Youth Services

May 17, 2020

EMS Week 2020: A Spotlight on Our FDNY HS Alumni

Today marks the start of EMS Week 2020, an annual week-long initiative to promote public safety among all New Yorkers and celebrate the life-saving efforts of […]
January 2, 2020

Time to Catch Up With Former Explorer Nicholas Welch

On this first Throwback Thursday of 2020, we’re catching up with former Proby of the Month Ladder 123 Firefighter Nicholas Welch. Since he was featured on […]
September 13, 2019

EMT Kira Betty Saves Lives, Teaches and Inspires

FDNY EMT Kira Betty has been serving in our Department since 1997 and she became an instructor at our Bureau of Training in 2008. We caught […]
July 28, 2019

FDNY Heroes Celebrate Colombian Heritage

DNY members participated in the 2019 Colombian Parade in Queens on July 28. Shout out to the FDNY Explorers who also represented our Department with distinction […]
June 26, 2019

The FDNY High School Bids Farewell to the Class of 2019

n Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the commencement ceremony for the 12th graduating class from the Captain Vernon A. Richard High […]
April 29, 2019

FDNY Youth Hosts Inaugural Spirit Run

Just after the evening rush hour began on April 29, members of the FDNY Youth Workforce Development (YWD) made history in the Department with their Inaugural […]
January 24, 2019

FDNY High School Alum Marks a Spot in History With New Rank

January 23, 2019 will always be a special day for Paramedic Denzel Adonis. When he walked across the stage during his graduation ceremony in Brooklyn that […]
October 19, 2018

Former Explorer Helps to Save FDNY Firefighter

Meet Probationary Firefighter Adam Harrow, one of our history making Youth Workforce Development members who graduated today in our latest Probationary Firefighter Class. “I was an […]
October 19, 2018

FDNY Women and Youth Make History at ‘Proby’ Firefighter Graduation

On Friday, October 19th, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the graduation ceremony for 291 Probationary Firefighters. There are 15 women in the class, the […]