The DYCD Community Needs Assessment report is now available for viewing. We introduced the assessment to hear directly from New Yorkers and document their views on what is needed to improve the well-being of their own communities.
STEP IT UP 2017
In 2017, nearly 100 teams and more than 1,000 young people entered the Step It Up NYC competition to bring social change to the stage. Congratulations to the teams who took home trophies during the final showcase at Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater. Click here to view Facebook photos.
SONYC Film Festival
The SONYC film festival is a favorite of budding filmmakers, editors, and critics across middle school SONYC programs. The project is a film education opportunity that supports creativity and collaboration during the program year and culminates in an end of the year display of over 50 youth films.