Imagine if there were a store where all the items on the shelves were free—where you could get that toaster you’ve been needing, or a desk for your child, or a business suit, all without handing over a dime. Sounds unlikely, right? Well, TUC says, you can indeed go shopping without forking over any of your hard-earned cash, at least during February when we hold our special event.
Empowering Young People To Become Confident, Connected, and Self-sufficient. The empowerment workshop is based on the premise that our thoughts and beliefs mold the conditions in our life. Our workshop promotes changes in perspectives that will help you create your life as you most want it.
Hip-Hop Empowering Resilience
Be Part Of The Solution!!! Hip Hop is Me, and we are a culture that lives and breathes Hip Hop. In healing ❤️🩹 from wounds from gun violence, why aren’t we using our cultures language to help describe and express our traumas within mental health.
Celebrating Families Dinner - November 2021
The Youth Explosion Seminar and Cypher Will Focus on Mental Health and Breaking Down the Stigmas Therein.
With the rise of COVID-19, we have seen the rise of mental health cases amongst our youth!
Teens Under Construction, Inc.'s goal is to address the realities of mental health and how one should not be ashamed or ostracized for going through this. We believe that it is important for everyone in our community to be equipped with understanding the effects of trauma and the societal pressures on mental health.
In the T.U.C Youth Explosion Seminar and Cypher, our youth will engage in conversation and activities such as our hip-hop cypher competition where they will be able to share their perceptions of mental health.
In Partnership With The Valley Day Foundation, Inc, T.U.C's Hosts The Galleria's Very First Black & Brown Pop-Up Shop / Free Store Event
Every Saturday In February
Galleria Mall, White Plains, NY
Meeting with Yonkers Mayor, Mike Spano to discuss collaboration with the city of Yonkers and TUC.
Meeting with Yonkers Mayor, Andre Rainey to discuss collaboration with the city of Peekskill and TUC.
Attending an event with the President of the NYC Hip-Hop Is Green Chapter, Fred "Doc" Beasley.
A Hip-Hop Conference at Lehman College, in The Bronx.
Ms. Yogi with T-Top, a Tier 1 Battle Rapper from North Carolina.
The big names at the Lehman College conference are pictured here
An outdoor event to get teens disconnected from the plug, and reconnected to the outdoors and the people around them.
July 8th, 2017 July 14, 2018 August 11, 2019
A conference in Saratoga Springs, New York to present ourselves to the Transition Age Youth Institute.
October 3rd, 2017
An indoor event at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza to spread the word about Teens Under Construction.
December 19th, 2017
Yocasta Jimenez [CEO] and Paul Glenn present Teens Under Construction to New York State Families Together in Albany, NY.
May 7th, 2018
A skydiving experience without the drop! Teens and Kids alike come to iFly at Ridge Hill for an adrenaline filled day while learning the mechanics of real skydiving! (pictured right)
Teens Under Construction invites our energetic and excited group of Teens to Chelsea Piers New York for an afternoon of playing sports and learning more about them.
The Drop In Center at White Plains hosts a Mother-Daughter Tea Party to bring back that connection! Don't forget the costumes!
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