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Chief Legal Officer featured in Essence Magazine

Single Stop’s Chief Legal Officer, Angela Dorn was featured in Essence Magazine as a “Woman to Watch” for their August issue! Read on to enjoy Angela’s candid interview and inspiring message: “There’s no shame in having need.” In the interview Angela discusses who Single Stop helps and the services we provide, as well as the Civil Rights Movement…

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Single Stop Transitions Senior Leadership

Single Stop announces transition in Senior Leadership. Click here to read more. 

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Single Stop Stories: Phillip

Phillip is a former Single Stop client and a community leader who has continued to flourish since graduating from Hostos Community College. As a teenager growing up in New York City, Phillip’s household slipped quickly into hard times with the unexpected death of his father, followed shortly by his mother losing her job. Phillip contributed…

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Remembering Our Friend

Julian Bond NAACP Chairman Emeritus, Single Stop Advisory Committee Member January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015 UPDATE: On Saturday August 22 the family of Julian Bond invited everyone to scatter flower petals in a nearby body of water as his wife and children scattered his ashes in the Gulf of Mexico. Over 100 photos were submitted…

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GreenLight Fund in Philly Inquirer

GreenLight Fund takes a venture capitalist approach to philanthropy, providing seed money to organizations and ideas with the potential to make incredible social impact. We’re proud to partner with GreenLight Fund, and be a part of such an innovative form of philanthropy. Read more on GreenLight Fund in the Philly Inquirer, here.

Faculty Conflicts of Interest Regarding Curriculum

Lawyer, and Single Stop Advisory Committee Member, Ian Shrank co-authors an interesting article on “Faculty Conflicts of Interest Regarding Curriculum”. An understated topic, appearing now in Inside Higher Ed: The decisions made by faculty about what courses students should take not only have a direct impact on the work done by the faculty but also…

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CEO Mason Named “New Yorker of the Week”

Each week, NY1 News airs a 2-minute segment on an inspirational person who is making a positive impact in the New York area. This segment is called “New Yorker of the Week.” Following an anonymous nomination, NY1 has selected Elisabeth to be the “New Yorker of the Week” for the week of August 9th. She…

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Single Stop Stories: Kyrie

Kyrie is a leader determined to pay-it-forward and benefit her community as best she can, just as she benefitted from the support of individuals at Single Stop WCC. As a teenager, Kyrie dropped out of high school due to depression, anxiety, and domestic abuse. A few years later, when she enrolled at Westchester Community College…

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Single Stop Stories: Sharmine

Sharmine is 32 years old. She has two children, ages 16 and 13. At a very young age, she sacrificed everything to raise her children. She wasn’t able to study because she was caring for her children, but always dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Now that her children were a little older, she finally felt…

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Westchester Community College Student Overcomes the Odds with Single Stop

Westchester Community College graduate, Kyrie Philbrook, overcomes incredible odds that could have prevented her from accomplishing her goals, but with determination and support on campus from Single Stop, she has excelled. To read the full story click here.

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