Category Archives: Press

Press Statement: Youth and Parent Led Community Groups and Civil Rights Advocates Respond to Sen. Felder Prosposal to Put Armed Officers in Every School

November 28th, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Roberto Cabanas, roberto.urbanyouthcollab@gmail.com, 973.432.2406   Student and Parent Led Community Groups and Civil Rights Advocates Respond to  Sen. Simcha Felder’s Proposal to placed Armed Officers at Every NYC School The undersigned organizations released the following statement urging the Governor and Democrats to reject Senator Felder’s Proposal to sell

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Press Statement: Urban Youth Collaborative Responds to Tragic Incident at Bronx High School

September 27th, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Roberto Cabanas, roberto.urbanyouthcollab@gmail.com, 973.432.2406 Youth-Led Coalition, Urban Youth Collaboartive, Responds to Tragic Incident at Bronx High School In response to the tragic incident that occured this morning at a Bronx high school, Urban Youth Collaborative released the following joint statement from Bryan Aju and Aaron Acevedo, Bronx high school students

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UYC Responds to Video of NYPD Officer Threatening Student

For Immediate Release: April 3rd, 2017 Contact: Kesi Foster 646.404.4947 kesi_foster@urbanyouthcollaborative.org Urban Youth Collaborative Responds to Video of NYPD Officer Threatening Student  In response to the recently released video showing an NYPD officer threatening to use his taser on students leaving Midwood High School, Urban Youth Collaborative released the following statement from Youth Leader Onyx Walker. “Sadly, the video of

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