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16th Annual Youth Conference Scheduled for April 3

CB14’s Youth Service, Education and Libraries Committee is thrilled to announce our 16th Annual Youth Conference will take place on Monday April 3, 2023 from 4-7pm at the Brooklyn College Student Center (2705 Campus Rd).

The Youth Conference is a wonderful opportunity for young people ages 14-21 to connect with organizations, businesses, schools and agencies offering summer jobs, afterschool programs, career development, college information and more. Service providers offering health, immigration, legal and other support services will also be in attendance. In addition to tabling by various organizations, agencies, educational institutions, and businesses, young people can participate in half-hour workshops. CB14 is excited to once again be partnering with Brooklyn College for this event.

Participation in the conference is totally free! (more…)

16th Annual Youth Conference

CB14’s Youth Service, Education and Libraries Committee is thrilled to announce our 16th Annual Youth Conference will take place on Monday April 3, 2023 from 4-7pm at the Brooklyn College Student Center (2705 Campus Rd).

The Youth Conference is a wonderful opportunity for young people ages 14-21 to connect with organizations, businesses, schools and agencies offering summer jobs, afterschool programs, career development, college information and more. Service providers offering health, immigration, legal and other support services will also be in attendance. In addition to tabling by various organizations, agencies, educational institutions, and businesses, young people can participate in half-hour workshops. CB14 is excited to once again be partnering with Brooklyn College for this event.

Participation in the conference is totally free! (more…)

Apply for Summer Youth Employment (SYEP)

Applications are now open for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

SYEP is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experience each summer. Through SYEP, participants can explore different interests and career pathways, develop productive workplace habits, and engage in learning experiences that strengthen their social, civic, and leadership skills. By participating in structured project and work-based opportunities, NYC youth are better prepared for careers of the future.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2023. Visit the SYEP website to learn more and to apply.

15th Annual CB14 Youth Conference is Today!

Young people are invited to join over 50 City agencies, nonprofit organizations, and businesses at LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park on Wednesday, April 27th from 4-7 PM for our 15th Annual Youth Conference. Youth can sign up for summer jobs, internships, volunteer activities, attend workshops & more! Learn more at This event is free! Pre-registration is not required. Friends & family are welcome!

Apply for Summer Youth Employment (SYEP)

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program. NYC youth (ages 14-24 years old) can apply for summer career exploration opportunities and paid work experience. Selected SYEP participants will have the opportunity to explore various career pathways, and develop professional, social, civic and leadership skills. The deadline to apply has been extended to May 6, 2022. Visit the SYEP website to learn more and to apply.

CB14 Youth Conference

Young people (ages 14-21) and their families are invited to participate in CB14’s 14th Annual Youth Conference on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4-7 PM, on Zoom! The youth conference will feature presenters from New York City agencies & nonprofit organizations who will share valuable information about the many opportunities available to young people in NYC this summer and beyond. There will be virtual information panels and Q&A sessions to help students and out-of-school youth sign up for great programs, services & supportive resources. Join to the event at

Join CB14’s Youth Leadership Council!

Brooklyn Community Board 14 is inviting young people, ages 14-20, to help establish a CB14 Youth Leadership Council. Youth volunteers will participate in meetings, represent the YLC at board events and introduce youth-led initiatives within the community. YLC members will help identify issues in our community and bring ideas for solutions to the appropriate agencies and elected officials in NYC. Click the link below to fill out a questionnaire and to learn more about the YLC program. (more…)

NYC Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth (ages 14-24) with career exploration opportunities and paid work experiences each summer. For more information, visit the DYCD SYEP website. Applications can be found here. The deadline to apply is April 23rd. 

SYEP Summer Bridge 2020

Applications are open for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Summer Bridge 2020! Youth (ages 14-24) should submit applications before the July 15th deadline for NYC’s free virtual summer youth program. Participants will have the opportunity to learn new skills, explore potential careers and earn money this summer! For more information and to apply, visit

CB14 Youth Conference

Youth (ages 14-21) and their friends and family members are invited to attend CB14’s 13th Annual Youth Conference on Wednesday, March 11th from 4-7PM at the Brooklyn College Student Center, 6th & 7th floors. Meet with representatives from over 70 City agencies, nonprofit organizations and businesses to find out about exciting opportunities for the summer and beyond. Youth are also invited to sign up for a mock interview or resume help with professional volunteers. Participation is free! Learn more and register at

Summer Youth Employment Program Suspended

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) has been canceled for Summer 2020. DYCD announced on April 8, 2020, that given the uncertainty over how COVID-19 will continue to affect social distancing guidelines, worksite availability, and provider and site staffing, DYCD is unable to ensure that SYEP can be operated safely and efficiently. Effective immediately SYEP has been suspended for Summer 2020. For more information, visit

Back-to-School Youth Opportunities

The first day of school in New York City public schools is Thursday, September 5, 2019.  There are many community events, school supply giveaways and activities to help your student get ready for the new school year. For more information, visit or keep reading below.


12th Annual CB14 Youth Conference

Please join us on
Thursday, March 14, 2019,

for CB14’s 12th Annual
Youth Conference!

Brooklyn College Student Center
East 27th Street & Campus Road, Brooklyn, New York 11210
6th & 7th Floors – Use East Entrance

For ages 12 – 21


For more information, please visit

Youth Services Committee Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:00 PM
LOCATION: CB14 District Office (810 East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11230)

1. Discussion & Review of NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) service providers within CD14, including Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) providers and role of Neighborhood Advisory Board.
2. Continued Planning for 13th Annual Youth Conference. For the meeting, please prepare to recommend at least one business or organization to invite that has specific job, internship or other opportunities for youth ages 16-21.
3. Other business

DOE Free Summer Meals Program

The Department of Education (DOE) 2018 Summer Meals Program begins on June 27th and will run through August 31st (except July 4th and August 21st). Free breakfast (8 AM-9:15 AM) and lunch (11 AM-1:15 PM) will be available to all children up to age 18 at hundreds of public schools, community centers, public pools, libraries and other locations around New York City. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch. To find a location offering free Summer Meals near you, please visit For more information, call the NYC School Food program at 718.707.4300.

11th Annual CB14 Youth Conference

Brooklyn Community Board 14′s 11th Annual Youth Conference is just around the corner! Join us on March 15th, 2018 from 4-7 PM at the Flatbush YMCA (1401 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.) Young people, ages 12-21, along with their friends and families are invited to attend CB14’s Annual Youth Conference on Thursday, March 15th, 2018. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with at least 50 NYC agencies, businesses & community organizations offering internships, volunteer opportunities, after-school programs, summer jobs, college information, social, legal, immigration & other support services. For more information and to sign up for the free event, visit

Coney Island Summer Job Fairs

Looking for a summer job? Want to spend the summer working at the Coney Island Boardwalk? Attend one of the upcoming Coney Island summer job recruitment fairs on February 26th, February 27th & March 2nd. Click here for more information about these events!

Summer Jobs for Youth – Apply today!

NYC Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is Accepting Applications Now!  NYC’s Department of Youth & Community Development has released the applications for the 2018 NYC Summer Jobs program. If you are an NYC youth between the ages of 14-24 who is looking for valuable work experience and wants to earn some money this summer, please complete the SYEP application and take the first step to landing your dream summer job. The application deadline has been extended to March 30, 2018. Apply today! For more information & to enroll, click here to visit the SYEP website.

Apply for a Paid Internship (Ages 17-24)

This summer’s Young Adult Internship Program begins July 31 at three locations in Brooklyn and Jamaica. Young adults are encouraged to apply today! Youth must be 17-24 years old, out of school and unemployed, NYC residents, and eligible to work in the US – a diploma is not required.  Participants work 25 hours a week gaining job skills, life skills and work experience, earning up to $3,850 in 14 weeks! Click here to see YAIP program flyer! Open Houses will be held this month in Bed-Stuy, Bushwick & Jamaica. Keep reading below for Open House dates, times and locations. If you can’t make it to an Open House, please visit or email for more information. (more…)

CB14 10th Annual Youth Conference Is Today!

The 10th Annual Youth Conference will be held this afternoon, Wednesday, March 15th from 4-7 PM at the Flatbush YMCA. For more information, visit See you at the YMCA!

Apply for a DYCD Summer Job by March 31!

Applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program! The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in a entry-level jobs in a variety of exciting industries. Youth can apply for the program online, at a community-based organization during the application period. Participants are selected by lottery for the program.  For more information, call 311 or DYCD Youth Connect at 1-800-246-4646.  The application period has been extended to March 31st.


Brooklyn Community Board 14’s 9th Annual Youth Conference was held on Thursday, March 31, 2016, 4-7 PM, at the Flatbush YMCA (1401 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.) Thank you to the over 70 organizations and hundreds of young people who attended the event and made it our biggest success yet! We will host our 10th Annual Youth Conference in Spring 2017 for New York City residents, ages 12-19, looking for volunteer opportunities, internships, summer jobs, community-based programs and more. See you in 2017!


Read descriptions below about each of the great participating organizations & what  they will be offering to conference participants this year. Click on each organization’s name to visit their websites and find out more about their resources, training programs, jobs, internships & volunteer opportunities! More organizations will be added as they register for the event. Check back often for the latest updates!

  1. All Star Code
    Opportunities for full-time employment in the tech industry, mentoring, industry exposure & computer science training for young men of color.
  2. American Born Children Development Education Fund (ABCDEF Kids)
    Programs include multicultural events, American history, children’s study group
  3. ASA College
    College admissions & career development programs.
  4. Atlas DIY
    Atlas: DIY provides access to legal services, learning opportunities and leadership development for immigrant youth.
  5. Barclays Center
    Youth internships, job & career training opportunities in the sports entertainment field.
  6. Black Girls Code
    Workshops and events to introduce girls of color to computer programming and other career opportunities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM.)
  7. Board of Elections
    Poll-Worker Job Applications and Voter Registration Forms for teens 18 years old and up.
  8. Boy Scouts of America – Greater New York Councils
    Boy Scouts of America teaches character development, leadership skills, physical fitness, community service and citizenship, featuring 8 different programs for students to engage in diverse activities.
  9. Boys’ Club of New York
    Information on our Career placement and College access program.
  10. Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
    The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosts a number of community programs, benefits, resources and opportunities and a job bank for young people to avail themselves of to secure gainful employment.
  11. Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center – SUNY
    College Preparation; Career Training Programs; College Connections information.
  12. Brooklyn Museum
    Paid internships & art-making classes for teens at the Brooklyn Museum.
  13. Brooklyn Music School
    Brooklyn Music School offers year round extensive music & dance programs, as well as summer classes and community-based programs. Performance opportunities are offered throughout New York City.
  14. Brooklyn Public Library, Midwood Branch
    Information for teens about volunteering, internships, library materials, programs, and services for young adults.
  15. Brooklyn South Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
    Volunteer opportunities with local emergency response teams and information about personal & family disaster preparedness.
  16. CAMBA
    CAMBA will provide education about teen dating, healthy relationships, sexual assault & violence prevention, along with information about programs and resources.
  17. Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc
    Information on small businesses that may need Summer Interns.
  18. Catholic Charities Fatherhood Man-Up Program
    Career Opportunities and free parenting, domestic violence, anger management and job readiness workshops.
  19. Center for Economic Workforce Development / Kingsborough College
    CUNY Fatherhood Academy information. Workshops about parenting, personal development, employment, economic stability, education & college enrollment.
  20. Community Healthcare Network’s Teens P.A.C.T
    Peer Leader Position Applications, Teen Health Awareness & Reproductive Health Services, Free condoms.
  21. Computer Resource Centers (CRC) – Parks and Recreation
    The Department of Parks & Recreation’s Computer Resource Centers offer free city-wide digital media education program for teens with both year-round programming and intensive summer programs. Teens receive training & access to resources allowing them to produce their own projects using video, audio, graphic design, photography, and game design technology.
  22. Council of People’s Organization (COPO)
    Information about Spring 2016 Youth Career Fair & Career Training Opportunities.
  23. East Flatbush Village, Inc.
    Volunteer opportunities, Teen Internships, Summer Job opportunities, Teen Workshops, Youth Mentorship, Cultural Enrichment Programs & Youth Sports programs.
  24. Exalt Youth
    Exalt offers youth, ages 15-19, who’ve been involved in the criminal justice system opportunities for success & development through a three phase program involving training, paid internships & career prep.
  25. Exploring Program
    Career-focused, after-school program for students ages 14-20. Exploring NY partners with a diverse group of NYC-based businesses, nonprofits & law enforcement agencies & teaches community engagement, professional development, and resume-building.
  26. Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Office of Recruitment & Diversity
    Information on FDNY High School & FDNY Youth Development Programs.
  27. Flatbush YMCA
    The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization promoting positive values,  through programs that build mind, body and spirit, with a focus on youth.
  28. Generation On
    Community service, volunteer opportunities, youth clubs, leadership training and scholarship programs.
  29. Girl Scouts of Greater New York
    Girls-only leadership & personal development program focused on career development, STEM, environmental leadership, finance, entrepreneurship, healthy living & more.
  30. Goodwill NY-NJ
    Paid Youth Internship Program for Youth ages 16-24 years old who are out of school/out of work.  Opportunities are available throughout the 5 boroughs and in various sectors, including IT, healthcare, Security, Maintenance, Social Assistance.
  31. Groundswell Murals
    The Summer Leadership Institute offers paid summer jobs for youth interested in researching, designing and painting a large-scale mural with a social justice theme.
  32. Habitat for Humanity NYC
    Office internships & a variety of volunteer opportunities available.
  33. HEAT Program (Health & Education Alternatives for Teens)
    Offering information on volunteer opportunities & youth events, along with teen health information including HIV/AIDS Prevention & Safe Sexual Health resources.
  34. Housing Works
    Information about housing options for homeless youth, Primary Care Services information, dental services, mental health services referral information, drug treatment program information and STD/STI screening referrals.
  35. HRA Office of Child Support Enforcement
    NYC’s Human Resources Administration provides family-centered resources and services to enhance the quality of life of all New Yorkers.
  36. Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy
    Programs for students, ages 8-19, teaching personal, professional & academic skill development, grounded in ancient and contemporary African traditions.
  37. Iris House
    Iris House offers Safer Sex education, kits and condoms, along with youth services and community service opportunities.
  38. Italian American Civil Rights League (IACRL)
    IACRL opportunities include a Summer Youth Employment Program (Earn up to $1440 in 14 weeks); Free Employment Training; Free Customer Service Certification for 17-21 year olds; Work Readiness Programs; Pre-Worksite Internship Prep; Supportive Services Referrals.
  39. Just As I Am (JAIA)
    JAIA’s Youth Council offers empowering self development workshops and events, leadership training and community service opportunities.
  40. Kings Theatre
    Career training opportunities, entertainment & community events.
  41. Legal Outreach, Inc.                     
    Offering legal and educational programs to facilitate the pursuit of higher education.  The Law and Justice Institute (LJI) is a five-week program for rising ninth graders that seeks to inspire students to strive for academic excellence and to pursue careers in the law.
  42. Luna Park
    Luna Park, an amusement park in the heart of Coney Island, has many fun summer job opportunities for teens available at the largest theme Park in NYC.
  43. Madison Square Boys & Girls Club
    Offering afterschool programming for youth ages 6-18yrs old. For only $5, each member receives homework help, tutoring, creative arts such as dance, drama, fashion and fine arts, in addition to a robust sports and fitness program, music studio and character and leadership programs. Boys & Girls club is a safe place for children to learn, grown and have fun.
  44. Medgar Evers College Now Program
    Dual enrollment and college-readiness programs for NYC 11th and 12th grader students.
  45. National Youth Organization of Pakistan & the Alliance for Pakistan and Urdu Studies at NYU
    Offering a youth internship program, skills training programs & a language program.
  46. NEW (Nontraditional Employment for Women)
    A free seven-to-nine week training program for women interested in blue collar careers. Upon graduation women are placed in union construction apprenticeships, facilities maintenance jobs, positions with public utilities and transportation careers.
  47. New York Aquarium – WCS
    For teens interested in wildlife conservation, science, education, and public speaking, the NY Aquarium is seeking teen volunteers (aged 15-19 yrs. old) to be discovery guides.  Discovery Guides help staff exhibits, teach visitors about marine conservation, and assist at events and education programs. As a docent or discovery guide, teens have the opportunity to meet individuals from around the world and join a family of fellow volunteers, staff, and wildlife experts who share a passion for our natural world.
  48. New York Historical Society
    Summer programs include the Student Historian Internship program (for rising 10-12 graders as well as matriculating college freshman), the Scholar Program (rising 9-12 graders) and the  fall Saturday Academy which provides free SAT prep to all students.
  49. New York On Tech
    Career development, mentoring and support for students interested in the field of technology.
  50. No Kidding (HRA/OCSE Program)
    Job opportunities & free workshops for other youth organizations, plus teen pregnancy prevention information & resources.
  51. NYC Bar Association’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion
    The Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program is an intensive program providing summer internships & legal career training.
  52. NYC College of Technology
    City Tech admissions information, programs & resources including College Now courses.
  53. NYC Commission on Human Rights
    Information on NYC Human Rights Law pertaining interns, pregnancy, gender identity, credit check
  54. NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services         
    Information on the civil service exams, jobs and internship opportunities within city government.
  55. NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)
    Resources & Information about Internships for young people.
  56. NYC Emergency Management
    Emergency preparedness information.
  57. NYPD Explorer Program
    Community Service, Youth Leadership, Personal Development & Career Training programs.
  58.  NYPD Office of Recruitment
    NYPD offers many jobs both in the Uniform Field (click for info) and Civilian Field (click for info) for all different age brackets, in addition to a high school program and paid college-based programs.
  59. Opportunities  for a Better Tomorrow
    Sign up for the Young Adult Internship Program, which includes a Paid Internship, Work Readiness Training and Job Placement. Additional programs include Clerical Skills Training, Medical Administrative Assistant Certification, High School Preparation, High School Equivalency Degree completion program, Computer training & College Access services.
  60. Osborne Association
    Services, programs & support for children of incarcerated parents.
  61. Peace Islands Institute     
    Information about theYoung Peace Ambassadors Academy, a Free Global Studies program for NYC public high school students.
  62. Police Athletic League                 
    Offering summer employment, recreational activities, homework help, trips to colleges, amusement parks, sporting events, concerts, help with college application process, and more.
  63. Powrplnt Digital Art Collaboratory
    Free 6-week digital media courses for teens in web design, photo, video and music production, and digital software.
  64. Project SAFE of Lutheran Family Health Centers
    Internship opportunities, appointments for our teen health clinic, and sexual health materials.
  65. Prospect Park Zoo – WCS
    Find out about the Zoo’s Summer Volunteer opportunities & Urban Ecology Research internships for the academic year and summer 2016.
  66. Reel Works
    Reel Works provides free, after-school filmmaking and media programs, internships, and a fantastic community and network for youth interested in film and television. Programs offer 1-to-1 mentoring, authentic intellectual and artistic experiences that translate to the workplace, and a platform to share their stories both in real time and online.
  67. South Bronx Job Corps
    Job training, skill development & job placement assistance.
  68. St. Francis College
    Information about St. Francis College, admissions requirements, and college readiness in general.
  69. THEO Program- SUNY Downstate
    Teen Internships and Youth Employment opportunities, in addition to health materials.
  70. viBe Theater Experience                                             
    Free, intensive music & theater program for girls who write, create, publish, direct & perform collaborative works.
  71. Vision Transformation Firm
    Personal Development Programs & Success Coaching for Teens.
  72. WE Schools Program
    The WE Schools program empowers youth to make a difference in their local and global communities, identify career goals, develop leadership skills and increased academic and civic engagement.
  73. Youth Justice Board – Center For Court Innovation
    A yearlong youth leadership & civics afterschool program encouraging student research, policy development, interaction with local government and advocacy.

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Youth Services Committee Meeting Tonight

The public is invited to attend a Brooklyn Community Board 14 Youth Services Committee meeting this evening, Monday, December 19th, 7 PM, at the District Office. Please click here to see meeting agenda.

Fall is Internship Time!

Are you a student seeking an internship? Do you know a high school student looking for a paid opportunity? Fall is the time to sign up for seasonal and yearlong internships! Tons of amazing opportunities are available in NYC for young people. Check out our Youth Internship webpage for latest opportunities!

Summer Teen Internships & Programs

Are you a teen looking for something to do this summer? Do you know a teen seeking a great summer opportunity? Check out the latest Summer Internships and Educational, Athletic & Social Programs posted on our website.

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