Make It Happen Archives

  • We are delighted to share with you a new piece of public education that our staff will be giving out to victims and survivors of community violence and their family members. This resource shares information that aims to help community members after a violent event, understand Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as “no one deserves to go […]

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  • Make It Happen Program manager Kenton Kirby and Shawn Deverteuil, Men’s Empowerment Coordinator for the Make it Happen program, share their ideas and opinions in a shared article published in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange following the Presidential election. Read their piece here: We Will Support Black, Brown Men Now More Than Ever  

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  • The Make It Happen program has been busy over the month of October! Kenton Kirby, Director of Trauma Support Services for the Make It Happen program, presented at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual conference in San Diego, California on October 17th. The title of the session was “Partnerships to Build Trust with […]

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  • Young Men ages 16 to 24 come join our Men’s Group! The next Make It Happen men’s group will start on Wednesday (9/21) at 6pm at the Bed Stuy PAL located at 495 Gates Avenue Brooklyn, NY. The Make It Happen Men’s group provides therapeutic services to young men of color by helping them overcome the difficult […]

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