Founded 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 500 children and their families, each year. 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 and Director of Mental Health Services, the Director of Development, the Director of Government Contracts and the Human Resources Generalist.
CPNYC’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 Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Senator John Sampson, Senator Velmanette Montgomery and Michelle Paige-Paterson have made personal visits to CPNYC to highlight and support the agency’s success.
Executive Board of Directors
Bijan Amini, Esq.
Storch Amini & Munves PC
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Children of Promise, NYC
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education & Human Development, New York University
Eugene Kelly, Jr.
Colgate- Palmolive Company
Pierre Andre Le Veaux II
Bank of America – Merrill Lynch
JUNIOR BOARD MEMBERS
George Wilson II
IT Support Technician
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Human Resources Coordinator
Director of Development
Director of Government Contracts
MENTAL HEALTH STAFF
Anna Morgan-Mullane, LCSW
Director of Mental Health
Dr Tyson Bordeaux, MD
Medical Billing Coordinator
Loren O’Neil, LMSW
Mental Health Clinician
Vice President of Programs
Director of After-School Services
Mentor Program Coordinator
Charlene Rymsha, MSW Intern: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program
Tai-Isha Watson, MSW Intern: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program
Csey Hohs, MSW Intern: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program
Thomas McClernon, MSW Intern: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program
Lauren Lascher, MSW Intern: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program
Hanna Sheldon-Dean, MSW Intern
New York University
Blake Soderstrom, MHC Intern
Samantha Winer, MSW Intern
New York University
Kiana James, MSW Intern