The Uni Project
Make a place for learning
Supporters of the Uni Project include Shippy Foundation, WellMet Philanthropy, and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, as well as numerous individual donors. Help us make a place for learning. Scroll down to read a letter from the co-founders of the Uni Project, and donate today. Thanks for your support.
Support the Uni Project
We’re writing to invite you to support a part of our work that holds a special significance for us: reaching at-risk NYC kids with learning experiences on neighborhood streets. If the world was ours to re-make, these kids would be surrounded every day by remarkable books, an ecologist showing them the wings of a bird, an artist introducing watercolor pencils— extraordinary things that let kids be curious, safe, and happy. We can’t re-make the world, but we’ve gotten pretty good at re-making street corners, neglected plazas, and worn down playgrounds into places where all of those things are now happening. Until we can’t anymore, we will go where these kids gather, sharing as much as we can. Make a place for learning.
We hope you’ll consider a tax-deductible contribution, which will directly support our work in low-income communities. We couldn’t do this without you, and we’re grateful for your support.
Leslie and Sam
Co-founders, Street Lab/Uni Project
St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx.
Residencies in Chinatown.
Initiative to reach at-risk kids living in NYCHA public housing.
Collaboration with The Drawing Center to bring a special version of our pop-up art studio to public spaces in West Harlem.
We continued our long-standing partnership with NYC Dept. of Transportation to provide programming at community street festivals in all five boroughs.
Working with designers to bring new pop-up infrastructure for learning to the street.
Custom furniture that gives everyone a place at the table.
Make a place for learning.
Thank you for your support!
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