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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Mount Vernon Youth Talk featured in Black Westchester!

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The first Mount Vernon Youth Talk Forum, an open dialogue between Mount Vernon youth and elected officials, took place June 13th, 2022 at Allen Memorial Church!

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Rep. Jamaal Bowman Announces MVYB’s SP4OG as finalist for Community Project Funding

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The Safe Place 4 Our Girls is one of two grants written for by Executive Director Debbie Burrell-Butler to expand our offerings to support the ever changing needs of the young ladies in our community. “Receiving notification that SP4OG is one of the commu...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

WJCS - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau staff, CTC members and law enforcement received Youth Mental Health First Aid training from WJCS through a SAMHSA grant they received in the fall of 2021. This grant allowed the agency to offer trainings in YMHFA focusing pri...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

A Conversation with Charles Oakley


Youth and adult supporters pictured with former NY Knicks star, Charles Oakley at his recent book signing. Young adults from the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau Gun Violence Prevention (G.V.P) were in attendance both in-person and virtually.   &nbs...

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