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M.A. Dennis

My Success Story Success feels different after failure. And there is no greater fail than losing your dignity and having your humanity marginalized. Overcoming that level of defeat, which is the agony ... Watch video

Join us for the 25th annual ARTWALK NY!

ARTWALK NY brings together hundreds of artists, art-lovers and other compassionate New Yorkers at this landmark event to celebrate the role of “artist-as-activist” and raise awareness about the issues ... Watch video

Marisol

Marisol, Class 46, shares her First Step story at the 25th Anniversary Women Mean Business Luncheon on April 12, 2019 at The Plaza Hotel Watch video

A Message for the Mayor from NYC Kids

On June 7, 2018, 100+ kids joined the Coalition for the Homeless for the NY Kids Need Housing March asking Mayor Bill de Blasio: "If we can build houses – why can't you?" Visit coalitionforthehomeless.org/houseourfutureny ... Watch video

NY Kids Need Housing

On June 7, 2018, 100+ kids joined the Coalition for the Homeless for the NY Kids Need Housing March asking Mayor Bill de Blasio: "If we can build houses – why can't you?" Visit coalitionforthehomeless.org/houseourfutureny ... Watch video

Kemba

Kemba, Class 143, shares her First Step story at the 24th Annual Women Mean Business Luncheon on April 19, 2018 at The Plaza Hotel Watch video

Gigi

First Step graduate Gigi, Class 142, overcame tremendous odds to find a full-time living wage job and a fresh start at a new life. This video was first shown at the Coalition for the Homeless’ 24th Annual ... Watch video

Angela

Homeless New Yorkers explain why the legal right to shelter is so important to them. Angela is a member of the Coalition's Client Advisory Group (CAG) living in a single adult shelter for women in NYC... Watch video

Madge

Homeless New Yorkers explain why the legal right to shelter is important to them. Madge is a member of the Coalition's Client Advisory Group (CAG) and is living in a single adult shelter for women in ... Watch video

Rhonda

Homeless New Yorkers explain why the legal right to shelter is so important to them. Rhonda is a member of the Coalition's Client Advisory Group (CAG). Watch video