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Moveable Museum: Dinosaurs @ Midwood Library

Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries
Tuesday, July 24th, 2 PM – 4 PM
Midwood Library
975 East 16th Street @ Avenue J, Brooklyn
For children, aged 6 – 12

Why did the dinosaurs become extinct? What did their nests and tracks look like? Climb on board the “dinosaur van” to find out! Presented by the American Natural History Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Summer Reading program.

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

Meeting: Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 7 PM
Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting
CB14 District Office, 810 E 16th Street, Brooklyn

1. Update on Public School Capacity Projects – Steve Gonzalez, School Construction Authority, NYC Department of Education

2. Update on Brooklyn College Nostrand Avenue Project – Steve Schechter, Executive Director, Government and External Affairs, Brooklyn College; Washington Square Partners

3. Introduction of HM Radio (Haitian Radio) Programs and Community Services – Macceau Medozile, General Manager, HM Radio, Inc.

4. Other business

Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 7 PM

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

1.    Presentation on State University of New York’s Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center – Tanika Taylor, Admissions Advisor

2.    Presentation on Programs and Events at Brooklyn Public Library – Steven Rosenberg, Neighborhood Library Supervisor, Midwood Branch; Steven Lamonea, Neighborhood Library Supervisor, Cortelyou Road Branch; Representative from Flatbush Library Branch

3.    Other business

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.


Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs and Public Safety Committee Meeting

Joint Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs and Public Safety Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 7:00 PM
CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street

1. Internet Safety: How to keep young people safe in cyberspace – Anna Krutaya-Blantz, Assistant District Attorney, Kings County District Attorney’s Office

2. Cyber-bulling: What is it and how do we stop it – Edwidge Menard, Brooklyn Community Service Center, New York City Commission on Human Rights                    

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

Free Pre-K, Registration through 1/31/2012

United Cerebral Palsy of New York is offering extended registration for their free Universal Pre-K program through January 31, 2012. The UCP center is located at 160 Lawrence Avenue in Brooklyn and offers a free, high-quality, family friendly learning environment for all children. The UCP program has been in operation locally for over 60 years. All classes are taught by NYS certified teachers and assistants and the center features many additional amenities such as technology enhanced classrooms, an indoor pool and indoor and outdoor play spaces.

If you are interested or would like to refer someone to the program, please contact Project Connect at or call Jaqueline Lucas, the director of the Brooklyn Children’s Program at 1-877-827-2666. Spanish translation is available. You can also visit UCP’s website to find out more about the many additional available programs offered at

Community Environment, Education, Libraries & Cultural Events Meeting

Community Environment and Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

January 18, 2012 at 7pm

Community Board 14, 810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11230

For more information, call 718-859-6357 or email

Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee

Monday, February 7, 2011, Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs, CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street, 7 PM

  1. Presentation on Brooklyn Dreams Charter School – Yvette Wilds, Principal, Brooklyn Dreams
  2. Update on new Kensington Branch Library on 18th Avenue – Steven Schechter, Brooklyn Public Library
  3. Update on Brooklyn College Center for the Performing Arts programs – Frank Sonntag
  4. Other business

Public Hearing on New Primary/Intermediate School for Community School District No. 22

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CB14 has learned that the New York City School Construction Authority is planning to construct a new approximately 735-seat primary/intermediate school for the children of Community School District 22, which serves the majority of school children in Community District 14.

The physical location of the school is anticipated to be located within Community District 12 on the block bounded by Coney Island Avenue, Turner Place, East 8th Street, and Hinckley Place.

Therefore, pursuant to Section 1731 of the New York City School Construction Authority Act, Community Board 12 is holding a public hearing to invite the public to comment on the proposed site plan for the new school. All comments will be taken into consideration in the NYC School Construction Authority’s final decision regarding this matter. Representatives from the NYC Department of Education and the NYC School Construction Authority will be present. The Public Hearing will be held on:

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
6 PM

AMICO Senior Center
901 13th Avenue, 3rd Floor
(entrance on 59th Street)
Brooklyn, New York

Anyone wishing to speak may register to do so by calling the CB12 Office at 718-851-0800 or may register before the Public Hearing begins.

Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee

Thursday, November 18, 2010, Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs, CB14 District Office, 810 East 16th Street, 7PM

1.     Presentation on charter schools serving CB14 – Aquila Haynes, Office of Charter Schools, NYC Department of Education & Representatives from local charter schools

2.     Presentation on proposed School Construction Authority projects and initiatives – Frederick J. Maley, NYC School Construction Authority

3.     Update on progress of the new Kensington Branch Library – Steven Schecter, Brooklyn Public Library

4.     Other business

Apply For The Gifted & Talented Program

The Department of Education is currently accepting applications for the 2010 -2011 Giffted and Talented program. The deadline to apply is September 17th, 2010. Please follow the link below for the application and eligibility requirements.

Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee

Title: Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs Committee
Start Date: 2010-02-24

Wednesday, February 24, 2010, Education, Libraries & Cultural Affairs, CB14 District Office, 810 E 16th Street, 7 PM

1. Update on Brooklyn College Garden – Representatives of Brooklyn College and South Midwood Residence Association
2. Presentation on Brooklyn Public Library initiatives – Tambe Tysha-John, Cluster Leader, Brooklyn Public Library
3. Other business

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