Back to School Drive on September 26th,from
11 AM -
4 PM. Castle Hill Middle School MS 127. Must
wear a Mask and Gloves.
Free backpacks, supplies, Haircuts and much more.
2020-21 Back to School Guide: Typically,
the first day of school is full of excitement
and joyful anticipation. Children are eager
to reconnect with friends, meet their teacher,and enter into the familiar routines of the
school year. This year, of course, is very
different. See the new guide
On August 7th,Governor Cuomo Announced that, based
on each region's infection rate, Schools
Across New York State are
Permitted to Open this Fall.
Read the press release
Manga Youth Workshop Series:Part 1 (of 3) Tickets, Starts on Thursday,
September 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM. BCA's
Youth Engagement Program is back
and we're teaming up with BX artist Ivan
Velez for a 3-part online workshop on
Manga drawing. To register for all 3 parts
of this online event see the webpage
Championing Census Student Advocates one
borough at a time. Tu Cuentas! 2020 Census Essay
Contest is a city-wide competition created especially
for fourth-grade students throughout the five boroughs of
New York City. Voting starts July 15th.Read
NYC Council Member Vanessa Gibson announces DOE Free Grab
and Go Meals for D9 Schools from. 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM. The
listing of program services, ages
Board of Regents cancels June exams amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Announcement was made by New York State Education
Department Chancellor Betty Rosa during April’s Board of
Learn Leadership Skills From the Finest in the NYPD.
Attention all college students. Are you looking for a great
way to acquire valuable skills, earn a competitive salary,
receive up to $20,000 in tuition assistance? Learn
more about the program's requirements and benefits.
always something to do for kids, adults and families at Poe
Important Service Changes here...
Catholic Charities Is providing Diapers for families and
seniors in need. All diapers are delivered to the
but we are not entering the apartments.
They only have to come down stairs to pick them up from the
van. For more information contact:
18-24 year olds, apply to a brand new PAID career
training program: the Woodlawn Landscape Restoration
Program. Deadline for application is August 7th.
Read all about it
School Meals: All NYC public school students can enjoy
free breakfast and lunch at school all year. You do not
need to apply for your child to receive meals. However, we
do ask families to complete a School Meals form so that
schools can receive the right amount of funding for the
program. Please complete the School Meals form
NYC cuts 75,000 city-funded summer jobs for youth amid
coronavirus pandemic. The Summer Youth Employment
Program, which offers city-funded summer jobs to 75,000
youth, will not run this year amid coronavirus
uncertainties. The program,which cost the city $150 million
last year, has operated every summer since 1963.
- Daily News by Michael Elsen-Rooney April 7, 2020
Make-A-Wish asks: What if you could make a child’s
life-changing wish come true?
Please join in becoming a Wish Granting Volunteer for
dozens of children in our community who are currently
waiting for a volunteer team to discover what their wish is.
To learn more about this amazing opportunity with
Make-A-Wish Metro New York, please submit your application
Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth court
in the Bronx, which will train young people to serve as
jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to adjudicate
real-life cases involving their peers.
Bronx Public School Fights for hip hop and arts
education. Through a partnership with Bulova, PS 55 is
getting the first-ever recording studio in a New York school,
but its principal has a bigger mission planned. Art programs
in public schools have long had the unfortunate luck of
forever being in the crosshairs of budget cuts. Despite
mountains of research extolling the benefits of
incorporating music and art into curricula, the U.S.
Department of Education’s 2020 budget proposal put “arts in
education” on its list of programs to be eliminated, deeming
that it has “limited impact.” Read the article published
by FastCompany June 29, 2019
Child Care: Open Registration for Preschool. Ages 2-4
years old. Child Care Voucher and HRA Child Care Voucher.
Information and contacts are on the online
Call for Applicants: YouthAction Community Leadership
Course. Community service credit is available.
Citizens' Committee for Children of New York (CCC) has an
exciting opportunity for high school students. to expand
leadership and civic engagement. For questions or further
information, contact 212-673-1800 X20 or email
Laura Jankstrom at