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BY THE
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Throughout its history, CLOTH has been dedicated to finding solutions to the problems of poverty and disinvestment that confront the neighborhood. We work dynamically to address problems and needs as they arise, keeping pace with the chancing needs and demographics of our residents.

CLOTH is a 70-year old non-profit that is committed to addressing the root causes of poverty in northern Manhattan neighborhoods. Since its founding in 1952, CLOTH has played an integral role shaping and supporting the Washington Heights and Inwood community, with such notable achievements as...

Developing 175 units of deeply affordable housing, also known as The Eliza, as part of the new Inwood Library project (2019)

Establishing the highly successful Community Health Academy of the Heights, a 6th to 12th Grade Public School

Supporting 200+ children annually in our K12 after school programs, and an additional 180 in our summer camps

Working with over 200+ adults annually on literacy, computer skills, ESL and job training programs

Creating the First Police Athletic League Play-Street

Developing over 1,500 Units of Affordable Housing

CLOTH was recently selected as part of the development team that will renovate 1700 units of public housing under the Permanent Affordability Together Program

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We are proud of the impact we make in the community we serve each day. Each day our staff is committed to making a difference in the life of each person who comes to us for help or attends our programs. CONTACT us for the current class schedule.

CLOTH'S IMPACT
AT A GLANCE
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+300K

...Local residents expected to be served by our Food pantry.

+3,000

...Units of affordable housing built to date.

1,700

...Households received social services under the Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) program.

+2,000

...Businesses assisted with PPP, marketing, storefront renovation, virtual authors book clubs, and legal assistance throughout the pandemic.

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CLOTH'S IMPACT
ON CHILDREN
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>700

...Children are part of our educational programs, including mentoring, racial equity and justice trainings, community service and Summer Employment programs.

>200

...Children enrolled annually in the Community Health Academy of the Heights after school program.

90%

...High school graduation rate in the last 5 years. A rate that in fact is higher than NYC grad rate.

13

...Different youth sports programs.

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