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.
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 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.
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."
- BlackMattersUS: "Brooklyn Nets Player Helps Kids of Incarcerated Parents"
- News 12 BK: "NBA Star Helps Kids of Incarcerated Parents"
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.
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.
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.