Community Engagement & Partnerships

Executive Vice President for Community Engagement and Partnerships: Sideya Sherman

The Department of Community Engagement & Partnerships (CEP) engages and connects NYCHA residents to critical programs, services, and the priorities within NextGeneration NYCHA — the Authority’s 10 year strategic plan. CEP supports NYCHA’s extensive network of Resident Associations and also manage partnerships, programs and initiatives in the areas of economic opportunity, youth, senior and social services.

Formerly known as Community Programs & Development or CP&D, the refocused and enhanced mission is designed to better inform, enrich and empower New York City’s public housing residents and their communities.

Community Engagement & Partnerships works with residents and partners through five departments:

  • Resident Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability
  • Family Partnerships
  • Health Initiatives

Interested in becoming a CEP partner? Download our Zone Partnership Application.