Author Archive

Lewis Zuchman

is the executive director of SCAN New York



Commentary: The second miracle of East Harlem

Explaining this summer’s dramatic reduction in teen violence in our local community.


Tracing a boy's rise from program participant to board chair

Thirty years ago, at the tender age of ten, Jamel Oeser-Sweat was literally a “fugitive from justice.” His mother was looking to elude Special Services for Children’s attempt to once again remove her children from her care. A lot has changed since.