Alliance Members

ALLIANCE2The Hunts Point Alliance for Children unites the seven neighborhood schools and nine community child-focused organizations to support families in Hunts Point.

The Alliance principals and leaders meet regularly to discuss neighborhood needs and work toward finding solutions by drawing on the strengths of each organization.

Through collaboration and innovation, the Alliance can offer the best resources from each group and develop programs to address unmet needs.

SchoolsCommunity Organizations


Bronx Charter School for the Arts

Bronx Charter School for the Arts uses a model that encourages creativity and innovation in the classroom and inspires students to develop the intellectual and personal fortitude to realize their dreams.

Nicholas Stapleton, Executive Director

Hyde Leadership Charter School

Hyde aims to unite parents, teachers, and students in helping each student succeed academically and in sports, the arts, and service to the community.

Tom Sturtevant, Executive Director

JVL Wildcat Academy

JVL Wildcat Academy

John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School provides students 16 – 21 with personalized education to help students overcome economic, social, and personal challenges.

Hanifah Mitchell, Principal

La Peninsula Head Start

La Peninsula Community Organization Inc. provides comprehensive education, health, and social services to low income pre-school children and their families.

Renee Sutton, Executive Director

Middle School 424


MS 424 aims to provide middle school students in Hunts point with a holistic standards-based education that allows students to become college and career ready.

Sonya Johnson, Principal

Public School 48

PS 48

P.S. 48 works with parents and community leaders to provide a safe and nurturing environment for 900 children in the Bronx.

Roxanne Cardona, Principal

St. Ignatius School

St Ignatius School

St. Ignatius School aims to break the cycle of poverty by providing a quality Jesuit education both in and beyond the classroom.

Richard Darrell, Principal

Community-Based Organizations


BuildOn shows students the limitless power they can achieve through intensive local service — helping the homeless, seniors, and children in their communities — to confront urban struggles with passion and optimism.

Moriah Washington, Bronx Zone Manager

City Year

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service as tutors, mentors, and role models. These diverse young leaders help children stay in school, remain on track, and transform schools and communities.

Jordan Ali Halane, Program Manager


Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community members to serve preschool children.

Kerri Osborne, Executive Director

New York Center for Child Development

The New York Center for Child Development serves children with developmental delays, as well as those with emerging social and emotional concerns, and aims to provide the highest quality of educational and therapeutic services to young children and their families.

Evelyn Blanck, Executive Director


THE POINT Community Development Corporation is dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.

Kellie Terry-Sepulveda, Executive Director

Rocking the Boat

Rocking the Boat students work together to build wooden boats, learn to row and sail, and restore local urban waterways, revitalizing their community while creating better lives for themselves.

Adam Green, Executive Director

SEBCO Development

SEBCO Development

SEBCO, the South East Bronx Community Organization is responsible for the development and construction of over 6,000 new or rehabilitated housing units, and operates two homeless shelters and two senior citizen centers.

John Calderone, Vice President of Social Services

Urban Health Plan

Urban Health Plan

Urban Health Plan provides affordable, comprehensive, and high quality primary and specialty medical care by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices.

Miguel Calderone, Project HOPE