is proud to support United Neighborhood Houses of New York (UNH) which
hosted its annual benefit on October 27 to honor executives and leaders
of nonprofits and social services who have made a difference in their
The celebration, which took place at Tribeca 360, honored Nancy Wackstein,
former Executive Director of United Neighborhood Houses. BNY Mellon, a
corporation that plays an active role on the board, was also recognized
for its commitment to communities and philanthropy.
David Garza, Executive Director of Henry Street Settlement, served as
Master of Ceremonies. Top leaders of nonprofits were in attendance,
including HRA Commissioner Steven Banks, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery,
DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong, among others.
Nancy Wackstein, who has had an impressive career in the nonprofit
sector for over three decades having been appointed to various advisory
commissions and policy task forces by a series of New York City Mayors,
recently stepped down as Executive Director of UNH, a position she held
since 2002. Susan Stamler, who took over the reins of UNH on October 26,
2015, delivered a heartfelt tribute to Nancy recognizing her hard work
and leadership throughout her career. To learn more, read Read Nancy Wackstein’s biography.
Susan joins UNH from M+R Strategic Services where she managed a
national juvenile justice campaign. She previously served as UNH’s
Director of Policy & Advocacy from 2001 to 2010. Read Susan Stamler’s bio.
Winners of the 2015 DYCD Step it Up competition, BronxWorks’ very own Classic Steppers, treated us to a performance.
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. UNH supports its members through policy development,
advocacy and capacity-building activities.
To learn more about United Neighborhood Houses of New York, visit UNHNY.org
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