Second Chance Youth Empowerment Project

Women Empowerment


​Our Women's empowerment program is the means by which women’s voices can be heard regardless of their status. An effort to expand and recreate what it is that they can be, do and accomplish in a circumstance that they previously were denied. Recognizing the contributions they are making to make the world better.


Get Involved

Get involved through the community outreach services available at the North Shore Learning Center. 



              ​mission & vision
To empower, educate, and meet the physical needs of poor underprivileged youths and their families through social services, scholarships, job training/placement and referral.  Provide food clothing, shelter, and emergency relief to poor or war torn countries. 



Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) partnership of DYCD


​Every summer from July 5th till August 13th, a multitude of students are stationed to assist the organization. if your child is looking for employment we are always accepting volunteers.

Get Involved

       volunteering

More than 7,500 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

Job Readiness program

Our Computer literacy and Job Readiness  program in the Inner Cities of New York recently got the attention of national media. 

Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway


Thanksgiving is a time when we're supposed to be with family and cherish each other for having each other. Though its the presence that counts, we try to give away a turkey during the season as it symbolizes the holiday 

Holiday/Christmas Toy Giveaway


​Many kids are underprivileged and don't get the opportunity to experience the true joy of Christmas and everything about it. To compensate for this we annually give away free toys to hundreds of children to give them that Christmas vibe.

Youth Summit--Sporting Event--Seminars

Summer (Go Away) Camps Fresh Air Fund Partnership


Parents, we know you go through a lot of parenting amidst working. We want to relieve you if not all the way but at least the most we can. Let your kids come to our summer go away camps so that not only do they play, learn and have tons of fun experiencing new things but also you will be relieved of your stress for a little while, it's a win-win situation. Apply here www.freshair.org

Out of School Summer Day Camps


This program allows youth within Staten Island to engage beyond the hours of the classroom to be able to complete their homework and also work on academic skills that they may need help on.  The program operates from September through mid-June with the help of volunteers, parents, and even the Executive Director.  The population served is the youth of Staten Island aged 6-14 that desire to continue their academics after school uns


Police and Community Engagement


Our boys in blue have always been in partnership with the organization to build camaraderie, harness and improve police/community relations for civic justice.

Green initiatives


Our method of working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in the communities we serve, through both political and non-political processes. Our method of working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in the communities we serve, through both political and non-political processes.

Community Clean-Up Campaigns


We engage in a community cleanup in attempts to further promote a clean environment. It is imperative that not only our kids but everyone in the neighborhood enjoy a tidy space

The Second Chance youth Summit is a series of events during the summer that involves the youth between the ages of 12 and 24. The events include sporting events, motivational speeches, talent and scholar awards, food and drinks.  

​Working together can make a difference in our neighborhood. It is very important to keep communities clean.

Civic Engagement-Voter Education and Immigration Services