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
A Virtual Summer Program for Teens Starting July 13th
through August 17th:
The Storyteller's Toolkit is
a project-based summer workshop designed
to teach visual storytelling to
high schoolers by offering hands
on-experience in a digital space. Flyer here...
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.
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
always something to do for kids, adults and families at Poe
NOTE: All events have been cancelled until further
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:
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