Jamel Oeser-Sweat is elected President of SCAN’s Board of Directors

Read the New York Nonprofit Media article tracing Jamel’s journey from program participant to Board President. Jamel Oeser-Sweat, who began his association with the agency as a ten-year old program participant, has been elected President of SCAN-Harbor’s Board of Directors. On May 5th, the following article appeared on the New York Nonprofit Media homepage, written […]

SCAN and Boys & Girls Harbor Announce Partnership

SCAN NY joins Boys & Girls Harbor to announce a pro-active organizational collaboration to enrich services to East Harlem children and families.     East Harlem, NY – July 16, 2018 Two of East Harlem’s most respected community based youth and family service providers – Boys and Girls Harbor and SCAN (Supportive Children’s Advocacy Network) […]

In a letter to the New York Times, SCAN defends the New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits

The July 9th Sunday New York Times featured a letter by SCAN’s Executive Director, Lew Zuchman, which was written in response to a recent article entitled “Yankees Charity Neglects Stadium’s Neighbors”. Lew’s letter provided an opportunity to highlight one of SCAN’s most consistent supporters of our programming in the South Bronx. Below is the text […]

SCAN NY’s Donna Pearce, LMSW, Director at our Family Renewal Center, receives New York Nonprofit Media’s first ever Fred Scaglione Award

Donna was selected from among this year’s thirty-one NYN Media FrontLine Heroes for this special honor. The Fred Scaglione Award honors a non-profit worker whose career particularly demonstrates dedication, commitment to and a thorough understanding of their chosen cause. The award is named after Fred Scaglione, the founder and original editor of what was then […]

SCAN NY featured on WNET New York Public Media’s “Treasurers of New York”

The work of SCAN New York was recently highlighted in a brand new documentary on WNET-TV. “Treasures of New York, Settlement Houses” aired in New York City on WNET channel 13 on Sunday, November 20th. Click here to watch the entire film. The documentary opens with 11-year old SCAN program participant (and beat composer/performer) AJ, […]

The New York Yankees, a Longtime SCAN Partner, Show Their Support in The Times

SCAN NY is one of the local charities Yankees Manager Joe Girardi highlighted this season, by wearing a t-shirt at his pregame news conferences. (excerpted from The New York Times) By Billy Witzsept / September 30, 2016 The public image of Joe Girardi, with his square chin, G.I. Joe haircut and righteous assertions, might best […]

SCAN is New York Nonprofit Media’s Agency of the Month

The article features an interview with Lew Zuchman, Executive Director, along with in-depth reporting on our Reach For the Stars and GLASS (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Supporters) programs. Read the full article here. Supportive Children’s Advocacy Network: Empowering Parents to Promote Education A high school diploma is still out of reach for 50 percent of […]

Our 2016 Spring Gala was a Huge Success!

On May 17th over 130 friends, supporters and partners gathered at the New York Junior League to celebrate our 2016 Spring Gala, “Reaching New Horizons“. This year’s event was a wonderful opportunity to honor those who continue to play a vital role in our growth, and to raise much-needed funds to help improve the lives […]

Our Fall 2015 SCANLife Newsletter is here!

SCANLife, the agency’s newsletter, is hitting mailboxes this week. In addition to news about two brand new Cornerstone Community Centers in East Harlem, this edition also includes stories about our wonderful summers camps, Get Healthy, East Harlem, SCAN’s new healthy food and nutrition program, and the new Reading Rangers, a brand new literacy program for […]