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Power of Two Partners with NYC’s Newborn Home Visiting Program

April 27, 2022

As an extension of Power of Two’s citywide effort to promote family healing in our BIPOC communities, we are happy to share a new collaboration with NYC’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)- New Family Home Visits Initiative. Through…

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Power of Two Welcomes Coleen Stevens Porcher as New Executive Director

April 13, 2022

The Power of Two Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the appointment of Coleen Stevens Porcher as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective April 25, 2022.  Coleen brings deep experience, a passion for early childhood, and policy advocacy that…

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Powering Up With PO2 & The Bridge Project

March 30, 2022

SPANISH FAQ ENGLISH FAQ This month’s guest is Megha Agarwal, Executive Director for The Bridge Project (TBP) who spoke with host Erasma Beras-Monticciolo about the project, New York City’s first guaranteed income program for mothers. Power of Two is currently…

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A Response to Mayor Adams’ Preliminary Budget

March 2, 2022

On February 16th, NYC Mayor Adams released his first spending plan for the City with the Administration’s Preliminary Budget. Adams’ “radically practical” vision includes no spending increases, with the exception of the Department of Corrections, and a focus on public…

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Welcoming Three New Members to Our Board of Directors

February 9, 2022

Brooklyn, NY – Power of Two today announced three new board members who will each help support the organization’s work to nurture the inherent potential in every child and family—equipping them to transform their own lives and strengthen their communities.…

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A Response to NYS Governor Hochul’s State of the State Address

January 11, 2022

On January 5th, with a surge of the COVID-19 pandemic as her backdrop, Governor Hochul delivered the 2022 State of the State address. Beyond her ambitious pandemic response plan, the first female Governor of New York State focused on some…

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Power of Two Stands in Solidarity with Haitian Refugees

September 23, 2021

As an organization that partners with families dealing daily with trauma caused by historical and current systems of oppression, Power of Two shares the heartbreak and outrage over the dehumanizing images of Border Patrol agents on horseback corralling Haitian refugees.…

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Ecological Predictors of Parental Beliefs about Infant Crying in a Randomized Clinical Trial of ABC

July 8, 2021

“Ecological Predictors of Parental Beliefs about Infant Crying in a Randomized Clinical Trial of ABC,” a research study supported by Power of Two and authored by lead researcher Daneele Thorpe, along with Jamilah Silver; Laura Perrone; Nicole DeSantis; Allison Dash;…

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Power of Two Celebrates Relocation to Central Brownsville

May 24, 2021

Power of Two celebrates our relocation to central Brownsville where we can be more visible to the community.

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The Power of Two Party, featuring NYT best-selling author Heather McGhee

May 20, 2021

Watch NYT Best Selling author Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us, and co-founder Erasma Beras-Monticciolo discuss racial and social equity for all children and families during Power of Two’s first-ever annual Party+Fundraiser.

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