In Partnership with
Manhattan Comprehensive Night & Day High School,
The High School for Health Professions and Human Services,
City-As-School, and The Career Academy at BMCC
January 2020
A ROAD MAP TO PAYING FOR COLLEGE
Doing the math

Financial literacy is a huge priority for students and their families when they’re trying to figure out how to pay for college.  The majority of our students apply for FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – which can be a particularly complicated web to untangle. Click here to read more!
VOLUNTEERS PLAY A KEY ROLE
Tutor Nancy O'Donohue with MCNDHS students
Claude Barthelemy, Jarai Barrie, and Aissatou Barry

CDI couldn’t do the work we do without our extensive network of over 250 volunteers – which includes our Board members who contribute time and expertise, corporate volunteers at organizations like BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse, Accenture, and Selina, the volunteers who conduct college prep and mock interview events at our three school sites, and the tutors who help students pass the classes they need and graduate in time. As an organization, CDI grew out of the tutoring program at Manhattan Comprehensive Night & Day High School 25 years ago. Volunteer Coordinator Robi Jaffrey says.. . Click here to read more!

A SAFE SPACE FOR LGBTQIA STUDENTS
AT CITY-AS- SCHOOL


City-As-School is kicking off 2020 with “Queer New Year”, a two week long celebration in support of its LGBTQIA student population. Every day for the first two weeks of January, students are participating in events that are centered around queer art, artists, stories, and life experiences, including student-led discussions about life in college, film screenings, and Q&A sessions filmmakers, writers and comic book artists. 

Your Dollars Make a Difference!

Without the support of each and every one of our individual donors, the stories you read about and the programs that make an impact in the lives of our young people would not be possible. Thank you!
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