CLIP: February 19, 2015

Standing O is standing together with the Fifth Avenue Committee

Let us unite and put our hands together for the Fifth Avenue Committee, the genius group behind the Stronger Together initiative. The program is a new partnership developed by the award-winingF.A.C., Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, Red Hook Initiative, and Southwest Brooklyn Industrial … Continued

CLIP: February 17, 2015

Stronger Together brings local non-profits money for job training

RHI and other organizations premiered the program recently in Gowanus at the offices of the Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC), an organization that developed affordable housing in Park Slope and neighboring communities starting in the late 1970’s. Stronger Together, funded by … Continued

CLIP: February 5, 2015

New Red Hook-Gowanus program aims to fight poverty

Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc. (FAC), an award-winning, Brooklyn-based community development corporation, has formally launched a program that seeks to fight poverty in Red Hook and Gowanus by providing free job training and placement, as well as adult education and individual … Continued

CLIP: February 4, 2015

Brooklyn partnership launches poverty reduction program

Last week, community development corporation Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) formally launched Stronger Together, a new program aimed at reducing poverty in Red Hook and Gowanus. The program is a partnership led by FAC in collaboration with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, Red … Continued

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