Next STEPS (Striving Toward Engagement and Peaceful Solutions)

Program Updates

In an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), our Next STEPS staff and mentors are available remotely. If you are seeking access to mentorship and support, please call Next STEPS Program Coordinator at (347) 831-3939 or call our general hotline at (718) 210-2767.

Beginning July 1st, 2017, the Empowerment Center began the Next STEPS program, to provide mentoring  for youth aged 16 to 24 in Brownsville, Brooklyn.  The program aims to promote education, employment, health services, family engagement and civic participation.  

Contact Information

For information about eligibility and enrollment:

Or contact our Next STEPS location:


745 Ralph Ave.
Brooklyn NY, 11212
T (646) 921-8806 ext. 110
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Watch a live interview with RiseBoro's Next STEPS Program Manager, Thaddeus Canty, and students about how they are becoming change agents in their lives and communities.

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