Politics & Community
Future Voters of America
LOCATION: 205 East 69th Street (bet. 2nd & 3rd) Meetings are at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House on 70th Street & 2nd Avenue
CONTACT: (212) 535-8326
DESCRIPTION: Learn about the political system and how you can make a difference.
Goddard Riverside Community Center
LOCATION: 593 Columbus Avenue (88th Street)
CONTACT: (child) (212) 749-2133, (Senior Citizens) (212) 873-6600.
DESCRIPTION: Provides programs and services for youth, elderly, homeless, and people with HIV and AIDS.
Kids Meeting Kids Can Make A Difference
LOCATION: Box 8 H, 324 West 96th Street (bet. West End Avenue & Riverside Drive)
380 Riverside Drive (110th Street)
CONTACT: (212) 662-2327
DESCRIPTION: Youth run projects against violence and Walk Against Violence (May).
United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York (UJA)
LOCATION: 130 East 59th Street (bet. Park & Lexington Avenue)
CONTACT: (212) 836-1532
DESCRIPTION: The Manhattan Families Outreach and Information Project, a sub-division of UJA, focuses on community service and education projects for teens and their families.
LOCATION: 570 Columbus Avenue
CONTACT: 212-579-0000 www.commoncents.org
DESCRIPTION: Dedicated to advancing social justice and equal opportunity by emboldening youth to become activists and good citizens.
LOCATION: 267 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10016
CONTACT: 212-537-0500 www.netaid.org
DESCRIPTION: High school students educate and mobilize their peers in efforts to end global poverty.