Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill
The Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill (ERVK) inspires and empowers individuals and organizations to use their time, talent and resources to build a just and sustainable world. We accomplish this mission by providing cutting edge programs and experiences epitomizing Eleanor Roosevelt’s passion and commitment to human rights, principled leadership and social justice for all.
ERVK's dynamic programming, spans youth development with its flag-ship program Girls Leadership Worldwide, human rights education, and advocacy initiatives. We are dedicated to breathing new life into the precedents set and the legacies left behind by the First Lady of the World, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt.
ERVK is also the host of many local and national community empowerment events around leadership, human rights, and civic and social responsibility. We strive to educate and equip individuals to be fearless agents of change in our contemporary global society. It is our mission and our dedication to breathe new life into the precedents set and legacies left behind by First Lady of the World, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt.
We are a small, but fiercely dedicated staff at ERVK. We work together as a cohesive team, overcoming challenges together and always celebrate our successes! We welcome new-comers openly to our "work family" and treat all with dignity.