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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT
The D79 Youth Support Network links students in NYC's alternative schools district to the resources they need to help them become college and career ready.
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Mar 22
D79 transition specialists NEVER stop following up. Mr. Freeman helped Brandon graduate and win academic awards; a year later he is helping him get into college! Read about brandon's story
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Mar 22
D79 Transition specialists support students while they are detention and keep following up! read about how Ms. Newsome helped connect a student from Rikers Island to and P2G HSE program where he has great attendance
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Mar 4
Transition specialists matter! Read about how Ms. Sincere helped J earn his High School Equivalency exam and is supporting J and his family as he is now attending Queensborough Community College!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Mar 4
Another D79 transition success - from Rikers Island to a YABC program and a job and on track to graduate thanks to transition specialists like Ms. Ortiz!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Feb 1
From Rikers Island to the Honor Roll...read about how D79's Robert Bryant worked with student S to help him transition to a new school after leaving Rikers. S has 96% and is on the honor roll!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Feb 1
D79 Transition Specialist Tova Robbins met L a day after she was released from Rikers at her school - read the story and learn about how invested Ms. Robbins is in the success of her students! L has a plan and she is on track to graduate in June!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Jan 23
D79's Court Liaison program and D79's Restart program in Brooklyn Criminal Court change lives - read about how Court Liaison Mandell Pratt advocates for students like Jimmy and transforms lives!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Jan 23
From incarceration to graduation to public speaking, college and a budding music industry career - read about how D79 teachers and counselors supported Keybo with the help of
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Jan 17
D79 transition specialists never give up! Mr. Liautaud met Lenin in 2017; with the help of Queens P2G, Queens Public Library and Lenin just picked up his diploma - read the story here
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Jan 17
Persistence +coordination =re-entry success! Read about how D79's Mr. Seriki started counseling a student on Rikers in the Fall of 2017 and how the engagement continued to 2019 with support of D79's Ms. Mohamed and Grace Ko from
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Dec 19
Students leaving detention need extra support - D79's Tova Robbins helped connect a student to school in November but persisted to make sure the student followed through and attended! She also helped make a connection to @D79Sup
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Dec 19
Helping students transition to school from short term detention is not easy - but Faye Kaufman makes it happen! Read about how she reached out to a student who was only detained for 5 days and never met her and still helped him get into a transfer school!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Dec 12
Heartwarming holiday transition story - read about how a student goes from Rikers Island to a January graduation/ job AND helps out another student! All with the support of D79 counselors
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Nov 21
D79 is thankful for stories like this one - Read about how Christopher went from a year in juvenile placement to school and employment with the support of D79 transition specialist Abe Bondar and many others! An inspiring story:
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Nov 16
Read about how D79's Faye Kaufman collaborated with PEAK program to support a student from juvenile detention in Crossroads to a specialized program in a high school Lots of in that picture!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Nov 8
Read about how D79 Transition specialist Tova Robbins helped a student navigate from Rikers Island to a treatment center to a Staten Island high school equivalency program...10 months of follow up and still going!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Nov 8
Our transition success stories are starting to roll in! Read about how Jen Osorio helped this young man in placement find the right school in 2 boroughs here: Thanks for being such a great partner with D79!
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Oct 3
Our transition specialists are hard at work and we have success stories to share! Read about how Faye Kaufman assembled a team of people, including and to support JH at his school
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Sep 4
Welcome to the 2018-19 school year - check out our new video about Educational Re-Entry at ; you can also see it on our website Thanks to for his work on this project
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D79 YOUTH SUPPORT Jun 28
Hey Woody Nick from NYC here...check out . We put stories up about our transition specialists and their work with kids in community; I think you and your team will like them...Hope all well up there!
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