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SYEP summer job deadline has been extended to May 2nd!

The 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Deadline Extended Until May 2nd! Are you looking for a summer job? Are you between the ages of 14 – 24 years old? The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August in a variety of entry-level jobs including parks, summer camps, hospitals, community based organizations, small businesses, museums and retail organizations.  In addition to work experience, SYEP also provides workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy and opportunities to continue education and social growth.  Click here to read more about the program on the SYEP website.

TO APPLY ONLINE CLICK HERE

For more information go to www.nyc.gov/dycd or call 1-800-246-4646

Youth Services Committee Meeting

DATE: Tuesday, May 27, 201
TIME: 7 PM
LOCATION:
CB14 District Office (810 E 16th Street, Brooklyn)

1. Post Event Assessment of 7th Annual Youth Conference

2. Teen Tech Program Proposal – Youth Services Committee Co-Chair Jonathan Judge and Community Stakeholders

3. Other business

Youth Services Committee Meeting

Monday, April 30, 2014, 7:00 PM
CB14 District Office
, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn

1. Finalization of Plans for Community Board 14’s Seventh Annual Youth Conference

a) Volunteer Assignments for Board Members

2. Other Business

NYPD Youth Summits 2014

The NYPD Community Affairs Bureau’s Juvenile Justice Division is hosting multiple Youth Summits in communities throughout NYC to inform the public about potential dangers and consequences of Social Media. Also addressed are topics on Youth Crews and trends in their respective neighborhoods. Teenagers, community leaders, representatives of community based youth organizations, teachers, administrators, clergy and concerned citizens are invited and encouraged to attend. The forums are free and open to the public. For more information including forum dates and locations, Click This Link to see the flyer or contact the Juvenile Justice Division at 212-343-3707.

Youth Services Committee Meeting

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:00 PM
CB14 District Office,
810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11230

  1. Planning for 7th Annual Youth Conference of Brooklyn Community Board 14
  2. Other business

Youth Services Committee Meeting

DATE: Thursday, February 26 , 2015, 7:00 PM 
LOCATION:
CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn

1. Continued Planning for CB14’s 2015 Annual Youth Conference

2. Other Business

Youth Services Committee Meeting

DATE: Thursday, January 22, 2015, 7PM
LOCATION: CB14 District Office, 810 E 16th Street

 AGENDA

1. Review of Materials from CB14’s 2014 Youth Conference.

2. Planning for CB14’s 2015 Annual Youth Conference.

3. Presentation of new Event Website Design for 2015 Youth Conference – Jonathan Judge, Youth Services Committee Co-Chair

4. Other Business

Youth Services Committee Meeting

DATE: Monday, December 15, 2014, 7:00PM
LOCATION: CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn

1. Planning for 8th Annual Youth Conference of Brooklyn Community Board 14.

2. Discussion of Youth Issues in Community District 14.

3. Other business

Stay in School: Cultural Education Concert

The West Indian-American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) is inviting all youth performers & performing arts groups from all New York City public schools to audition to be a part of an exciting event at the Brooklyn Museum Grounds on Friday, August 30th, 2013 from 11 AM – 4 PM. CLICK THIS LINK for the application. Represent your school! Call 718-467-1797 or email wiadcainc@gmail.com for more information.

YMCA Summer Reading & Career Day

Spend a day at the YMCA! Read with children, chat with them about careers and how they can prepare for their future! Support the Summer Reading program & the Strong Kids Campaign!

WHEN: Friday, July 26, 2013, 12-3PM
WHERE: Flatbush YMCA, 1401 Flatbush Avenue

For more information, CLICK HERE TO SEE EVENT FLYER or contact Maxine Barton at 718-469-8100 or mbarton@ymcanyc.org

Summer Camps & Programs for Kids

Looking for a summer camp or program for your child? Check out our comprehensive listing!  CLICK HERE to find out about summer camps & programs for every interest & income level. If your summer camp is not listed, let us know and we will post the information.

Summer Youth Employment Program

The deadline for DYCD’s Summer Youth Employment Program, providing youth ages 14-24 with summer jobs, has been extended to Wednesday, May 22nd. For more information, click the links below.

Apply online
Download Paper application package (in PDF)
Summer Youth Employment Program 2013 FAQs (in PDF)
Learn more

6th Annual Youth Conference

Are you a student looking for a summer job? Do you know a young person that is seeking an internship or volunteer opportunities? Would you like to know more about what community services are available to young people in Brooklyn? To find out about these opportunities and more, young people (ages 12-20) and their family members are invited to attend the 6th Annual Youth Conference on Wednesday, April 24th from 4-7 PM at the Brooklyn College Student Center. For more information and to see a list of the participating organizations & job providers, CLICK HERE! 

2013 Youth Conference

The 6th Annual Youth Conference, held on April 24th, 2013 from 4-7 PM, was a huge success! Nearly 50 New York City agencies & organizations participated, offering job, internship & volunteer opportunities, along with social, health & educational services & program offerings, to young people, ages 12-20. About 600 students attended and many scored summer jobs, volunteer positions or internships. If you attended, thank you! We’d love to hear your feedback. Let us know what you liked and what other opportunities you were hoping for. We will do our best to incorporate your ideas into next year’s conference. For those of you who missed out, don’t make that mistake in 2014! We will see you on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 for the 7th Annual Youth Conference, same time, same place! See you then!

Here are a few highlights from the 2013 Youth Conference:

 

2013 PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS:
Click on the names of each organization to be directed to their website.

  1. ACCESS CAREERS
    Healthcare Education, Training & Development, Scholarship Information
  2. ALLAMA IQBAL COMMUNITY CENTER
    Summer Youth Employment, Training, Community Service Programs
  3. APICHA
    Internships, Training, Women & Youth Program
  4. ASSEMBLYWOMAN RHODA JACOBS
    Internships, Voter Registration, Volunteer Opportunities
  5. BARCLAYS CENTER
    Interviews for Permanent Employment, Internships, Community Programs
  6. BOYS CLUB OF NEW YORK
    Life Skills, Sports & Educational Programs for young men
  7. BRAMSONORT COLLEGE
    Admissions Information, Training & Development programs
  8. BROOKLYN COLLEGE
    Admissions Information, Educational Programs
  9. BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Volunteer Opportunities & Job Search Support Services
  10. CAMBA
    Job Training Programs: “Learning to Work” & “The Next Step”
  11. CENTER FOR ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION
    Anti-violence training programs & resources
  12. CENTER FOR COURT INNOVATION: Youth Justice Board
    Summer Youth Employment, School year program participation
  13. CERT / BROOKLYN SOUTH
    Community Emergency Response Program, Disaster Preparedness Training
  14. CITY PARKS FOUNDATION: Learning Gardens Programs
    Summer Youth Employment, Internships, Training & Development
  15. COPO (Council of People’s Organization)
    Summer Youth Employment & Summer Youth Programs
  16. DEPT. OF YOUTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES
    Summer Youth Employment Applications, Youth & Community Programs
  17. FDNY (New York Fire Department)
    Firefighter & EMT/Paramedic Youth Training Programs
  18. FLATBUSH YMCA
    Health, Fitness & Social Interaction Programs for Teens
  19. GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
    Refugee & Immigrant Assistance Services
  20. GROUNDSWELL MURALS
    Summer Youth Employment & Summer Leadership Institute
  21. HOLLABACK!
    Internships, Street Harassment Awareness program
  22. HOUSING WORKS
    Health & HIV/STD Information
  23. IFETAYO CULTURAL ARTS ACADEMY
    Interviews for Permanent Employment, Internships, Volunteering, Saturday Arts Program
  24. KINGS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
    Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Crime Prevention programs
  25. KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Project Rise
    Internships, GED & College Readiness Programs
  26. METROPLUS
    Health Insurance information
  27. NATIONAL GRID
    Engineering our Future Internship program, Job Training
  28. NATIONAL YOUTH ORGANIZATION OF PAKISTAN
    Summer Youth Employment, Training & Community Services Programs
  29. NEW YORK AQUARIUM – WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY
    Volunteer Opportunities, Summer Camp Information, Aquarium Docent Program
  30. NEW YORK CARES: Teen Service Team
    Community Service Programs for NYC Public School Students
  31. NEW YORK CITY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
    Programs about cyber-bullying, equal access, fair housing, discrimination and more.
  32. NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    Internships, Museum Programs & Workshops
  33. NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE: Keep Good Going program
    Internships, Job Training & Development
  34. NO KIDDING: Straight Talk from Teen Parents
    Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Self-Esteem Building Programs
  35. NONTRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT FOR WOMEN (NEW)
    Job-related training & development programs
  36. NYC SERVICE
    Volunteer Opportunities, Training & Development Programs
  37. NYPD EXPLORER PROGRAM
    Youth & Community Service Programs
  38. NYPD CRIME PREVENTION TEAM
    Register phones & other devices to protect against theft.
  39. OPPORTUNITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
    Internships, Job Training & Education Programs
  40. PARKS DEPARTMENT
    Free Recreation Center Membership, summer youth programs
  41. PROJECT SUNSHINE
    Volunteer Opportunities with the Kids for Kids Youth Service Program
  42. PROSPECT PARK ZOO – WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY
    Internships, Volunteering, Discovery Guide program & Summer Camp
  43. SADIE NASH LEADERSHIP PROJECT
    Internships, Training & Development, Summer Institute
  44. SWIM STRONG FOUNDATION
    Summer Youth Employment, Internships, Swim Programs
  45. TAG ART FOUNDATION
    Youth Art Programs, Training & Development
  46. T.H.E.O. PROGRAM: SUNY Downstate Teen Program
    Youth Employment, Internships, Health Education Information
  47. UNITED HEALTH CARE
    Information about free & low-cost Health Care
  48. YEAR UP
    Internships, 6-month Career Path Training Programs

 

Brooklyn Summer H.E.A.T. Program

For the past six years, Brooklyn’s Summer H.E.A.T. (Help Employ Ambitious Teens) Program, the Borough President’s program that reaches out to employers to help employ youth, has created valuable summer job opportunities & experiences for teens in the workforce. Last summer, over 200 teens found jobs through the Summer H.E.A.T. Program. This program fills up fast so teens (ages 16-18 years old) should sign up today!

CLICK HERE to visit the Summer H.E.A.T. website and for an application.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE TODAY! (Monday, March 11th, 2013)

Community Resource Fair

Saturday, June 30, 1-3 PM * Cortelyou Church of God, 1085 Flatbush Ave.

Services provided will include health information, foster parent sign-up, mental health information, shelters and housing options, daycare vouchers and children’s resources, loan modifications, employment information and more!

The event is free and open to the public. Click Here for more information.

2012 Youth Conference

Thank you to all who participated in the 2012 YOUTH CONFERENCE!

Together Community Board 14, the Brooklyn College Student Center and nearly 40 city agencies and community organizations made our 5th Annual Youth Conference a huge success!  On May 2, 2012, nearly 600 Brooklyn teens took advantage of a chance to learn about summer youth employment and other job, internship and volunteer opportunities, as well as additional activities and services that are available in community district 14.

Contact information and website links for all of the 2012 participating organizations are listed below. Young job seekers and students looking for internship and volunteer opportunities are encouraged to use this resource. See you in 2013!

Pictures from the 2012 Fifth Annual Youth Conference:

2012 Participating Organizations:

Allama Iqbal Community Center

Assembly Member Rhoda Jacob’s office

Boys Hope Girls Hope

BramsonORT College

Brooklyn Center for Families in Crisis

Brooklyn College (CUNY)

Brooklyn Food Coalition

Brooklyn Job Corps Academy

Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn South Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Calvary Hospital

CAMBA

Center for Court Innovation

Center for Employment Opportunities

Chinese-American Planning Council

Citizens Committee for New York City

Council of People’s Organization (COPO)

NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)

Exploring Program

Get Down

Green Chimneys Children’s Services

Hollaback

Housing Works

Italian American League

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club

MetroPlus

National Grid

National Youth Organization of Pakistan

New York Aquarium-WCS

NYC Commission on Human Rights

NYC Parks Department

NYPD Explorer Program

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Prospect Park Zoo

Rock Head Press Publishing Group

Students for Service

Smoke-Free Brooklyn program  

Students for Service

Teens Helping Each Other (THEO)

United Health Care

YouthBridge

 

 Click Here for information about the 2013 Youth Conference!

Springfest at Erasmus Hall

SPRINGFEST is a free family festival! Join us to celebrate the history, architecture, artwork and community of Erasmus. Take a tour of the extraordinary stained glass art collection on the campus.

When: Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Erasmus Hall Campus, 911 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.
What: Activities for all ages including art workshops, percussion lessons, student performances, health & wellness demonstrations, and live music featuring Dave Fields. This event is hosted by Public Art for Public Schools, the New York City School Construction Authority, and the New York City Department of Education.

For more information visit: www.nycsca.org/Community/Programs/PublicArt
or follow on Facebook : www.facebook.com/PublicArtforPublicSchools
Contact: Todd Hawkins, Public Art for Public Schools at (718) 472-8792 or thawkins@nycsca.org

Youth Conference Today (Office Closed at 2 PM)

The Community Board 14 District Office will be closed today, Wednesday, May 2 at 2 PM.

Join us at the
Brooklyn College Student Center
(East 27th and Campus Road)
for the
5th Annual Youth Conference

from 4-7 PM today!

For more information, CLICK HERE!

Cyber-Bullying Town Hall Event

Midwood High School is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 19th 2012 at 5 PM. The topic will be on Cyber-bullying and how schools, students, and parents can implement effective measures to deal with this problem. The guest speaker will be ADA Frank Laghezza from the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. His presentation will provide insight on how to recognize and resolve matters surrounding cyber-bullying. This meeting is open to the public.

CYBER-BULLYING: How schools, students & parents can work together

MIDWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: 2839 Bedford Avenue  Brooklyn, NY 11210
Phone: (718) 724-8500

Thursday, April 19, 2012 @ 5 pm

Guest Speaker: Frank Laghezza, ADA, Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office

Youth Services Committee Meeting

DATE: Monday, March 18, 2013, 7 PM

LOCATION: CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY

1.    Continuation of Planning for Community Board 14’s 2013 Annual Youth Conference

2.    Assessment of Department of Youth & Community Development Funding for Youth Programs in Community District 14

2.    Other business

H.E.A.T. – Help Employ Ambitious Teens

Flatbush Town Hall Meeting, March 8th

Flatbush Promise Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting
March 8, 2012, 6:30-8:30pm
PS 269, 1957 Nostrand Ave, between Foster & Farragut

Click here to see the Event Flyer in ENGLISH.
Click here to see the Event Flyer in SPANISH.
Click here to see the Event Flyer in CREOLE.

To find out more about Flatbush Promise Neighborhood, continue reading below.

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Youth Services Committee Meeting

Youth Services Committee Meeting
Thursday, June 14, 2012, 7:00 PM
CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street

1. Review of Youth Services within Community District 14 – Stanley Bridgeman, Sr. Community Liaison, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development

2. Discussion on Youth Services Section of Community District Needs Statement & Capital and Expense Budget Responses of Brooklyn Community Board 14

3. Other Business

Student Internship Opportunity – New York Aquarium

Teens in Conservation: Careers in Aquatic Research& Education (C.A.R.E.) Program

The C.A.R.E. paid internship with the New York Aquarium is open to 9th, 10th or 11th grade students between the ages of 14-17 currently enrolled in a public or private New York City high school who are interested in the field of marine biology. C.A.R.E. interns must commit to participating in this 50-hour program that will take place over the course of 10 days (Saturdays) from February 4, 2012 to April 14, 2012. Below you will find a link for more information and an application. The deadline to apply has been extended to Monday, January 9th.

CARE Description 2012

CARE Application

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