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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 hopes to serve as a forum for researchers and teachers to join with those in the health care field along with families and community members to work toward improving academic and mental health outcomes. United for Brownsville is a partnership between SCO Family of Services and Community Solutions and an initiative of the Robin Hood Fund for Early Learning.

Last year,

188

youth and adults with special needs participated in volunteer projects in their community

4 out of 5

runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment