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A VERY SPECIAL PLACE

A Very Special Place, Inc. provides a comprehensive network of programs and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. With the guidance and support offered at AVSP people of all ages find opportunities to achieve independence and self-fulfillment.
  Added: Jan 17, 2006 
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ALICE AUSTEN HOUSE

Alice Austen was introduced to photography when she was 10 years old by her Uncle Oswald, who brought home an early-model dry plate camera from one of his many trips abroad. Alice showed immediate and natural ability. Through experimentation she taught herself how to operate the complex camera mechanism, judge exposure, develop the heavy glass plates, and make prints. By the time she was 18 in 1884, she was not only technically skilled but artistically accomplished as well.
  Added: Jan 17, 2006 
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AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the only national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to funding research, developing prevention initiatives and offering educational programs and conferences for survivors, mental health professionals, physicians and the public.
  Added: Apr 01, 2005 
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BOROUGH PRESIDENTS OFFICE

The Borough President is an advocate for the entire Borough of Staten Island and all its residents, and represents the Borough's interests within City government. The Borough President works with the mayor in preparing the annual executive budget and communicates Staten Island’s budget priorities directly to the City Council.
  Added: Feb 22, 2005 
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BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB OF SI

Promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. With 1,500 Local Organizations across the country and members in every congressional district, BPW/USA is the leading advocate for millions of workingwomen on work-life balance and workplace equity issues. BPW Local Organizations provide members with professional development programs, networking, participation in grassroots activism, and opportunities to support scholarships for disadvantaged women.
  Added: Feb 24, 2005 
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CITIZENS FOR NEW YORK CITY

A nonprofit organization that mobilizes New Yorkers to improve their neighborhoods in the areas of Urban Environment and Beautification, Safety, Poverty, Neighborhood Diversity, Youth-Led Community Service and Youth Entrepreneurship. We help New Yorkers build strong neighborhood volunteer groups that solve local problems, providing small grants, workshops, self-help information and assistance to more than 12,000 grassroots volunteer groups throughout the city's five boroughs. Citizens for NYC is your partner for better neighborhoods.
  Added: Feb 23, 2005 
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COLUMCILLE IRISH CULTURAL CENTER

Columcille, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established in 1978 to promote transformation through inner and outer work. It has its origins in Casa Colum (Gaelic for Home of the Dove), a small house opened in 1975 by William Cohea Jr. as a ‘salon by the side of the road’ where ‘tired sinners and reluctant saints’ could drop by and share their experiences and ideas. Cohea had been inspired during a visit to the Isle of Iona to create an open space which welcomed people of all faiths and traditions interested in renewal and transforma
  Added: Jan 17, 2006 
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