5 Young Black Leaders: CapNY Influencers

For these five up and coming black leaders, leadership is more than just leading a group or organization. Each of them shows their love for the community in the work they do. Their stories showcase the beauty and outcomes that strong leadership provides. Adaviah Ward: Guiding youth of a future to success! Adaviah Ward, 26,Continue reading “5 Young Black Leaders: CapNY Influencers”

CapNY Community: Free Food Fridge Albany

Jammella Anderson, the founder of Free Food Fridge Albany, wanted to make fresh, perishable food available to marginalized communities. Food accessibility was already an issue, and the pandemic compounded these problems. So Jammella and a group of volunteers decided to take action with a community food project in Albany. Times Magazine Recognizes Jammella In theContinue reading “CapNY Community: Free Food Fridge Albany”

Kaciem Swain Has A Vision: CapNY Entrepreneur

Kaciem Swain was born and raised in Arbor Hill and the South End of Albany, in an underserved community. His plan was to move away when he had the chance, but for his whole adult life, he’s stuck around to serve those very same communities he grew up in. Currently, Kaciem Swain is in theContinue reading “Kaciem Swain Has A Vision: CapNY Entrepreneur”

CapNY Community Impact: Street Soldiers

The amazing spirit of CapNY’s generosity shines bright in Street Soldiers. What started in 2016 as a small grassroots effort by founders Renee and Mike Fahey has grown into a tri-city initiative that helps hundreds of people every week. Providing Essentials On Thursdays in Troy, Fridays in Albany and Sundays in Schenectady, those who areContinue reading “CapNY Community Impact: Street Soldiers”