Grand Street Settlement, Inc. (“GSS”)

Posted on August 4, 2021

For general support of their Youth Services programming at a time when their youth are facing unprecedented educational challenges due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. GSS will provide both in-person and remote (virtual) learning and support for their young people in Grades K-12 within 23 local community centers and public schools throughout high-need neighborhoods located in Lower Manhattan and North/Central Brooklyn. Their afterschool programs will operate in a hybrid model, with both in-person and remote enrichment activities. GSS’s youth development programs offer a rich and varied roster of experiences to support and strengthen young people’s overall development. These experiences feature daily academic enrichment, deepening skills and subjects learned during the regular school day including STEM explorations, literacy, and organizational/study skills. Their programs also provide opportunities to build social-emotional and leadership skills. GSS provides comprehensive educational programs and social services to people of all ages residing on the Lower East Side in Manhattan, and in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg and Bushwick neighborhoods.