Bailey Farms has been hosting Non Profit and other community-focused groups at our center for 20 years. We regularly welcome some of the best schools and colleges; professional and business associations; churches and synagogues; community, civic and cultural groups. Below is a list of some of the incredible groups who have visited the farm.
The Jewish Service Corps strengthens the Jewish community’s fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States.
We help children and families who are impacted by HIV/AIDS or who have other serious medical conditions to be resilient and to build healthier futures.
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University recognizes that as the world becomes connected at higher speeds on a certain level, international cultural connection, translation and a shared re-imagined space come increasingly into play.
We’re a community of Jewish global citizens fighting for a better world. No matter where we live or who we are, we’re doing our part to end poverty and promote human rights—today, tomorrow and for generations to come. American Jewish World Service is the first and only Jewish organization dedicated solely to ending poverty and promoting human rights in the developing world. Through philanthropy and advocacy, we’ve addressed some of the gravest global problems of our time—genocide, AIDS, violence against women and girls, hatred of LGBT people, and the horrific consequences of natural and human-made disasters.
AWA is an international community of writing workshop leaders committed to the belief that a writer is someone who writes and that every writer has a unique voice. AWA trains writers to become workshop leaders so that they affirm that commitment in every AWA workshop, with novice writers who have been led to believe they have no voice and with experienced writers who want to hone their craft.
Bend the Arc is building the power and passion of the progressive Jewish movement in America by bringing together Jews from across the country to advocate and organize for a more just and equal society. We are the only national Jewish organization that is focused solely on promoting these values here in the U.S.
Blue Engine partners with public high schools serving low-income communities to increase academic rigor and prepare dramatically greater numbers of students for postsecondary success.
The Brooklyn Food Coalition helps people with strategies, resources and practical solutions for building a healthy, resilient and sustainable life.
The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. CPD strengthens our collective capacity to envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda.
The Center for Understanding in Conflict / The Center for Mediation in Law is a non-profit educational institute dedicated to integrating mediative principles into the practice of law and the resolution of legal disputes in commercial, family, and other legal settings. Since its founding in 1981, the Center has conducted introductory and advanced training programs for lawyers and other professionals, offering its unique Understanding-based approach to conflict resolution. The application of this approach has now expanded to collaborative practice, non-profit organizations, ombuds work, traditional legal representation, and other settings in which professionals wish to help parties work through conflict in a different way.
We exist to display the goodness and peace of God in our city. We seek to improve our city by proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ, loving our neighbors as ourselves, and joining God in His mission to renew all things. Our hope is to see our city transformed through a network of neighborhood-based faith communities united by our vision for the city, our preaching, and our senior leadership. Through this model we seek to see New York City transformed through the power of the gospel.
Christ Redeemed Disciple Ministry
City-As-School High School is the nation’s leading external learning or experiential learning model for high school students. Founded as an independent alternative high school in 1972, City-As-School’s primary objective is to offer students a multitude of Learning Experiences that encompass the depth and breadth of New York City’s businesses or resources. The program has been continuously evolving, putting students in the field–primarily students at risk of dropping out–and revitalizing their interest in their own lives, in their education and in the society around them. City-As-School students are 11th and 12th grade transfer students (entering CAS with a minimum of 20 credits), and come from any of the public, private or parochial schools within the five boroughs.
COJECO (Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations) is the central coordinating body of the Russian-speaking Jewish community of New York. COJECO was formed in 2001 as an umbrella for Russian-speaking Jewish grassroots organizations in New York. We support our member organizations by advocating for their needs, providing financial support, and helping secure additional resources for their initiatives. Additionally, COJECO offers programs that are designed for Russian-speaking Jews to engage with the community on their own terms, encouraging identity exploration, informal Jewish education, leadership training, and volunteering. Through these programs, COJECO serves as a bridge between the Russian-speaking Jewish community and the American Jewish community.
Community Foundation of Mental Health
Community Voices Heard (CVH) is a member-led multi-racial organization, principally women of color and low-income families in New York State that builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for all. We accomplish this through grassroots organizing, leadership development, policy changes, and creating new models of direct democracy.
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) is a vibrant spiritual community and a progressive voice within Judaism. Founded in 1973, CBST attracts and welcomes gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, queer and straight, individuals and families who share common values. Passionate, provocative, and deeply Jewish, CBST champions a Judaism that rejoices in diversity, denounces social injustice wherever it exists, and strives for the human rights for all people. CBST is unaffilated with any single movement within Judaism and is continually engaged in holding to a variety of rich traditions, ideas and backgrounds.
Digital Divide Data
The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) challenges the systemic problem of pushout in our nation’s schools and works to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline. As a national coalition, the Dignity in Schools Campaign builds power amongst parents, youth, organizers, advocates and educators to transform their own communities, support alternatives to a culture of zero-tolerance, punishment, criminalization and the dismantling of public schools, and fight racism and all forms of oppression. We bring together our members through direct action organizing, public policy advocacy and leadership development to fight for the human right of every young person to a quality education and to be treated with dignity.
We are Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). We help people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care.
Domestic Violence Project Intern
Promote leadership in young women through self-empowerment, connection with others and activism in their communities.
FIERCE is a membership-based organization building the leadership and power of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color in New York City. We develop politically conscious leaders who are invested in improving ourselves and our communities through youth-led campaigns, leadership development programs, and cultural expression through arts and media. FIERCE is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of social justice movement leaders who are dedicated to ending all forms of oppression.
Footsteps is the only organization in North America that assists people who wish to leave the ultra-Orthodox community. Based in New York, Footsteps provides a range of services, including social and emotional support, educational and career guidance, workshops and social activities, and access to resources. Thanks to Footsteps, former ultra-Orthodox Jews have a safe, supportive, and flourishing community to turn to as they work to define their own identities, build new connections, and lead productive lives on their own terms.
Forestdale provides high quality and innovative services to heal families in crisis. Our mission is to ensure that children and families have the fundamental assets needed to thrive and live independently.
Grace Lutheran Church
HANDLE of New England
Hayden’s Heart is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that has been created to honor Hayden Jeter Dorsett. Our mission with his foundation is to raise CHD awareness and to keep Hayden’s Memory alive by helping families affected by CHD.
iEARN is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 140 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide.
The Institute for Jewish Spirituality’s mission is to revitalize Jewish life by cultivating mindful leaders. We believe that leaders who engage in Jewish spiritual practices that are grounded in mindfulness are better equipped to contribute to building Jewish communities that are vibrant, resilient, and wise; they are able to meaningfully addressing the brokenness of our world.
Inter Alliance Dialogue
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.
We believe in searching for a better way. A better way to relate with people, to lead with integrity, and to love more fiercely. We begin with knowing ourselves more intimately. Connecting deeply with others. Facing our most difficult fears with love, care, and compassion. Trusting more deeply, loving passionately, and meeting parts of ourselves that would otherwise remain hidden. My name is Jerry Stocking and I curate a learning community of professionals, business owners, leaders, and—most importantly—everyday folks like you and me. Together, we discover possibilities that move, touch, and inspire! We help create a world we want to live in.
Jesus First International
Korean American Association
Korean American Family Center
The Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) is a leading, nonprofit organization that supports and empowers adults, youth and children to lead safe and healthy lives based on dignity, compassion and mutual respect. We are committed to preventing and ending domestic violence, sexual assault, and relationship abuse, and creating a violence-free society. Our counseling, education and advocacy programs for individuals and families in the New York Tri-State area are provided in a culturally and linguistically appropriate setting.
Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.
Many Hopes rescues children from poverty and abuse and raises them with an imagination for justice and the tools to act on it. We educate local children to solve the problems that charity alone cannot. The Many Hopes Justice Framework is a template for sustainable, replicable justice globally.
Our mission is to meet the needs and concerns of the Korean American community.
National Domestic Workers Alliance
The National Institute for Reproductive Health works across the country to increase access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions to have abortions and use contraception.
New Life in Christ
North Star Fund is New York City’s community foundation working to create a more just and equitable city. By organizing donors, raising funds for grassroots activism, and distributing grants, we support efforts ranging from better schools, housing and health care, to protecting civil liberties and creating living wage jobs.
NYC LGBT Pride
Heritage of Pride is a nonprofit organization that plans and produces New York City’s official LGBT Pride events each year to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969 — the beginning of the modern Gay Rights movement.
Original Buddhism Society
Peace Presbyterian Church
Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years.
The Coaching Game is a creative and effective tool for personal and professional development. This easy-to-use game features associative cards, each depicting a photographic image and a topic, accompanied by a thought-provoking book, inviting us to experience countless points of view, break free from set patterns of thought, and open up new possibilities for expansion and growth.
PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all children are able to power their learning through a combination of technology and the people who matter most to their success – parents and teachers. Our mission is to help students in low-income communities, together with their teachers and families, harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes. Learn more about our vision and principles.
The Principle Quest Foundation supports innovative education and creative mentoring programs, with a focus on girls and women and financial education. Created in 2012 by Charlotte Beyer, the foundation also holds retreats to discover new and better ways of empowering and mentoring women of all ages. Grants are made to 501(c)(3) organizations whose own activities and programs actively support the foundation’s mission.
Re Evaluation Counseling
Resource Generation envisions a world in which all communities are powerful, healthy, and living in alignment with the planet. A world that is racially and economically just in which wealth, land and power are shared. Resource Generation organizes young people with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land and power.
RoadMap’s mission is to strengthen social justice organizations and the social justice sector through capacity building, peer learning and field building.
The mission of the ROOTS Coalition is to create a national network of Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) led organizations and collectives engaged in cutting edge multi-issue organizing across progressive movements. We do this through convening’s, rapidly responding to issues emerging in various movements with innovative organizing strategies and multi-issue analysis and developing organizing tools, resources and political education trainings that meet the needs of QTPOC communities at the grassroots level.
The Six Points Fellowship supports individual artists in the New York area who want to develop new projects with a Jewish focus, theme or element.
Skills Off the Grid
Spirit in Action creates a positive future grounded in the values of equality, peace and justice for all. We develop effective leaders, support organizational sustainability, build cohesive networks, and catalyze transformative social change.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.
Our vision is to inspire people to live with the courage, passion and conviction to create a life of meaning and purpose. We create leaders who deliver extraordinary results in their communities, workplaces and personal lives. What is your extraordinary life? The programs at Synergy Education look at the heart of who you are – examining the basis of your identity, your formulas for living, relating, and achieving success.
The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights brings together rabbis and cantors from all streams of Judaism, together with all members of the Jewish community, to act on the Jewish imperative to respect and advance the human rights of all people. Grounded in Torah and our Jewish historical experience and guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we call upon Jews to assert Jewish values by raising our voices and taking concrete steps to protect and expand human rights in North America, Israel, and the occupied Palestinian territories.
Tenants & Neighbors was founded in 1974 to be the statewide center of power for tenants. Since then, we have successfully preserved thousands of units of affordable housing and strengthened tenants’ rights at the city, state, and federal level. OUR MISSION To build a unified and powerful statewide organization that empowers and educates tenants; preserves affordable housing, livable neighborhoods, and diverse communities; and strengthens tenant protections.
The Emin Way
Jahajee Sisters was born out of the demand for sustained, culturally relevant programming for women in our community, and we are committed to developing leaders who organize against gender-based oppression and create paths for self determination.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do — to be a power for good in the world.
The Sedona Method is a unique, simple, powerful, easy-to-learn and duplicate technique that shows you how to uncover your natural ability to let go of any painful or unwanted feeling in the moment. The Sedona Method consists of a series of questions you ask yourself that lead your awareness to what you are feeling in the moment and gently guide you into the experience of letting go.
The Well Being Sciences
The Wellness Institute is an internationally recognized organization, located in Issaquah, Washington, committed to offering the highest quality hypnosis and hypnotherapy training available to practicing Masters and PhD level professionals.
Tribeca Film Institute champions storytellers to be catalysts for change in their communities and around the world. Each year, we identify a diverse group of exceptional filmmakers and media artists then empower them with funding and resources to fully realize their stories and connect with audiences. Further, our education programs empower students through hands-on training and exposure to socially relevant films, offering young people the media skills necessary to be creative and productive global citizens.
United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Our powerful nonpartisan network is made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. We organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.
Through UJA-Federation of New York, you care for people in need, inspire a passion for Jewish life and learning, and strengthen communities in New York, in Israel, and around the world.
Westchester Disabled On the Move, Inc., is a not-for-profit community based organization. It is a non- residential center for people with disabilities. WDOMI is part of a national network of Independent Living Centers dedicated to independence and equal rights for individuals with disabilities. Westchester Disabled on the Move Inc., is staffed and governed primarily by people with disabilities. The programs and services of WDOMI are free to consumers with disabilities and their families.
Yoga and Acupuncture Retreat
Ziva was founded by Emily Fletcher in 2011. Since then, over 2800 students have graduated from our live and online courses, with a meditation practice to take with them for life. Our focus is meditation for better performance. Graduates include Oscar, Grammy and Tony award winners as well as CEOs, NBA players, and full time moms. Ziva is based in New York City, where we offer our in person training 1-2 times a month. We teach in LA several times per year. We also offer corporate and private courses. We have had the pleasure of sharing meditation with Google, Viacom, Barclays Bank and sweetgreen. If you are looking for a practice with the potential to revolutionize how you work and how you chill you are in the right place.
Zen Garland is founded on the wellspring of wisdom and compassion: we aspire to love and care for all creation because it is our Self. Zen Garland is created to help fulfill Roshi Genki’s vows (Bodhicitta and Bodhisattva Vows) to work for the awakening of all beings and to transmit this enlightenment and mission mind-to-mind to successors.
The Zen Garland Community is committed to the spiritual transformation of individuals, families and communities. Zen Garland is open to people drawn to a holistic and personal way of spiritual development, and to an engaged spirituality that actively works for social justice.