Redemption is an organization committed to working with young people and their families with college preparation materials, promoting a positive self-image, and getting them involved in their communities.
Addressing youth issues in the Brooklyn community, such as, the high school dropout rates of our youth: we prepare students for a successful transition into postsecondary education and entry-level careers. In hopes of bettering their self-esteem, improving their knowledge and access to educational possibilities, and increasing overall community empowerment.
Redemption, Inc.’s efforts has been accepted and appreciated by the community as indicated by its ability to initiate and maintain partnerships with established institutions, and being recognized as a positive catalyst in the lives of youth, Redemption, Inc. has been featured on Brooklyn News 12, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, 1010 WINS’ Tomorrow’s Newsmaker, and most recently CNN.com “Young People Who Rock” and Brooklyn Cable Access Television (BCAT) for our investment in the future of our youth. Do Something Brick Award finalist 2008 received free advertising on the Doritos chips bag. In 2010 and 2012 Harvard University named Redemption a “Bright Idea”, commending us for our innovation and positive community impact.