Program Wins Award for Setting Example in Community

A Bronx program is empowering children who live in a shelter to succeed and become better people.

Organizers call Broadway Family Plaza Transitional Housing a means to get families ready for a permanent home. A program created by Working Families called “Welcoming Neighbors” is empowering youth to become better students and people.

Kairi Henry’s fourth-grader son works with the program on a regular basis. He says the program might have changed his life.

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