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Brownsville Residents Urged to complete Local Survey

By dkene
In Brownsville
Jul 21st, 2014

cyp-imageFresh from a celebration of the accomplishments of Ocean Hill-Brownsville high school graduates, Coalition of Young Professionals (CYP) , a nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of youth and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville community wants anyone who calls the 11212 and 11233 zip codes home to share with them their thoughts concerning the neighborhood.

On June 28 CYP honored several students for the successful completion of their high school years, they are now ready to begin their next stage in life, pursuing various fields studies, from nursing to forensics to name just a few.  

“We thank all of our partners who celebrated with us, donated to the event and our giveaways, shared valuable information and encouraged our cultivation of new leaders,” said CYP in an email to supporters.

Now, the group wants to better understand the needs of the community through an online survey.

“As we move forward in our mission, we have embarked on a community wide survey of Ocean Hill-Brownsville residents to learn more about their concerns and their loves for this place we call home.  Take a moment and share your thoughts with us,” wrote Coalition of Young Professionals in a statement about the survey. “We want to make Ocean Hill-Brownsville a viable place to live, work and socialize.”

If you are a resident of 11212 and 11233 zip codes, click here for the survey.

CYP says the information collected will help them develop programming and events to meet the needs and concerns of Ocean Hill-Brownsville residents and contact information will be used to keep participants informed of CYP plans and community news.

CYP is a membership based organization comprised of young professionals and community residents from various backgrounds, CYP aims to develop innovative programming, provide resources to local organizations and residents and leverage its membership as a volunteer corps, partnering with organizations in need of the skills that its members possess. In addition, CYP is a support group for its members, providing a network of concerned community residents and skilled professionals with resources and connections to help in personal and professional growth.

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