Beating the Odds

Participants of WHEDco's Teen Program during the end-of-year dinner

100% of seniors in our Teen Program are off the college! Four years ago, as a scared high school freshman sitting through an introductory session to the Teen Program at WHEDco’s Leadership Center, Mario Ynfante never dreamed he’d be heading Read More …

Business Attraction in Action

Melrose Retail Space Tour Recap! “I didn’t know WHEDco could do all of this!” was a phrase overheard during WHEDco’s recent Retail Space Tour across the Melrose neighborhood in the South Bronx. More than 30 attendees –who included prospective restaurateurs, Read More …

Bridging Home & School

WHEDco’s Family Literacy Program Hafsatu Jalloh stood in front of a crowd gathered at WHEDco’s Urban Horizons Early Childhood Discovery Center, home to its Head Start program. She and a group of fellow adult English learners were there to share Read More …

Jerome Avenue CDNA

Street view with people

With support from the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) in 2016, WHEDco assessed the needs of the area around the Jerome Avenue commercial corridor from McClellan Avenue up to the Cross Bronx Expressway. This corridor serves as a Read More …