welcome to the New Haven inner-city enrichment center

Who We Are

The New Haven Inner City Enrichment, (NICE) Center was founded by a group of friends in January 2015 and is a registered 501(3)c tax exempt organization.

Board of Trustees

  • Jamilah Rasheed
  • Mary Sorrells
  • Claudette Worthy
  • Deneta Joyner


— Action Against Hunger

Working to increase awareness of the problem while partnering with other organizations to decrease those who struggle the most with food insecurity.

— Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Providing families with the resources that would effectively offer affordable housing, health and wellness, educational development, and financial literacy.

— Child and Youth Empowerment

Prepare them with the skills and knowledge they need to foster a life of dignity, motivation, and economic stability.

Impact Stories

At 10 years old, Jamilah Rasheed had one used pair of shoes for school. Passed down from her cousin, the shoes were a size too small. Her family couldn’t afford anything else. A hole eventually formed in the back of those used shoes until Rasheed couldn’t wear them anymore. Click below to read more....