Robin Hood 2013 Heroes
Today we honored four organizations for their incredible efforts to help lift up low income New Yorkers.
Follow the links below to learn more about their work:
Hometown Heroes was honored for its extraordinary efforts in helping residents of New Jersey rebuild and recover from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy.
The Center for Court Innovation (CCI) was honored for creating a number of innovative programs designed to reduce recidivism and help people get their lives back on track. One of their more successful programs, The Red Hook Community Justice Center, was spotlighted for their success.
The Restaurant Opportunity Center was founded after September 11, 2001 by surviving restaurant workers from Windows on the World. Today, the center is improving working conditions for thousands of the nation’s low-wage restaurant workforce nationwide.
Success Academy Charter Schools Starting from one Harlem school serving 165 students in kindergarten and first grade, the Success network has now grown to serve 6,700 scholars in 18 elementary schools and 4 middle schools.