski
Director of Development

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