East Harlem Tutorial Program2014 Winner

Founded in 1958, East Harlem Tutorial Program (http://www.ehtp.org) prepares students with the academic skills, strength of character and social and emotional well-being to excel in high school and college, to lead in their communities and to realize their best possible selves.

East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) gives kids the opportunities they would have if they were born 20 blocks south. And they’ve been doing it for more than 55 years. They teach reading, math and science, provide one-to-one tutoring, prepare kids for college, help them get accepted, and build the social skills they’ll need to succeed. They provide a number of programs, all designed to facilitate the process of bringing academic excellence to its community. Community-based. College-bound.


2014 Finalists


BronxWorks (http://www.bronxworks.org/) helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community.


GoProjectThe GO Project (http://www.goprojectnyc.org/) shapes the futures of 550 public school children in New York City by providing critical academic, social, and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. Year-round educational and family support services equip children who are performing below grade level with the confidence and skills to succeed at school, at home, and in life.


Reach Out and Read of Greater New York (http://www.reachoutandread.org/)trains andReach out and read supports pediatricians and other medical providers to make literacy guidance a regular part of their pediatric practice. Reach Out and Read of Greater New York builds on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to develop essential early literacy skills in young children via the existing healthcare infrastructure.



Urban Pathways (http://www.urbanpathways.org/index.asp), a data-driven and innovative leader, ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient.