About Us

About Us

About Us

We’re Firm Believers That

Love Never Fails…

BronxConnect was birthed by the youth organization Urban Youth Alliance. The mother of Urban Youth Alliance, Rev. Faith Brown, loved New York City. She loved the drug addict, she loved the gang member, and she deeply loved the inner city. The roots of Urban Youth Alliance began on Fox Street in 1970, where drug addiction was prolific. In 1999 when asked by Public/Private Ventures to create a program that brought the strength of the urban church to the epidemic of youth incarceration, the Board of UYA looked to its roots and responded, “of course.”

Reverend Faith Brown

Mother of Urban Youth Alliance, Int’l, Inc.

We’re Firm Believers That

Love Never Fails…

BronxConnect was birthed by the youth organization Urban Youth Alliance. The mother of Urban Youth Alliance, Rev. Faith Brown, loved New York City. She loved the drug addict, she loved the gang member, and she deeply loved the inner city. The roots of Urban Youth Alliance began on Fox Street in 1970, where drug addiction was prolific. In 1999 when asked by Public/Private Ventures to create a program that brought the strength of the urban church to the epidemic of youth incarceration, the Board of UYA looked to its roots and responded, “of course.”

Reverend Faith Brown

Mother of Urban Youth Alliance, Int’l, Inc.

We’re Firm Believers That

Love Never Fails…

BronxConnect was birthed by the youth organization Urban Youth Alliance. The mother of Urban Youth Alliance, Rev. Faith Brown, loved New York City. She loved the drug addict, she loved the gang member, and she deeply loved the inner city. The roots of Urban Youth Alliance began on Fox Street in 1970, where drug addiction was prolific. In 1999 when asked by Public/Private Ventures to create a program that brought the strength of the urban church to the epidemic of youth incarceration, the Board of UYA looked to its roots and responded, “of course.”

Reverend Faith Brown

Mother of Urban Youth Alliance, Int’l, Inc.

Our Challenge

The challenge was to find within our own community the solution to this epidemic. Could the youth focused principles of leadership development used with church youth produce the same success with court-involved youth? Could most high-risk youth of our city, with love, mentorship and support, experience lasting change?

Our Foundation

We’re a faith and community-based program that offers alternatives to detention, incarceration and violence prevention work. We utilize asset-based mentoring to connect court-involved and high-risk youth and young adults with positive local community resources: to prevent recidivism and address youth-initiated goals in education and employment.

Our Growth

BronxConnect has joined the NYC Cure Violence initiative to bring our successful model of youth development to an entire community. Our Cure Violence work seeks to improve our neighborhoods holistically. Our Advocacy work gives members of our communities a vehicle to voice their concerns and gain experience and knowledge of the leadership of New York City. And the re-launch of our Workforce and Reentry department gives us the resources to more aggressively support returning citizens and our participants in securing gainful employment.

Our Challenge

The challenge was to find within our own community the solution to this epidemic. Could the youth focused principles of leadership development used with church youth produce the same success with court-involved youth? Could most high-risk youth of our city, with love, mentorship and support, experience lasting change?

Our Foundation

We’re a faith and community-based program that offers alternatives to detention, incarceration and violence prevention work. We utilize asset-based mentoring to connect court-involved and high-risk youth and young adults with positive local community resources: to prevent recidivism and address youth-initiated goals in education and employment.

Our Growth

BronxConnect has joined the NYC Cure Violence initiative to bring our successful model of youth development to an entire community. Our Cure Violence work seeks to improve our neighborhoods holistically. Our Advocacy work gives members of our communities a vehicle to voice their concerns and gain experience and knowledge of the leadership of New York City. And the re-launch of our Workforce and Reentry department gives us the resources to more aggressively support returning citizens and our participants in securing gainful employment.

Our Challenge

The challenge was to find within our own community the solution to this epidemic. Could the youth focused principles of leadership development used with church youth produce the same success with court-involved youth? Could most high-risk youth of our city, with love, mentorship and support, experience lasting change?

Our Foundation

We’re a faith and community-based program that offers alternatives to detention, incarceration and violence prevention work. We utilize asset-based mentoring to connect court-involved and high-risk youth and young adults with positive local community resources: to prevent recidivism and address youth-initiated goals in education and employment.

Our Growth

BronxConnect has joined the NYC Cure Violence initiative to bring our successful model of youth development to an entire community. Our Cure Violence work seeks to improve our neighborhoods holistically. Our Advocacy work gives members of our communities a vehicle to voice their concerns and gain experience and knowledge of the leadership of New York City. And the re-launch of our Workforce and Reentry department gives us the resources to more aggressively support returning citizens and our participants in securing gainful employment.

Be a part of real change in NYC and get involved with BronxConnect.

Be a part of real change in NYC and get involved with BronxConnect.

Be a part of real change in NYC and get involved with BronxConnect.

About


BronxConnect is a community and faith-based program that offers alternatives-justice, cure violence, and re-entry programs to help communities build from within.

Address


BronxConnect Main Office:
432 East 149th Street,
Bronx NY 10455

Release the Grip Cure Violence Office:
1131 Findlay Ave,
Bronx NY 10456

Contact


718.402.6872
info@bronxconnect.org

347-862-1102 (Release the Grip)
rtg@bronxconnect.org

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