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NYC, Monday, June 29, 2015 
Chance of showers upstate, mostly sunny downstate. New York City, high 78; Albany, high 69; Buffalo, high 70. 
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2nd Park Slope Group Home Shuttered After Arrest of Teens on Rape Charges

The arrest of three teen residents of a Park Slope group home on rape charges has led to the closing of a second residence in the neighborhood, officials said Thursday. Boys Town will shutter a group home it runs on  St. John's Place because the youth services provider is ending its contract with the city's Administration for Children's Services, a representative for ACS told Community Board 6's youth committee on Thursday night, DNAinfo reports. Read more.
High Pay for NYC’s Cultural Leaders

Leaders at five of the city’s most prominent cultural institutions—the Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Metropolitan Opera, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History—had compensation packages that exceeded $1.2 million in salary and benefits in 2013, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of recent tax filings for a dozen groups. Read more. 
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East Side House's Josue Rodriguez Retires After 19 Years of Service In The South Bronx

After 19 years of service East Side House Settlement’s Associate Executive Director, Josué Rodriguez, has announced his retirement. 

Prior to coming to East Side House, Mr. Rodriguez worked at the United States Postal Services for 16 years as well as owned a towing company for several years. Although both of these careers cultivated Mr. Rodriguez’s keen business acumen, he felt he was missing his calling. 

“I was a high school dropout, though I always wanted to be a psychologist or social worker. “My buddies were always telling me, ‘You’ve got to go to social work school!’” Rodriguez recalls. So he did. 

Then, while working as a community organizer in an anti-drug program under the Dinkins administration, Mr. Rodriguez came to know John Sanchez, who is the current Executive Director East Side House, Inc. Soon enough, Mr. Rodriguez joined the East Side House team in 1996. 

Beyond the impact on thousands of youth in his early years at East Side House, Mr. Rodriguez is credited with the creation of what has become East Side House “secret sauce” to success: rigorous educational services complemented by essential social services delivered by trained social workers. This recipe has opened the door for thousands of local students each year. He also led the way in bringing these services into schools, at a time when CBO presence in schools was unpopular. East Side House has since established itself in 16 NYC DOE public schools—and growing! - serving nearly 3,000 students daily.

For more information, visit the East Side House website


On Board: Urban Pathways Announces New Appointments 

Ronald Rosado Abad will join the organization as Chief Operating Officer, effective July 15.  In this position, Mr. Abad will be responsible for working in tandem with the Chief Executive Officer and senior staff to develop and implement strategies which will meet the current and future needs of clients, the organization, and staff. He will also work closely with the Board of Directors, key supporters and others who are invested in the mission and vision of Urban Pathways.

Nancy T. Olecki will join the Urban Pathways staff on July 27 as its Director of Development, succeeding Karen Trella. Ms. Olecki brings experience in a full range of development activities to Urban Pathways, including special events, individual and major giving, and corporate and foundation partnerships. Most recently, she was the Director of Development at The Doe Fund, overseeing a full spectrum of fund-raising and marketing activities for that organization. Prior to her tenure at The Doe Fund, Ms. Olecki oversaw marketing and special events activities in both the financial and luxury retail industries.

For more information, visit the Urban Pathways website

 
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* Authorities shot and captured David Sweat, the remaining of two fugitives on the run since an escape from an upstate prison on June 6, and he was in critical condition at Albany Medical Center, The New York Times reports. Read more.  

* Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday sent a letter demanding the state Education Department take immediate action to protect transgender students from discrimination, the Times Union reports. Read more

* The heavily criticized rent regulation laws that were extended last week for four years could be revisited much sooner if the Democrats win control of the state Senate next year, the Daily News’ Ken Lovett reports. Read more
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Succession Planning is Not Only about the Successor

Max Klienman, who served for two decades as executive vice president/CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey, the eighth-largest federation in the United States, offers his principles for successful transitions in a Nonprofit Quarterly opinion piece. Read more.
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