COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

All of us at Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub are working diligently to provide our youth with the services, resources, support and information you, your families and communities need, as these precedented times demand.

In The News

The LRYOH Credible Messenger Strategy

LRYOH, Harlem, NY, youth helping package food that will be distributed to families and the homeless.
LRYOH, Harlem, NY, youth helping package food that will be distributed to families and the homeless.

Millions in seized money expanded Harlem youth hub’s “credible messenger” anti-violence project

By Donavyn Coffey

Dedric “Bad News” Hammond found a path forward in the pages of a Bible, changed his nickname from Bad News to Beloved, and returned to the same streets where he’d run amok. But, this time, he’d be using his past to help young people avoid or get out of the kind of criminality he left behind.

Visit the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange website to read the article. →


Turn Up the Value - Official Music Video

Courtesy of Thrive Collective

Thrive Collective feat. Harlem Hub in association with Friendly Films Present “Turn Up The Value” 

Written and performed by Randy Mason and Harlem Hub students Jamaya, Randy Jr., Anthony, CJ, Diamond, Gerald, KC, Dominick, Benjamin, Brison, Naomi.

Engineered by Randy Mason and Produkt.
 Mixed & Mastered by Braille of Humble Beast
Choreography by FLEXX
Video edited by Christine Casado
Studio Arts Director Kekoa
Assistant Arts Academy Director Stephen Uhey
Intern Chris Spencer
Produced by Jeremy Del Rio and Maurice Winley
Directed by Christine Casado

Current Events

Rev. Maurice Winley Joins CMJC Advisory Council

CMJC is honored to welcome the Reverend Maurice Winley as our newest Advisory Council member, one of the founding partners of CMJC and trailblazer of this critical work!

Implementing Strategies to Support the Successful Reentry of Individuals who were Formerly Incarcerated

“Proud to be a part of this event, highlighting winning reentry strategies and identifying how law firms and financial institutions can play a role in this work, beyond fundraising, featuring Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Exodus Transitional Community, Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub, Roca, and Concordance.”

Rev. Maurice Winley

Helen Keller Intl. partners with Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub

The Helen Keller International’s New York Vision Program (NYVP) is partnering with Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub to offer FREE vision services for FREE prescription eyeglasses to Harlem residents.

OPEN AIR Community Day Food Pantry

Community Impact

NeON Kitchen Partnership with LRYOH
2 Days of OPEN AIR Grab & Go Community Food Distribution @ Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub on  Wednesdays & Fridays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM


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Click here for more information and to download a copy of the Community Food Pantry flier.

To Our Youth

Young Man Eating


In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and continuing uncertainties, please contact us to let us know your needs and how we can best serve you during these unprecedented times.  Someone will contact you as soon as possible.


LRYOH serves youth and young adults in Central and West Harlem. If you are not a current participant and desire to learn about what is available for you and participate, please complete the Online Application. A team member will contact you within 24 hours.

Programs & Services

During COVID-19, we are offering only Digital Programs to our participants until onsite operations resume. To view the calendar of Digital Program Offerings, click below. If you are a current participant, please stay in contact with your mentor for updated information and service opportunities.

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DA Vance Press Conference announcing the investment in youth and families to create and construct five “Youth Opportunity Hubs,” a first-of-its-kind effort to knit together community-based providers and build new physical spaces for young people in target Manhattan neighborhoods, and help existing organizations specializing in family and youth development expand their capacity and develop innovative new services. Learn more

About Us

Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub, dba of Living Redemption Community Development Corporation, is a community-based initiative serving Central and West Harlem, funded through the Manhattan District Attorney’s Criminal Justice Initiative. Living Redemption is housed at Soul Saving Station For Every Nation. Saving Lives and Healing Communities One Relationship at a Time is our Mission.

Living Redemption Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Program Providers

LRYOH program model incorporates offering a comprehensive array of programs and services, engaging community program providers as contributors to form a wholistic programming approach.

LRYOH Sponsored Community-Based Providers

  • Code Cooperative
  • Community Impact
  • D.A.A.D (Developing Adolescence Attitudes & Destinies)
  • Bethel Gospel Assembly
  • Thrive Collective
  • Silicon Harlem

Faith-Based Providers and Other Affiliations

  • CRU
  • Navigators
  • Glean
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (Office of Government and Community Affairs)
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