December Racket

The Racket 🎾

Dancing Classrooms

NYJTL partners with Dancing Classrooms, an organization that cultivates essential life skills in more than 150 schools and 17,000 NYC children annually through the joyful art and practice of social dance. As NYC children spend more time at home, NYJTL ACES Afterschool Program kids will have the opportunity to keep moving and learning through a series of pre-recorded and live/synchronous social dance lessons strengthening and diversifying its virtual offerings. Learn more about Dancing Classrooms.

The Cary Leeds Center

Effective December 1st, Liezel Huber has decided to step down as Executive Director of Tennis at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning to spend more time with her family. We would like to thank Liezel for her years of service. Her work has been instrumental in the growth and success of the Cary Leeds Center and its mission to provide tennis to under-resourced children in the community. We wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation

Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation (DSG Foundation), through their “Sports Matter” initiative, acknowledge Ms. Lorraine’s dedication to creating a positive and safe space for the community at Co-Op City. Read the whole story…

Mayor David N. Dinkins

NYJTL was saddened to learn of the passing of long-time Board Member and organizational mentor, Mayor David N. Dinkins.  We are honored that Mayor Dinkins chose to devote much of his time and efforts to bettering the lives of NYC youth through his work with NYJTL.