LOVE New York
32 West 28th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
929.256.1900

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LOVE youth are furiously creating and rehearsing for our upcoming show of poetry readings and photo essays. It will be at the legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe on the Lower East Side.

A Smile To Remember

We have the honor to report that two of our LOVE youth, Isiah and Jade, were invited to an important fundraiser for the Nicole Schiffman Foundation.  At this event, Jade shared the following poem:

photo above of Caryn, Jade, Isiah and Erica

Leave Out Violence (LOVE) was created to reduce and help eliminate violence in the lives of youth and our communities by initiating a movement of youth spokespeople who communicate a message of non-violence. LOVE’s Goal: to create an anti-violence movement of youth starting now and for generations to come.

LOVE is a non-profit after school program in NYC that serves at risk youth 12-18 years old, who are victims, survivors, witnesses and/or perpetrators of bullying, drug abuse, cutting, domestic abuse and many other forms of violence as defined by our youth.

LOVE teaches a message of non-violence through our writing program which includes; journalism, prose and poetry and through photography which includes the disciplines of photojournalism, art photography and videography.

LOVE gives youth a voice to take into their communities, their schools, their homes and onto the streets proving that non-violence is the most effective choice.

ALL photos in LOVE NYC are taken by LOVE youth, top photos by Vicks, middle row left to right John P, Vicks, Patricia and Angel