Welcome to Summer Search New York City where change has begun for hundreds of students in our community since 2003! Read about our history >
Summer Search New York executive director and alumna interviewed by NPR affiliate WPPB. Listen here >
Summer Search celebrated its 5th Annual Leadership Gala on March 14, 2012 at Cipriani’s. Over 500 attendees helped us raise more than $800,000! Read more >
Summer Search New York City held its 8th Annual Young Leadership Cocktail on October 4, 2011 at Hudson Terrace. With over 300 attendees, the event raised over $130,000! Read more >
Summer Search New York City celebrates students with AT&T and the Bronx Borough President. Read more >
Summer Search New York City held its 4th Annual Leadership Gala on March 15, 2011 at Cipriani 42nd Street. With over 500 attendees, the event has raised over a $1,000,000! Read more >
Summer Search Student Toni White '10 is participating in a gap-year cultural immersion and service program called Global Citizen Year before heading off to college in the fall. Listen to her discuss her experience building relationships in Brazil here.
Summer Search Alumna Delvina Smith ’05 was recently featured on her alma mater Hobart and William Smith’s website as part of their “Young Alums” stories. Read More about her experiences here.
Over 350 members of our community, including students, families, supporters and referral partners came together at the Summer Search Send-Off in May. The night celebrated the accomplishments and transitions for all of our students through student skits, speeches, poetry and slideshows. View the senior slideshow here.
Former Summer Search NYC Board Member and Summer Search San Francisco Alumnus Robert Reffkin '97 was featured in an article in the Style Section of the NY Times for his work with an upcoming charter school in the Bronx.
Summer Search NYC Executive Director interviewed on NPR
Karina Saltman, Executive Director of Summer Search NYC, was interviewed on the Faith Middleton Show on WNPR (Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network) on November 18.
“Schools across our region and the US are filled with low income kids who are resilient and need that spark, that guidance that makes all the difference. The lucky ones have Summer Search.” – Faith Middleton
You can listen to the whole interview online here. The interview begins on minute 13:50 and lasts until 32:02.