Enoch Jemmott, a senior at Queens College and trained peer counselor with AB alumni CARA (College Access: Research & Action), shares with the New York Times his experience as a low-income student navigating the difficult landscape of college admissions.Read More >
“Pursuit, according to its donors and to workforce experts, stands out for the size of the income gains of its graduates and its experiment with a kind of bond to finance growth.” Read more about bonds, ISAs and how Pursuit is helping propel hundreds into the middle class.Read More >
Amazon selects Long Island City as its HQ2, and AB alum Pursuit (formerly C4Q) was involved in the pitch to woo Amazon. Pursuit CEO Jukay Hsu shared, “We hope to train Amazon’s blue-collar warehouse workers to code and get rehired as software developers at the companies.”Read More >
Arbor Brothers News
This year’s Winter AB Newsletter features last year’s results! From fundraising goals to portfolio performance to our annual grantee survey, we highlight the wins and opportunities of 2018.Read More >
It’s been a year of pushing boundaries! In our last newsletter of 2018, we highlight a new funding area, pull back the curtain on our expanding talent work with grantees, and reflect on the growing pains (and joys!) of a mighty four-person team.Read More >
Arbor Brothers is pleased to announce the nine constituents of its 2018 grants portfolio, which include three new grantees: Hopeworks, The Knowledge House & Restore NYC, and
an additional alumni grantee, Power of Two. By partnering with these promising second-stage nonprofits to replace missing rungs in the “opportunity ladder” Arbor Brothers aims to empower young people and their families to achieve economic self-sufficiency.