Art in the Park

The Family Center recently hosted an art workshop in Brooklyn’s Ft. Greene Park for children and their parents, or caregivers. The workshop, led by Angeli Rasbury, provides youth the opportunity to build confidence through creative expression. Watch below to learn about the power of artistic expression in helping our children grow and thrive!

Caregiver Picnic

On August 25th, The Family Center hosted a Back-to-School Picnic Celebration in Brooklyn’s Von King Park. The day was filled with activities and games, and culminated in the ultimate tug of war competition. Meanwhile, children’s caregivers enjoyed an afternoon of relaxing and socializing. TFC staff and clients gratefully welcomed the support of volunteers from across the tri-state area. Volunteers came …

Spring Soirée

Thursday, April 28th The Family Center celebrated our 2022 Spring Soirée at Tribeca Rooftop. The event replaced the annual Harvest Ball, which was pushed back two years due to the pandemic. This year’s three honorees included a woman who has made it her mission giving young people the dream prom experience; an entire family with a decades-long record of supporting Family Center …

Another Successful Parenting Support Group

The Family Center has just wrapped up another cycle of our virtual Parenting Journey group. It was 12 sessions of laughter, tears, introspection and community. As our parents worked through some difficult topics and discussions, we definitely grew closer in our shared commitment to raising the future leaders of tomorrow.  For those who are unaware, Parenting Journey is a 12 …

Our Voices Matter

Throughout the extended pandemic period that has disrupted our lives and transformed ways of thinking, Angeli Rasbury has remained committed to helping The Family Center’s youngest clients make art. At the start of 2021, virtual workshops as part of the Our Voices Matter project was not something she had given any thought.  We’d  planned in-person workshops, but our plans were forced to …

Groups are Creating

Creative groups are a hallmark of what distinguishes The Family Center as community where clients are encouraged to use their voices. Recently, Bed-Stuy artist, author, and educator, Angeli Rasbury, led a creative writing group for our caregivers, Family Center clients raising children not biologically theirs.  Caregivers wrote down their thoughts based on specific cues given by Angeli and then discussed …

YAB Goes to Coney Island

The Family Center’s Youth Advisory Board met for the first time in-person since 2020! We thanked these youth leaders by taking them to Coney Island. Enjoy the photos and video below.

Pilates People Supports The Family Center

Thank you for donating $400 while working out with Pilates People!!Sunday, March 28th Pilates People raised $400 by hosting a lively donation based, virtual pilates class. The 45-minute class was open to all fitness levels and taught by Pilates People creator, Cassandra. We are tremendously grateful to the generous women at Pilates People, who recently celebrated their one year anniversary, …