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United for Brownsville Receives Grant to Support Childhood Literacy

January 23, 2019 / SCO News

United for Brownsville (UB) has been awarded a $95,000 grant from The Sirus Fund to support implementation of the Discover Together: Brownsville initiative. Discover Together: Brownsville will create a neighborhood that seamlessly supports local children’s language and social-emotional development by transforming the places and spaces where children live, learn and…

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Yale Child Study to Examine United for Brownsville Outcomes

January 22, 2019 / SCO News

United for Brownsville’s initiative, Discover Together: Brownsville, will be the focus for the newly created Yale Child Study Center-Scholastic Collaborative for Child & Family Resilience. Discover Together: Brownsville is a project to support the literacy and social and emotional learning of families with young children in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The Collaborative…

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Last year,

97%

of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national mathematics performance standards

368

participants in our Young Adult Workforce Program at Rikers Island completed our program to become licensed drivers to improve their employability