Big Things

For many years, I have questioned the veracity of gentrification in Mott Haven. However, defiance to the idea fosters ill-equipped ignorance. Cities change. Neighborhoods change. Historically, communities of need have become communities of affluence. Locals decry the inevitable while the … Read More

Thanksgiving 2013

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Thanksgiving week is always a big deal around Graffiti 2.  On Tuesday night we hosted a community Thanksgiving Dinner at Betances Community Center and served over 175 people in our neighborhood.   On Wednesday morning we packaged and distributed everything … Read More

Graffiti 2 Ambassador At Work!

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Graffiti 2 has been reaching out to people who have served with us and recruiting Graffiti 2 Ambassadors. A Graffiti 2 Ambassador is someone who promotes the work of Graffiti 2 to their own network of people around them. Here … Read More

9 Summers of Ministry in the Bronx

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Graffiti 2 just completed its 9th summer of ministry in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx. Here are a few of the things that kept us busy (and blessed!). SUMMER THEME SUMMER TOTS A morning program for 4 … Read More

Year End Celebration

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Sunday, June 2nd, Graffiti 2 celebrated it’s 8th year of after school programs. We invited families to church, honored kids, teens, and parents involved in programs with a yearbook, and had lunch together afterwards. It was a great day of … Read More

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

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Saturday, May 4th, Graffiti 2 held it’s 2nd annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Our turnout was twice as many teams as last year. Each participant received a tshirt and played a double elimination tournament. Last year we had an … Read More