News & Announcements

For Media Inquiries:  James Darden, Office of Advancement and Communications, jdarden@lsny.org212-870-1100

New LIFE School & Black History Month

During Black History Month, our New LIFE School highlights several prominent individuals who have made contributions to society. We research each person, write a brief piece about his or her impact, and select students to read the summary over the loudspeakers. ...

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Bringing Diversity to Nonprofit Boards

On Thursday, February 6th, Damyn Kelly, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lutheran Social Services of New York, was a panelist on a panel about Diversity and Inclusion in the Boardroom at the New York Nonprofit Media for Nonprofit BoardCon. He is also...

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Who Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Every week, the children at LSSNY’s Safe Haven program receive a different vocational lesson, tailored to their needs and ages.  The vocational class for children aged 5 through 12 includes critical thinking, problem solving, team building, and time management skills...

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt: An LSSNY Story

Mrs. G and her teenage daughter arrived in the United States in 2016.  She was determined to seek asylum with her young daughter, at all costs. She and her daughter had fled their native country of Honduras because they knew that her husband would kill them if they...

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