Posted on August 5, 2022
For support targeted towards their college and career readiness programs which annually serve 5,000 vulnerable, at-risk youths aged 16-24, helping them to break out of the cycle of poverty and build a future which includes employment which pays a living wage. These programs include high school programs which support students through high school graduation and college enrollments, and their Post-Secondary Pathways program which adds other post-secondary options to create alternative productive pathways for those of their high school graduates who may wish to at least initially pursue good-paying careers that do not require college degrees. ESH provides youths with quality academic, college and career readiness, and supportive services which lead to high school graduation and post-secondary placement – accomplishments that, without ESH services, might not have been achieved. East Side House is a settlement house which serves the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, providing residents with the education and technology skills they need to create economic and civic opportunities for themselves, their families and the community.