Outside of Ignacio House, a building in the Bronx

Thrive For Life –

Student Housing

We’ve partnered with ‘Thrive for Life,’ a non profit that provides transitional housing for people coming home from prison. Ignacio House, located in the Bronx, currently houses up to six NYU PEP students at a time (including full-time students) and offers on-site wraparound services such as counseling, resources to find permanent housing, medical, and education.

Collage of pictures for the BRIC project

BRIC Media – Digital Arts Training

BRIC is a non-profit community organization that provides free to low-cost courses, events, and training in the media arts to residents of New York City. BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech initiative has partnered with the NYU Prison Education Program to offer an annual free month-long intensive media production training program. In the program, participants work in groups to create original podcasts, TV, and films and are certified in both production and editing.

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) increases the number of historically underrepresented and *economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers leading to professional licensure or professions in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields. CSTEP Programs provides students with academic enrichment and research experience in science, mathematics and technology content areas. There are more than fifty CSTEP Programs housed at institutions of higher education and/or professional schools across New York State.