Rockaway Youth Task Force (Office)

Rockaway Youth Task Force (Office)
Organization Name:
Rockaway Youth Task Force (Office)
Primary Address 1:
1920 Mott Ave
Primary Address City:
Far Rockaway
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11692
Other Locations 1:
RYTF Community Garden
310 Beach 58th Street
Arverne, New York 11692
Long Organization Description:

The mission of the Rockaway Youth Task Force is to empower youth in our local communities through civic engagement and volunteer opportunities. We seek to spark social change in the Rockaways through youth leadership, and provide opportunities for teenagers and young adults to become productive citizens of the Rockaways.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 868-0386
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Milan Taylor
How often does your organization use social media?:
Every day
Community members (approx.):
400
Number of volunteers:
60
Number of staff/employees:
4
Year Started:
2011
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy, Garden Education, Urban Agriculture
Mission Statement:
The Rockaway Youth Task Force (RYTF) is a grassroots member-led organization principally comprised of young women of color within the Rockaway Peninsula. Rockaway Youth Task Force builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for residents of the Rockaway Peninsula and beyond. Rockaway Youth Task Force develops politically conscious youth leaders who are invested in improving themselves and their communities through member-led campaigns, leadership development, movement building, and cultural expression.
Areas Served:
Queens
Major Issues:
Community Gardens, Farmers Markets/Local Foods, Food Justice, Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities
Hours of Operation:
10:00am – 8:00pm
Non-profit?:
Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#RYTF
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