Community Connections for Youth (CCFY), Inc. is a Bronx-based non-profit organization whose mission is to empower grassroots faith and neighborhood organizations to develop effective community-driven alternatives to incarceration for youth.
Community Connections for Youth (CCFY) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower grassroots faith and neighborhood organizations to develop effective community driven alternatives to incarceration for youth.
Children & Youth
Our volunteers come alongside the individual, family and community in order to support them holistically.
Creativity From Our Volunteers
Community Connections for Youth embraces a transformative approach to youth delinquency that focuses on building community capacity and juvenile justice reform.
Why We Love This Affiliate
We love this affiliate because they envision a world which incarceration is no longer a primary response to children who run afoul of the law.
This year, we launched a few fitness and fundraising program called the Miles of Hope Challenge! Starting in March, our network was encouraged to run, bike, walk, etc., between affiliate sites across our city!
On Thursday, October 22, we hosted our annual Fall Benefit as a virtual experience!
Our evening was dedicated to the restoration and stabilization of our affiliates, plus their ongoing work of biblical mercy and justice in New York City. Here are the four big highlights of our evening:
HFNY Affiliates Share the
In June, Redeemer Downtown asked congregants to watch the movie, Just Mercy, which is based on Bryan Stevenson's memoir, and then join a group discussion. To encourage their community to take further action toward biblical justice, Downtown and HFNY then invited three HFNY affiliates to talk more about criminal and