Stand By Me

This is a music video created with the student of PS 273 Child Center COMPASS program. They are singing and rapping about standing up for people of all ethnicities and religions including our Muslim Brothers and Sisters

You’re Not Alone

Students in Orange Country, CA rally behind their LGBTQ friend.  This is the way it should be.  People being loved unconditionally for who they are no matter their sexual identity.


This is our first The Groovy Projects video.   The students of Madison Oneida BOCES performed this video with the artist and Groovy founder Nate Lombardi. (NateKid) Emmy Award winners Jennifer Maloney Prezioso and Joe DeBonis directed and shot this video


Black Lives Matter

The wonderful kids at Child Center of NY’s PS 273 campus studied global citizenship and memorized this rap.

Broken Home Facts

The community service portion of the (DYCD) “Step It Up” competition for QUM. The theme was Broken/Single Parent Homes. City wide semi-finals including seven video submissions

Failure is Necessary

The Dances of Rok Nation from Beach 41st made it the DYCD finals at the Apollo Theatre. But not without losing come (should be some?) competitions along the way.  Next year they will win it all


Fostering Empathy

Here is the first place winner for The United Teachers Federation BRAVE video contest. (Waterside)

Goals at PS 273

These leaders at Child Center of NY are clear about what they want to impart to their participants.

Hunger Games

The students of PS 273 has a food drive and performed their dance about extreme poverty.


United Federation of Teachers BRAVE Awards

It’s great to be recognized for doing the inspiring work that we love to do. Acceptance Speeches! These leaders at Child Center of NY are clear about what they want to impart to their participants.

Museum of Tolerance and City Council’s You’re Not Alone Photo Campaign

Melissa Mark-Vevrito and the museum of tolerance

First Annual Fundraiser with Broadway Stars and Tituss Burgess

Our first Fundraiser on the lower east side in NYC.  John McDaniels, Marty Thomas, Daniel J. Watts, Julie Reiber, Marcus Paul, Adam Web, N’Kenge, Andrew Nemr