KEEPING NEW YORK'S COMMUNITIES STRONG

As a membership organization of 38 settlement houses and community centers in New York City, UNH promotes and strengthens the neighborhood-based, multi-service approach to improving the lives of New Yorkers in need. Our network of non-profit organizations serves over 750,000 residents each year, and we support this work through policy development, advocacy, and capacity-building programs and activities.

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It's the peak of the holiday season, and while most people are concerned about grabbing the greatest deals, there are tho ...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Settlement Houses Combat Food Insecurity
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Current Campaigns

Campaign for Children

This year, C4C played a major role in advocating for Mayor de Blasio’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten plan and continues to fight for salary parity among early childhood educators.

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Campaign for Summer Jobs

In 2014, advocacy by the Campaign for Summer Jobs successfully led to Mayor de Blasio including $17.5 million to create 10,000 more jobs for teens.

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GradBag Campaign

Each year, the UNH Junior Board sends more than 150 care packages to college students from settlement houses to encourage them to stay in school.

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