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2018 Fall Gala Recap

The Door and Broome Street Academy came together on November 7, 2018 to celebrate our programs, partners, and the young people we work with every day at our annual fall gala. And what an evening it was. Hundreds of supporters, staff, Door members, and Broome Street...

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Meet Fvdge, the artist who inspired the Fall Gala invitation

 You may have noticed the vibrant art that’s used in the Gala invite, and on this website. It was created by Fvdge, a Broome Street Academy grad and Door member. We caught up with her between classes and workshops at The Door to find out more. Thanks for sitting down...

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Fall Gala 2018

The gala was held at Highline Stages (440 West 15th Street, NYC) on November 7, 2018 in celebration of the work of The Door and Broome Street Academy. Cocktails at 6pm, and dinner at 7pm. Event co-chairs are Catherine S. Aquila, Marc N. DeBevoise, Louis Leone, Michelle Lewis, Bethany Menzies, Gail Schargel, Elaine Schott and Mónica de la Torre.

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How New Yorkers Can Help Immigrant Kids Now

It’s no longer a secret that since early May, the federal government has separated more than 2,300 immigrant children from their parents after crossing the Southern U.S. border. No law required the government to separate families. Terrorizing children and parents of color was one part of President Trump’s strategic plan to end immigration and energize his supporters.

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Our “This Way Ahead” Program is a National Model

The Door’s Career and Education programs are central to our comprehensive, integrated model.   One of our most successful programs is This Way Ahead, which was launched twelve years ago in partnership with Gap, Inc. It’s designed to provide teens and young adults with...

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The Door Recognized in City Limits Article

Recent changes in New York City have eroded several of the practices and provisions designed to help children connect with nonprofit and pro bono attorneys inside the courthouse. The New York City immigration court hosts the most juvenile deportation proceedings in...

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DA Vance Announces $1.8M for The Door for Foster Youth

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $3,750,000 to enhance and expand innovative programs for youth who are transitioning out of the foster care system. The three-year grants awarded to The Door and Graham Windham are expected to serve approximately 500 New Yorkers ages 16- to 24-years-old each year.

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Breaking Op-ed: CEO Weighs in on DACA

The New York Daily News has published a response from our Chief Executive Officer Eric Weingartner on yesterday's announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be rescinded after a six month waiting period....

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