Christina is a 20-year-old junior studying Nursing at Stony Brook University. She is the recipient of the 2011 New Yorkers For Children Spirit Award. Christina’s academic achievement, commitment to community service, and her motivation to succeed in school despite significant obstacles make her an outstanding and deserving recipient for this year’s Spirit Award. Christina never…

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Adam Aponte, M.D., Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Hofstra North-Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Dr. Aponte is responsible for the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body to the medical school, as well as assisting in the development of “pipeline programs” at the School of Medicine that cultivate a diverse student body for the…

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On January 12th,  New Yorkers For Children hosted the Health Care Network to Success event at Lenox Hill Hospital, part of the Northwell Health, featuring a diverse panel of professionals from the health care industry. The purpose of Network to Success is to empower young people to start thinking about their careers. Nearly 100 young…

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On January 12th,  New Yorkers For Children hosted the Health Care Network to Success event at Lenox Hill Hospital, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, featuring a diverse panel of professionals from the health care industry. The purpose of Network to Success is to empower young people to start thinking about their careers. Nearly…

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Each year, NYFC touches the lives of close to 1,000 youth in foster care through signature programming including the Back-to-School Package Program, Network to Success, the Guardian Scholars Program, and the Youth Advisory Board. NYFC also continues to further its mission through organizational capacity building to create more effective systems to better serve youth in foster…

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