Remembering a Hero

Bob Ryland encapsulates all that NYJTL hopes to teach our kids. He was a man of dedication, perseverance, and compassion, with a fervent love for tennis. Ryland broke down racial barriers in the white-dominated sport when he became the first Black professional tennis player, which paved the way for many players of color today. He […]

NYJTL’s Class of 2020 Graduates

Our kids are the reason we do what we do. One of the best parts of this program is getting to see our students grow and achieve their goals. We’re honored to celebrate their milestones with them — none of their hard work goes unnoticed. Seth Breland Seth is a recent graduate from the World […]

August Racket

Christina Perrier is the newest addition to NYJTL’s marketing department. As a rising sophomore at Syracuse University majoring in magazine journalism and psychology, she is putting her studies to the test and getting some (remote) workplace experience. Christina started interning in June but has been a part of NYJTL since she was five years old. […]

The May Racket

Under-resourced children need your voice now more than ever. New York City is cutting vital funds for summer programs across the city, and those children most at risk need our help to ensure that they are not left behind and forgotten this summer. Please contact your local council member and let them know how important summer […]