New CEC Site Grand Openings

Grand Openings at the RBSCC Community Empowerment Center In March, the RBSCC Community Empowerment Center celebrated the opening of two new program locations. Both our Atlas (SEPS) and Level Up! Workforce Development programs have moved into new office spaces to … Continue reading

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Stacy Success Story

Check out our latest success story!   Stacy Kassim Success Story  

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RBSCC Kit Assembly Event

Last week Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (RBSCC) sponsored a PowrServ event to assemble 450 hygiene kits that help people maintain basic hygiene and thus prevent spread of disease or illness. PowrServ assembles hygiene kits with churches, schools, companies and … Continue reading

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Thaddeus Success Story

Our latest success story! Thaddeus Canty Success Story

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Ramone Barrett Success Story

Ramone Barrett grew up in Jamaica with his mother where she taught him how to cook. “I would complain about having nothing to eat and she would tell me, ‘There is food, you just have to make something.’” He learned … Continue reading

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Jazmine Success Story

  Jazmine found that anxiety was a weight she carried into school every day. After a while the weight became heavier and she found it easier to breath without the pressure of traditional high school. Jazmine decided to contact career … Continue reading

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The Community Empowerment Center’s 2012 Annual Report

We are excited to share the RBSCC Community Empowerment Center’s 2012 Annual Report. The past year brought new challenges and opportunities, and many inspirational stories of success and transformation. Our staff served hundreds of New Yorkers in need, from homeless … Continue reading

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HomeBase in the News

Here at the RBSCC Community Empowerment Center, we manage two HomeBase homelessness prevention programs, located in Bushwick and Brownsville. The goal of HomeBase is to stop homelessness before it starts, by reaching out to community residents who are at imminent … Continue reading

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July Staff Profile: Meet Annamaria Felix

  How long have you worked for RBSCC? In what capacity? I made 3 years in February. I first worked doing foreclosure prevention and now I am a Program Associate, helping all of the Community Empowerment Center’s programs run smoothly. … Continue reading

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Read our Newsletter: The Empowerment Press

Empowerment Center staff created a newsletter featuring updates and success stories from our Brownsville and Bushwick HomeBase programs. You’ll also find practical advice, including information on applying for benefits in NYC. Check out The Empowerment Press by clicking here: HomeBase … Continue reading

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