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.
Four Brooklyn Nets players surprised a group of CPNYC children at Santa Land in Atlantic Terminal Mall Tuesday evening. The 75 children at the event each had the chance to spend time with Santa, receive a gift and even dance with the players.
- Brooklyn Nets: "Nets Annual Day of Giving"
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CPNYC 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.
An increase in suicide among black children has alarmed mental health professionals – and shed light on overlooked issues that can arise when treating youth who experience trauma. Journalist Krishana Davis reports on those who seek to change these stark statistics.
This holiday season, the Toy Industry Foundation provided hundreds of special gifts to the youth at CPNYC.
Sharon Content, President and Founder of CPNYC, spoke with VIBE about the birth of the organization and the moment she realized the tremendous need to support children of incarcerated parents.
Ronnie M. Eldridge, articulate, outspoken, and passionate member of the NYC Council from 1989 to 2001, hosts Eldridge & Co, a television series that covers the issues, people and politics of NYC. As a guest of this week's episode, Sharon Content, founder and president of Children of Promise, NYC, brings sharp reality to our attention: 2.5 million children in the US and 105,000 in New York State currently have a parent serving time.
CNN featured CPNYC in an article discussing the toll that incarceration has on children both in New York City and abroad. Watch the video below.