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NYJTL’s Udai Tambar Appointed to Mayor-Elect Eric Adams’ Transition Team

New York Junior Tennis and Learning (NYJTL) is proud to support our CEO & President Udai Tambar as he joins New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams’ transition team as a member of the Human Services Committee. He will join a cadre of skilled experts who will assist Mayor-elect Adams in his transition to City Hall on January 1, 2022. His transition team consists of hundreds of changemakers across advocacy, nonprofit, and private sectors who will work collaboratively to […]

Eagle Academy’s David Banks Named Next NYC Schools Chancellor

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) congratulates David Banks on being named the next chancellor of New York City’s public school system by Mayor-elect Eric Adams. The Eagle Academy is one of NYJTL’s ACES Afterschool sites and his effective leadership, especially in running the Eagle Academy Foundation and serving under-resourced communities, will make him a great advocate for all the New York City public school students.  

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The Racket 🎾 NYJTL Partners with Grand Street Settlement The Community Tennis Program (CTP) is now partnering with Grand Street Settlement, a historic social service institution that provides personalized resources and direct services to NYC families and communities. NYJTL’s collaboration with the institution operates in Bushwick Cornerstone and Williamsburg Cornerstone, with a third site at Rutgers Cornerstone by early next year. Participants at these new sites will receive free tennis instruction with equipment provided at no cost. NYJTL is excited to […]

NYJTL Comes to Grand St. Settlement to Expand Services for Underserved Youth

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is excited to announce its partnership with Grand St. Settlement, a historic social service institution that provides personalized resources and direct services to NYC families and communities. In collaboration with the institution, NYJTL has launched its successful Community Tennis Program (CTP) at select Grand St. settlement sites, which currently operate in Bushwick […]

ACES Launches Innovative Technology to Streamline Academic Support

Padlet is an educational technology that has recently been launched by our ACES Afterschool Program (ACES) and has innovated the way in which our staff, administrators, and parents interact. Padlet is a live bulletin board that allows for uniformity of agency and autonomy amongst our sites. It has served as an essential tool that streamlines core areas necessary for the effective operation of […]

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The Racket 🎾 Matthew & Emmanuel Usman  CTP+ Player Feature Twin brothers, Matthew and Emmanuel Usman have been a part of the CTP program for several years. Not only are they a part of the CTP+ Program, a program designed for players who have demonstrated competitive ability and potential beyond the level of those at their current CTP location, but they are […]