Our national organization does its groundwork at a city level. We tailor our overall strategy to tactics that meet each city’s and member’s needs, and celebrate success wherever we operate.
Walking into the LIFT-NY Bronx office each day, you are greeted by a familiar combination of English and Spanish conversations between both staff, fellows, and members. Because of the office’s location in the South Bronx, nearly half of the members served each day are Spanish-speaking. As the only Spanish-speaking Member Service Fellows, Melinda Escobar and Amanda […]
Phoebe Gomez has been a Member at LIFT-NY since September 2015. When she first came to LIFT, Phoebe was on shaky ground. The rough patch she was going through was made more complicated when she learned she was pregnant, but her pregnancy sparked something great within her. From that moment on, Phoebe decided that she […]