Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation is building a strong, sustainable Cypress Hills/East New York for youth and adults. Each year, over 9,000 local residents participate in the organization’s programs, which include affordable housing development, community-based planning and sustainability initiatives, housing counseling, community organizing, youth development, and education, employment and college access programs.
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation’s Change Capital Fund grant is supporting the expansion and integration of programs for affordable housing and job development, and the continuity of educational services from kindergarten through college.
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC)’s CCF-funded initiative focuses on expanding and integrating programs for affordable housing and job development, and expanding the continuity of youth services from kindergarten through college. Two key programs include: the CHAMPION Network, which works closely with businesses in the transportation and logistics sector to train, place, and support young adults; and College Success Programs, which provide counseling and support services starting in high school and continuing throughout college to ensure college graduation.
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