Category Archives: Agency-Wide Events
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As a non-profit social services provider, we are often asked by our public and private funders to track specific metrics such as number of people served, rate of participation, etc., to show the impact that our activities are having on … Continue reading
In late April, the US celebrated National Volunteer Week, a week in which volunteers are honored and thanked for the valuable services they provide to communities all across the nation. National Volunteer Week began in 1974 when President Richard Nixon … Continue reading
In recent years, the democratic process of participatory budgeting (PB) has been steadily growing in popularity across the five boroughs. Here in District 26, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer just marked his third year of successfully engaging residents in deciding … Continue reading
In the last year, the changing political climate has ignited growing alarm among immigrants across the nation. Hateful rhetoric and the promotion of extremely harsh immigration policies have all led to an increased demand for free immigration legal services and … Continue reading
On Sunday April 23, our ED, Chris Hanway, will give a presentation about the rich history of Riis Settlement and its role today as one of 38 settlement houses in New York City at the Queens Historical Society.
Every year, Riis Settlement helps dozens of local youth gain valuable work experience through the Department of Youth and Community Development’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). If you interested in serving as a worksite this year, please click here to access the … Continue reading
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