The fight is not over!! We close spofford, but the work is not done

I write to inform you about an upcoming Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) community forum in your borough. You may have seen recent news articles about the Close to Home Initiative - New York City’s plan to bring New York City youth back from…Read More

Spofford Officially Close !!!

Thanks to all for your hard work and tireless fight, but as we said in the rally It's not over, we must continue to fight and ensure that the site is re-purpose and turn into something positive for the Hunts Point community

Reminding You Join Us Today

Join Us Today Rain or Shine! For our Rally and Press Conference “United to Close Spofford” Will start walking and chanting from the Hunts Point 6 Train Station @3:30 For Questions contact: Avery Irons (212) 697-2323/(917) 386-7233 Or Gabriela Silverio (212)…Read More


Dear Community: As we continue to prepare for March 23 rally, we wanted to give you the great news that we received from an undisclosed source “There are no young people in Spofford now.” we contacted ACS to confirm, but was told that they couldn’t comment…Read More

rally and march on September 23, 2011

Hey Folks, We are excited to know that the city is planning to close Spofford on April 1, 2011. We think they need a little push, just in case they change their minds like they did last time! We will be holding astarting at the Hunts Point #6 train station…Read More

Re-invest in youth and communities Rally and Vigil

Please join us on March 23, 2011 from 4:00 to 6:00 Let’s rally together and demand that our government officials set priorities in their current budget that benefit youth and communities. The Spofford Juvenile Detention Center (now known as Bridges) is a…Read More


JOIN US FOR A TOWN HALL MEETING DISCUSSING WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN TO SPOFFORD JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER JULY 30 – 4PM BBQ WILL BE PROVIDED MS424 730 Bryant Avenue (between Spofford and Lafayette) - 6 train to Hunts Point, walk 4 blocks to Lafayette, make a…Read More
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