Project Reach Opens
...in an Eldridge Street storefront working with immigrant youth, victims of Chinese gangs.
All Races Welcome
The program's doors are, for the first time, opened to black latino and italian youth for the "social issues project"
Over the next two years, the program's population would grow from 15 young people to 50-70 young people every summer.
Traveling Anti-racism Project
Tensions between Korean market owners and Carribean residents in Brooklyn move Project Reach to create the Traveling Anti-Racism Project.
Moved to 1 Orchard Street
Previously located on Henry Street, Project Reach moves into a building on the corner of Orchard and Division.
Pro-Rads opens; first LGBT youth center on the Lower East Side
Pro-Rads (Project Reach Anti-Discrimination Space) is established. It is the first safe space for Lesbian and Gay youth on the Lower East Side
Protesting sexism within the organization, 13 young women poster, picket, sit-in, and lock 40 young men out of the organizations space; resulting in institutional policies which mandate and prevent any programming where women make up less than 50% of the community.
Anti-sexism men's training
...is institutionalized at Project Reach
A program employing 12 HIV-infected young people starts as the result of a first-ever dinner workshop bringing together over 70 young people and HIV/AIDS service providers.
Police Brutality Project
Over 60 Project Reach young people join CAAAV (Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence) to protest Brooklyn DA Hyne's cover up of police brutality: the killings of black, latino, and asian youth.
Youth speak out and community walk
Over 70 young people organize a walk through, sit-in and speak out at a major AIDS organization protesting discrimination against immigrants living with AIDS.
Social Justice Boot Camp
For the first time...bringing together over 60 young people from 14 youth organizations, city-wide, upstate New York, and San Antonio, Texas.
Moved to 39 Eldridge Street