28-year-old Lantern supportive housing resident Danielle Hawkins has published her debut novel, Scandalous.
Thanks to the incredible generosity of our supporters, this year every child, teenager and young adult will receive a gift and a holiday meal.
Lantern's Employment and Education team helped put Delta Thompson on the path to a career in the theater, through CUNY's Bachelor of Theater Arts program.
USDA has awarded Lantern a $35,000 grant to develop our Food 4 Life youth nutrition curriculum
Lantern is one of the largest NYC service providers for young adults in supportive housing, and on Tuesday, nearly a third of all the youth we support turned out for our Resource Fair at Jasper Hall in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx. Organized by our Employment & Education team, the Fair brought together local … Continue reading Resource Fair Gives Bronx Young Adults A Boost
Lantern's new, evidence-informed "Food 4 Life" nutrition program launched last Wednesday evening, with a cooking class for young adults in Harlem. For last night's second class, the group took a trip to the local supermarket. Like most young adults exiting foster care into independent living, the young people we serve undergo an abrupt and challenging … Continue reading Evidence-informed ‘Food 4 Life’ curriculum launched for young adults
In honor of young adults living in supportive housing, The Supportive Housing Network of New York hosted a Spring Youth Celebration, for providers and residents, at the Prince George Ballroom this May. Roderick, a resident of Lantern’s Schafer Hall, was one of three of Lantern’s young adult honorees selected to receive an award and give … Continue reading Lantern Young Adults honored at the Network’s Spring Celebration
On Tuesday, Lantern client Shamel and mentor D'Marco met up for the first outing for our new Young Adults Mentoring Program. Shamel, who is 22, is majoring in Human Services at Bronx Community College and has been a mentor himself. Working for the Safe In My Brother's Arms program in Brooklyn, he mentored homeless teenage … Continue reading Young Adults Mentoring Program launches with a trip to the Barclays Center
Here's some highlights from our April newsletter. To make sure you always get the full story, sign up. Illness Management & Recovery delivers impressive results: For nearly 30 years, Deborah* avoided daylight because she was afraid of people seeing her. She shopped in the middle of the night at 24-hour supermarkets, and if she thought … Continue reading April news: mental health successes and a new volunteering program