TODAY SHOW | While Their Parents Serve Time, This Organization Gives Children Hope

TODAY speaks with a family of Children of Promise, NYC.

Our very own Kayla sat down with the Today Show to discuss her experience of having a father in prison. Watch the video below to hear the incredible story of this resilient 7-year old and learn how CPNYC is supporting her and her family overcome the challenges of parental incarceration.

CBS NEW YORK | 12-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Wants to Help Others Beat the Odds

CBS New York reports on CPNYC participant and budding philanthropist Legasii Fox.

Congratulations to Children of Promise, NYC participant, Legasii Fox, who has been selected to serve on the Kidbox Kids Board of Directors. As a social good company, Kidbox delivers one item of clothing to a child in need for every full box of clothing ordered on their website. While speaking with CBS NY, Legasii shares the impact that CPNYC has on his life as well as his future goals in serving on the Kidbox Kids Board of Directors.


The Financial Times offers a Special Report on CPNYC participant.

The Financial Times offers a Special Report on Armani Adams-Smith, resident of Brooklyn and long time participant of Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC). Sensitive and determined, Armani has made her "real friends" at CPNYC—a place where she can navigate adolescence with support, prepared to flourish and thrive. 

Armani Adams-Smith completes her school work at CPNYC's after school program.

BROOKLYN NETS | NBA Star Helps Kids of Incarcerated Parents

Star basketball player Sean Kilpatrick visits CPNYC for an inspirational day.

This April, NBA star Sean Kilpatrick joined Starbucks employees, Sharon Content and additional volunteers in beautifying the Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) headquarters. Between an afternoon of painting, gardening and spring cleaning, the Brooklyn Nets player met with CPNYC participants and encouraged them to "keep following your dreams." 

SALON | “The Hate U Give”


Salon, an American news and opinion website, visits Children of Promise, NYC to speak with President, Sharon Content, and Vice President of Mental Health Services, Anna Morgan-Mullane, to discuss the current reality of the school-to-prison pipeline and the ways in which the organization provides tools of empowerment. 


This behind-the-scenes look showcase CPNYC's dedication to addressing the human cost of parental incarceration.

CPNYC founder Sharon Content, was featured in a compelling segment on "Women in Prison" from America Tonight, Al Jazeera America’s award-winning news program. This behind-the-scenes-look at CPNYC and the children and families we serve showcases our commitment to addressing the human cost of parental incarceration.

THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS | S1 E6: The Caging of America

The New York Presents discusses mass incarceration in the United States, an epidemic that CPNYC is dedicated to targeting.

During Season 1, Episode 6, The New Yorker Presents features CPNYC in their segment "The Caging of America," where writer Adam Gopnik addresses the epidemic of mass incarceration in the United States.

The New Yorker Presents is a new program that brings America’s most award-winning magazine, The New Yorker, to the screen with documentaries, short films, comedy, poetry, animation and cartoons from the hands of acclaimed filmmakers and artists.