Testimonials and Reflections

Group conversation

Our goal is not just to leave a positive impact on the environment — we believe it is just as important to serve the members of our community. We’ve made a lot of new friends throughout our journey, and they want to tell you about their experiences with The Bronx Is Blooming. Here you’ll find the reflections of a few of our friends who have been impacted in some way by their time with us.

Barbara Crespo – Take a look at how Barbara’s passion for service-learning and the environment grew while she was a PLACE mentor at The Bronx is Blooming.



Chris – See how Chris’s time as a PLACE student leader inspired him to be a leader at all times.


Lance Vaughn – Lance takes a look back on his many years with The Bronx is Blooming and reflects on how it impacted his life.