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DOP In The News

April 10, 2018
BK Reader: This East NY Barber Training Program Gives Youths a Shot at a New Career

April 10, 2018
Bronx News 12: Bronx Man Gets 2nd Chance Through Dept. of Probation Program

March 6, 2018
TimesLedger: City program for youth on probation successfully reduces recidivism: Study

February 23, 2018
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange: 69% Less Recidivism in NY Community Mentoring Program, Report Finds

February 20, 2018
Mayor's Press Release: Mentoring Program for Youth on Probation Reduces Reoffending

January 31, 2018
The New York Times: Beyond Murals: New York Picks 4 Artists in Residence to Tackle Social Issues

January 24, 2018
NeON Arts the Best of the Bronx Marching Cobras
Four New Public Artists in Residence Appointed by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

January 16 2018
Made in NY animation project:
Fox 5
Harlem World
Animation World Network

January 10 2018

November 2017
The National Herald: Bill Haretopoulos Wins NYC Public Service Award, Talks to TNH about His Greek Heritage

October 2017
Caribbean Life: Caribbean Life to honor 31 Caribbean-Americans  DOP General counsel Wayne S. McKenzie Esq. Honored 

March 14, 2017
Times Ledger:  Department of Probation holds fashion show to promote jobs opportunities for clients

March 8, 2017
El Dario: Mujeres hispanas con poder en la Alcaldía de Nueva York


January 11, 2017
Juvenile Justice: Anti-gun Programs Plug Away to Try to Make the Bronx Safer

July 24, 2016
El Diario: Young People on Probation Graduate

July 20, 2016
NY1: Staten Islanders Learn to Administer Anti-Overdose Drug

September 16, 2015
Queens Tribune: NeON Kitchen Provides Nutrition And Community Health  

September 10, 2015
New York 1: Food Pantry is Giving People on Probation New Hope

August 31, 2015
Brooklyn Eagle: Once-Troubled Youth Use Murals to Transform Brownsville

August 13, 2015
Brooklyn Eagle: Department of Probation hosts Youth Anti-Violence summit at Borough Hall

Amsterdam News:  #BeAboutIt Youth Anti-Violence Summit

August 12, 2015
News 12: Anti Violence Rally Held at Borough Hall

August 11, 2015
DNA Info: Job-Prep Program Seeks To Keep Youth Off Streets with Brooklyn Expansion

July 20, 2015
Staten lsland Advance: Unique food service program aimed at Department of Probation clients

DNA Info: Nutrition Kitchen Teaches Staten Islanders on Probation Good Eating Habits

New York 1: New Food Pantry Opens in Tompkinsville

July 17, 2015
Bronx Times: South Bronx NeON Opens Nutrition Kitchen

May 2, 2015 
News 12 Bronx: Bronx teens get free dresses just in time for prom season  

El Diario: Donation graduation dresses sows hope in the Bronx (photos) Disadvantaged youth receive Bronx graduation dresses as part of the Initiative The Fairy Godmother  

April 8, 2015  
CBS News: Fighting For Kids Future It's a Community Thing  

March 26, 2015 
Metro New York: Keeping on the Straight and Narrow  

February 7, 2015  
News 12 Brooklyn: Garden of Roses Young Women Empowered  

Connecting NYC Youth to Educational Opportunities (NYC YES)
"Nagging, as a Force for Good" - The New York Times, 02/28/2014
"NYC Department of Probation holds job, education program in the Bronx" - News 12 Bronx, 02/25/2014

Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON)

"NYC Probation Receives National Award for Excellence" - New York Nonprofit Press, 01/15/2014

Paint Straight

"New York City Program Teaches Teen Graffiti Artists to "Paint Straight" - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, 03/10/2014

Young Men's Initiative

"Arches mentoring program helps troubled teens turn it around" - New York Daily News, 03/28/2014