Awards and Accolades

Core Value #7: Pursue and encourage achievement in every act. 

As a result of the years of collaboration with the NYCDOE we have been given numerous accolades for our work with parents, students, and staff.

Such as:

  • Our Violence Prevention Curriculum was awarded “Promising Practice” and has been designated the highest rated leadership-themed universal adolescent violence prevention program in the country by SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs & Practices (NREPP)
  • Our Violence Prevention Program was also designated one of thirty-five in the country designated a  “Promising Program” by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • In 2009 our Character Education program in the Bronx was awarded a Promising Practices in After School Award by the Academy for Educational Development Center for Youth Development
  • In 2009 our female-based curriculum HERStory was named a Promising Practice in After School Award by Academy for Educational Development Center for Youth Development
  • Our Character Education Program was designated as one of the seven programs in NY state (two of seventy-three in the Nation) designated to have Promising Practices by the Character Education Partnership
  • TLP was one of five organizations selected in the nation for best practices as part of a Department of Defense research project headed by Dr. Robert Blum entitled “Best Practices: Building Blocks for Enhancing School Environment”
  • TLP was featured on News 12 Brooklyn for our Parent Literacy Book Club at the Boys and Girls High School in Bed-Stuy
  • PBS News Hour aired a story in their Learning Matters Section on our programming at our comprehensive youth development site, PS 1 in the Bronx
  • TLP was also  a large part of the Resource Section of the book It Gets Better – Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living by Dan Savage and Terry Miller based on the YouTube phenomenon. Our section provided some “Curriculum Guidelines for Schools and Teachers. By being a part of this important project it is our hope we can do our part to make schools safer for LGBT youth and encourage classroom learning environments that support a student’s self identity and mutual respect
  • Leadership Trainer Jermel McWilliams and 4 our students from The Roosevelt HS Campus in the Bronx are showcased in Beyonce’ and First Lady Obama’s Let’s Move! video, which was a nationally promoted public service campaign against childhood obesity
  • TLP was awarded a Community in Education Award – Presented in recognition of Leadership’s commitment to helping students at The High School for Enterprise, Business and technology fulfill their potential and achieve success
  • TLP was awarded Bronx High Schools Superintendent Conflict Resolution Program  presented us an Outstanding Service Award
  • TLP staff was honored by the Bronx Integrated Service Center for our work with students in temporary housing for our dedication and commitment to changing lives
  • The NYC DOE Office of Student and Youth Development created a youth initiative called Future Now: out of twenty high schools chosen to participate in the Future Now Expo for Young Leaders, five of the schools represented our programming and fourteen our submissions streamed live on the DOE website
  • Our Environmental Club was featured in  Healthy Living magazine
  • Our PS 1 magic club was featured in the Bronx Family Magazine
  • Our Dance Team at Roosevelt HS Campus has won many city/regional competitions and the National Title at Hershey Park year, 2009
  • Outstanding Service Award for The Office of Bronx HS Superintendent Conflict Resolution Program 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • We received an outstanding Service Award for The Office of Manhattan HS Superintendent Conflict Resolution Program 2002, 2003
  • In 2002, we received a Leadership Award from The Young Women’s leadership School Bronx Campus Scholars awarded in appreciation of our commitment and support in helping prepare their scholars for their next step in life

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