Architecture for Humanity NY – Architecture for Humanity New York is a New York City based group of design professionals promoting socially responsible volunteerism through design advocacy, public education, and community action. Since 2005, AFHNY has provided design solutions at THE POINT for projects such as the South Bronx Community Green Roof.
Bascom Catering & Events, LLC – A tenant in THE POINT’s Small Business and Non Profit Incubator, Bascom aims to educate South Bronx residents and young people about proper diet and nutrition and increase the availability of healthy food options in Hunts Point.
Bronx Children’s Museum – The Bronx Children’s Museum seeks to inspire children and families to learn about themselves and the diversity and richness of their surroundings, as well as the world beyond.
Caribbean Cultural Center – The Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center/African Diaspora Institute is the only cultural arts organization in the US that represents all of the diverse artistic expressions and traditions of the African Diaspora. Each summer the center collaborates with young people in THE POINT’s Summer Youth Programs to create an annual student poetry anthology.
City Lore – City Lore employs folklorists, historians, anthropologists and ethnomusicologists to produce programs and publications that convey the richness of New York City’s cultural heritage. Since 2000, City Lore has partnered with THE POINT to create projects that recognize the cultural achievements of the South Bronx including the Mambo to Hip Hop project.
Community & Environmental Justice Partners – THE POINT partners with a number of non-profits and coalitions to advocate for environmental justice and sustainable development in the South Bronx. To learn more about these partnerships, click here.
HIVE -The Hive Learning Network is a community of civic and cultural institutions dedicated to transforming the learning landscape, and creating opportunities for youth to explore their interests in virtual and physical spaces. Through the Hive, youth will have multiple, continuous and connected opportunities to explore their intellectual and skill-based interests.
HTINK (formerly STEM2GETHER) – This young makers program provides students with opportunities to gain core science and math skills through play and exploration. Students learn to build circuits, design video games, and program their own robots in support of the development of critical thinking and collaboration.
Hunts Point Alliance for Children – In 2007, THE POINT joined the South East Bronx Community Organization (SEBCO), Urban Health Plan, La Peninsula Head Start, Mud/Bone Studio 889, World Visions and the St. Ignatius School to form the Hunts Point Alliance for Children (HPAC). The group aims to collectively pool their resources in order to improve the overall quality of life for young people and families in Hunts Point.
International Center of Photography – THE POINT’s photography program ICP at THE POINT is collaboration with the International Center for Photography (ICP). For over ten years, ICP at THE POINT has helped young people develop important life skills as they aspire towards their artistic goals and dreams.
Open Hydrant – This is an exciting, professional, not-for-profit theater ensemble based company for adults and children serving Hunts Point and The Bronx. We produce a season of new and creative works to empower the minority actor and uplift the community. Our Shakespeare productions have been showcased across the country and the Showtime film Shakespeare High, which premiered at Lincoln Center, documents our work using Shakespeare as a tool to enrich and enhance the full artist in you. The film is Executive Produced by Kevin Spacey. Our spring 2014-2015 season will feature a full season devoted to playwright John Rosenberg. His plays include Queen of all Weapons, Hannah, California Redemption and Jericho Road. We will present 4 Short Play Festivals of new, original short plays submitted from playwrights across the country. Our signature work of introducing Shakespeare to families will include FOOLS IN LOVE, a 1950’s doo-wop musical re imagining of A Midsummer night’s Dream and Tempest Toss’d, an inter-active show based on THE TEMPEST, to help introduce Shakespeare to the kid in all of us. An intensive weekly scene study acting class is also available every Monday night from 6:30pm-9:30pm and a children’s acting class for ages 10-18 on Saturdays from 1pm-4pm. All classes in the theater. Open Hydrant Theater Company @ P: (718) 542-4139 ext. 175
New York Cares – NY Cares meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service. Since 2008, NY Cares has provided volunteer tutoring support in THE POINT’s Youth Development Program.
NYC Audubon Society – NYC Audubon champions nature in the city’s five boroughs through a combination of engaging and entertaining programs, and innovative conservation campaigns. Since 2007, NYC Audubon has contributed environmental education classe to THE POINT’s teen community leadership group A.C.T.I.O.N. (Activists Coming to Inform Our Neighborhood).
Real Life Church NYC – …in Hunts Point, Bronx, New York! Real Life Church seeks to continually reach the community with the tangible, loving gospel of Jesus Christ! Our mission is two-fold: To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to raise up the community!
Summer Youth Employment Program – The purpose of the SYEP is to provide New York City youth, between the ages of 14 through 21, with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles.
Tat’s Cru, Inc. – A tenant in THE POINT’s Small Business and Non Profit Incubator, Tat’s Cru is a group of Bronx-based professional muralists whose work in aerosol has changed the perception of graffiti as art.
Urban Farming – Urban Farming’s mission is to create an abundance of food for people in need by planting gardens on unused land and space while increasing diversity, educating youth, adults and seniors and providing an environmentally sustainable system to uplift communities.
Urban Word – Founded on the belief that teenagers can and must speak for themselves, Urban Word NYC™ (UW) has been at the forefront of the youth spoken word, poetry and hip-hop movements in New York City since 1999. Urban Word NYC presents literary arts education and youth development programs in the areas of creative writing, journalism, college prep, literature and hip-hop.