Our Grant Partner History 

  • 2014: NYC selected Harriman to run one of Mayor Diblasio's signature after school programs for under served communities which was the SONYC program for middle school students - at PS/MS 183 in Far Rockaway, Queens. 

  • 2015: after a successful year, NYC awarded Harriman two more awards. One to run another SONYC program at Redwood Middle School in Queens and the second award was for Harriman's  first COMPASS program to run an after school program at PS 193 Elementary School in Brooklyn. 

  • 2016: ExpandED and Redwood partnered with Harriman to offer an extended learning day to all sixth graders at Redwood Middle School.

  • 2018: DYCD selected Harriman to run a SONYC after school program at PS/MS 114 in Belle Harbor.

  • 2019: The SONYC program at Redwood Middle School was chosen to add the cutting edge Stem Educators Academy to their impressive menu of enrichment activities in order to provide the best possible programming for Middle School students.

Leadership Team


Steve Dwek, Executive Director

Noah Bullard, Chief Program Officer

Mariama Diallo, Senior Site Director-Compass PS 193

Victoria Jno-Baptist, Senior Site Director-SONYC MS 183

Jelissa Williams, Senior Site Director-SONYC Redwood

Kestlyn Kingston, Program Director, MS 114

Board of Directors

Linda Nasarow, Board Chair, Executive Committee

Sue Dexter, Secretary, Executive Committee

Cathy Squillini, Executive Committee

Steve Dwek, Director

Cecelia Burroughs, Director

Peter McGinness, Director

Linda Martini, Director

Susan Farraiole, Director