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Meet The Team


Quennina Wright 
Community School Director 


Ralik Smith
Assistant Community School Director 



Lydia Ortiz
Social Worker


Josseth Martinez
Social Worker



George Sanchez
Employment Coordinator

Jostyn Tavares
Employment Coordinator

Najee Mann

Grand Street’s Community Schools provide youth with wrap around services that help them succeed in their educational, emotional, and personal lives. Community schools provide students with academic support, community resources, and mental health services. Provide year round DYCD funded youth employment opportunities are available for

ages 14-21 years old.

  • Academic Tutoring 

  • Youth Employment and Internships 

  • Mental Health Counseling 

  • After School Program

  • Student Clubs & Activities

  • Success Mentoring

  • Peer Mediation

  • Dental and Vision Clinics 

  • Family Events & Trips 

  • Monthly Parent Workshops 

  • Weekly Food Pantry 

  • Saturday Job Search  Support 

  • Saturday ESL Classes 

  • Benefits Support 

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Community Food Pantry:

Mondays 10am - 1pm


Wednesdays 9am - 12pm

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Speak with our

Benefits Coordinator 

Leslye Morales

Every Wednesday

9:00AM - 5:00PM 

In the Grand Street Office 


 Contact Information: 917-257-0329

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