An Interview with Jazmin Williams

  What is the greatest impact of being a part of this organization?I think the greatest impact is being supported and not judged. A lot of times it is hard to discuss the hardships you’re facing, which makes it difficult to ask for help. Friends of NYC NFP...

A Note From Karin, Executive Director

 At the heart of Friends work is a commitment to mothers and   families and alleviating generational poverty that keeps families   from succeeding. We want to take a moment to reflect on how   recent events have complicated the path to quality, accessible   healthcare...

Black Maternal Health Week

April 11 marks the beginning of Black Maternal Health Week, a week of awareness and activism started by Black Mamas Matter Alliance (BMMA) five years ago and formalized by the White House on April 13, 2021. This year’s theme commissioned by BMMA, Building for...

This Work Matters

by Chelsea Chateauvert Friends of the New York City Nurse-Family Partnership (Friends) has been operating for a little over five years and one of the main tenets of our work is removing the financial barriers that first-time, low-income moms in the NFP program face....

Friends of NYC NFP Announces New Board Members

Friends of New York City Nurse Family Partnership announced in July the appointment of two new members to its board of directors. “This is a large step in the growth of the organization,” said Karin Romans, who was appointed Executive Director in January.  The...

A note from our Board President

Will one of our awardees found the next Sears Roebuck, Macy’s or Nieman Marcus? In preparing for a trip to Texas for my nephew’s wedding, my husband and I decided that we would visit the grave of my great-grandfather in San Antonio. Growing up, I knew only...