Recent News & Media Appearances

Ernst & Young Provides Gifts To Leake & Watts Kids.” Originally published in the Bronx Times, December 21, 2016.
 
Successful management practices from the Excellence Awards selection committee.” Originally published in New York Nonprofit Media, December 13, 2016.
 
Leake & Watts’ Annual Awards Gala Raises $550,000.” Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, November 14, 2016.
 
Bronx teen moms receive $10K of new furniture.” Originally published by Bronx 12 News, November 1, 2016.
 
“Furniture Donation Shines a Spotlight on Critical Social Issue of Supporting Teen Moms Still in Foster Care.” Originally published in the Bronx-Eastchester Patch, November 1, 2016.
 
Leake & Watts In Yonkers To Honor Educational Leader At Gala.” Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, October 24, 2016.
 
Joyce Coppin Mondesire Will Be Honored At Leake & Watts’ 2016 Annual Awards Gala.” Originally published in Black Westchester Magazine, October 22, 2016.
 
Nick and Lisa Preddice Co-Chair Leake & Watts' Annual Gala Next Week at The Pierre.” Originally published in the Bedford Patch, October 17, 2016.
 
At the Board Table with Jose Jara of Leake & Watts.” Originally published by New York Nonprofit Media Insights, September 18, 2016.
 
Here’s Food for Thought: A Back-to-School Barbecue Sends a Message to Help Bronx Children Start the School Year Right.” Originally published in the Yonkers Tribune, September 16, 2016.
 
“Family Preventive Services with Paul Martin of Leake & Watts.” Originally published by Westchester on the Level, July 29, 2016.
 
Leake and Watts Helps High School Seniors Realize Their Dreams.” Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, July 20, 2016.
 
NYN Media Podcast - Jose Jara of Leake & Watts.” Originally published by New York Nonprofit News, July 8, 2016.
 
Best of the Bronx: Counselor Phillip Foster.” Originally published by News 12 Bronx, April 28, 2016.
 
Leake & Watts Raises Funds With Fashion Show In White Plains.” Originally published in the White Plains Daily Voice, April 8, 2016.
 
Leake And Watts Opens Adult Day Habilitation Facility In Mount Vernon.” Originally published in the Mount Vernon Daily Voice, April 4, 2016.
 
 “Leake & Watts’ Caring Couture Fashion Show Fundraiser At The Westchester.” Originally published in Weschester Magazine, April 1, 2016.
 
Leader shares message of hope and racial equality.” Originally published by News 12 Westchester, February 26, 2016.
 
The Collaborative for Children and Familes Announces First Executive Director.” Originally published by Benzinga, February 7, 2016.
 
A new phase in juvenile justice reform.” Originally published in New York Nonprofit Media, January 8, 2016.
 
"Leake and Watts, Yonkers Police Plant Seeds for the Future."  Originally published on the Bronxville-Eastchester Patch, May 26, 2015.

"Mother's Day means more to mom who earned reunion with kids."  Originally published in the Staten Island Advance, May 10, 2015.

"Westchester Residents Turn Out For Yonkers' Leake & Watts Fundraiser."  Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, May 5, 2015.

"Treating dual-diagnosed youths in a healthy setting" by Susan Sampogna, Leake & Watts Assistant Executive Director of Residential Services. Originally published in the Westchester County Business Journal, April 15, 2015.

"Jody Rollins Joins the Board of Directors at Leake & Watts."  Originally published in the Yonkers Tribune, April 7, 2015.

"Rita Gross Nelson Honored at Leake & Watts in Yonkers."  Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, March 2, 2015.

"Leake and Watts' Tribute to Rita Gross Nelson Teaches Students a Valuable Lesson."  Originally published in the Bronxville-Eastchester Patch, March 2, 2015.

"Toddlers Jump Start Their Education with City Funded Program."  Originally published on the News NY1 website, February 20, 2015.

"Leake and Watts Gets $250K Community Resiliency Fund Grant."  Originally published by the New York Non-Profit Press, February 13, 2015.

"Yonkers-Based Leake & Watts: A Westchester Turnaround Tale."  Originally published in Westchester Magazine, February 2015.

"What Makes an Organization's Management Practices Excellent?"  Originally published by the New York Community Trust on the Nonprofit Excellence Awards Tumblr, January 14, 2015.

"Remarkable Turnaround at Leake & Watts Leads to Top Prize in the 2014 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards."  Originally published in the Yonkers Tribune, December 16, 2014.

"Nonproft Excellence Awards Go to Leake & Watts, Row New York, and Graham Windham."  Originally published in the New York Non-Profit Press, November 21, 2014.

"Leake and Watts Raises $550K at Gala."  Originaly published in the New York Non-Profit Press, November 3, 2014.

"Giants: With teaching work, Damontre Moore shows he's ready to lead."  Originally published in the South Jersey Times, May 23, 2014.

"Elected Officials 'Get Caught Reading' at Leake & Watts."  Originally published in the New York Non-Profit Press, May 15, 2014.

"Community gardens grow tons of fresh food for the poor in Westchester, Rockland."  Originally published in The Journal News, April 14, 2014.

"Giants TE Adrien Robinson, DE Damontre Moore give speech at special education school in Yonkers."  Originally published on NJ.com, February 11, 2014.

"Yonkers Mayor & Council Honor Leake & Watts Youth Gardeners."  Originally published in the New York Non-Profit Press, October 9, 2013.

"Food Bank of Westchester Honors Community Groups."  Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, June 17, 2013.

"Biondi's Ron Garcia is Yonker's Athlete of the Month."  Originally published in the Yonkers Daily Voice, March 3, 2013.