JAR is a proud supporter of Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project; a program that empowers young people experiencing homelessness to work toward long-term safety and stability. Each night in New York City, there are 4,500 unaccompanied homeless youth in need of a safe place to stay. With support from JAR, Streetwork Project is working to support
JAR is a proud supporter of The Jewish Board’s Independent Living Skills Group at Kaplan House. Kaplan House serves young men in the foster care system, aged 17-21, from throughout New York City. At any given time, 25 youth live there, many of whom have spent much of their lives in the child welfare system.
JAR is a proud supporter of New York Cares’ Career Preparation and Education programs for individuals reentering the workforce. This program supports individuals who have recently returned home from incarceration. Volunteer-led workshops facilitate the skills and attitudes clients need to attain employment and succeed in their new roles. In doing so, New York Cares combats
Harlem Girls Cheer was one of two JAR Amplify Your Impact pilot year grant prize winners. The AYI grant supports emerging high-potential local nonprofits whose missions align with one of the three JAR program areas: youth and education, criminal justice, and neighborhoods. The grant program includes a one-time cash award and media connections and workshops