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Free Summer Program: Girls Who Code

Applications are being accepted for 10th and 11th grade girls for the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. Whether your kids are interested in medicine or fashion, Girls Who Code shows campers how coding touches every industry. Top female engineers act as mentors throughout the program, and girls get the chance to visit tech giants around the City. The program is free, but get those registration forms in soon – the deadline is March 1. For more information, visit the website at girlswhocode.com or call (646) 629-9735.

Youth Summer Camp & Program Information

Many excellent programs are offered in New York City to keep students learning, engaged and healthy during the summer months. Click this link to find out more about free summer meals, youth employment & internship opportunities, summer camps & day programs and learning opportunities for students of all ages – recently updated with fun, free kids’ & family programs taking place in the district during August!

2015 Youth Conference

Thank you to all the young people, organization and agency representatives and community members who participated in Brooklyn Community Board 14’s 8th Annual Youth Conference on April 29th, 2015 at the Brooklyn College Student Center! The event was packed with excellent program information, job, internship & volunteer opportunities, health and family services for young people, aged 12-19, along with great workshops! Anyone who missed the event, can take a look at the organizations listed below and can contact them directly for more information about their programs and other opportunities. See you at the 9th Annual Youth Conference – March 31st, 2016 at the Flatbush YMCA!

2015 PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

Read descriptions below about what each of the great participating organizations 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!

  1. Atlas DIY
    As an incubator of education, empowerment and community for undocumented youth and their allies, Atlas DIY offers many youth opportunities including college preparation programs, legal help and internship opportunities.
  2. Black Girls Code
    Offering 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.)
  3. Board of Elections
    Poll-Worker Job Applications and Voter Registration Forms for teens 18 years old and up.
  4. Boys’ Club of New York
    Programs for boys & young men including After School Program activities, College Access & Career Access Programs, Internships, Athletic Programs including Basketball, baseball, & fitness classes, Summer Programs, Academic Support, Recreation and Trips.
  5. Brooklyn College – Office of Admissions
    Offering information and resources about Brooklyn College and on-campus programs.
  6. Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office
    Free teen-friendly support services and information about healthy relationships and the dynamics and warning signs of a dating violence.
  7. Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center -SUNY
    College Preparation; Career Training Programs; College Connections information.
  8. Brooklyn Museum
    Paid internships for high school students who are interested in the arts.
  9. 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.
  10. Brooklyn On Tech
    The Tech Flex Scholars Program is a yearlong enrichment experience for Brooklyn high school juniors and seniors that provides students with the resources needed to excel in today’s techno-centric society & inspires them to be next generation of tech thought leaders. The program offers scholars access to academic, professional and leadership opportunities in the field of technology and pairs them with mentors from leading companies such as Shapeways, Foursquare, JPMorganChase, General Assembly and MTV.
  11. Brooklyn Public Library
    Educational, Career, and Recreational library programs and services for youth and their families.
  12. Brooklyn-Queens NOW
    Students can learn about the rich 40-year history of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and find out about the many internships and volunteer opportunities that are available.
  13. Brooklyn Smoke Free
    Brooklyn Smoke-Free allows students to participate in public health policy. Students will develop creative initiatives to help educate peers and community members. The ultimate goal of this statewide program is to help reduce the number of youth smokers in our communities by using one of the best voices to combat the issues – the YOUTH voice.
  14. Brooklyn South Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
    Volunteer opportunities with local emergency response teams and information about personal & family disaster preparedness.
  15. Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services
    Free classes offered on subjects including parenting, domestic violence, anger management and job readiness.
  16. Center For Court Innovation
    Teenagers, ages 14-18, are invited to be part of a youth-led Board focused on researching public policy issues within New York City that affect teens. Throughout the year members focus on developing skills to help them further excel in school and everyday life, such as public speaking, note taking, college readiness, policy analysis, and writing skills.
  17. CodeNow
    Computer programming for high school students, taught during free weekend workshops at local tech companies where students receive instruction from industry leading software engineers.
  18. Computer Science and Technology for Urban Youth (CSTUY)
    Offering a month-long immersion program in computer science and programming for high school students at St. Joseph’s college. Opportunities also available to participate in other school year programs including Saturday morning “hacking sessions” and a hackathon.
  19. Council of Peoples Organization (COPO)
    Opportunities to enroll in a volunteer youth FBI program and to participate in weekend COPO youth programs.
  20. Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD)
    Resources & Information about Internships for young people.
  21. Exploring NY
    Career-focused, after-school program for students ages 14-20. Exploring NY partners with a diverse group of NYC-based businesses that host programs catering to students interested in those respective fields and providing excellent opportunities for community engagement, professional development, and resume-building.
  22. Fire Department of New York (FDNY)
    Information on FDNY High School & FDNY Youth Development Programs.
  23. Flatbush Development Corporation
    Summer employment opportunities including counselor positions at FDC’s summer camp programs; Year-round volunteer/internship opportunities for special events and community and youth outreach;  Workforce training workshops.
  24. Global Youth Connect
    Teen Cross-cultural leadership programs, Human Rights education and activism, volunteering opportunities, career counseling.
  25. Grace Institute
    Opportunities available to participate in the Young Professionals program (ages 18-24) which includes paid on-the-job training, as well as the Free Business Skills Training Program with Job Placement assistance.
  26. 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.
  27. HABNET (Haitian-American Business Network)
    Internships, Career Training, Business and Youth Entrepreneurship programs & resources
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. JumpStart
    Offering volunteer positions with NYC Jumpstart Summer Program (Applicants must be 18+) and the Brooklyn College School-Year Jumpstart Program.
  33. Kiddie Science
    Teen entrepreneurship program encourages young people to pursue their dream of establishing their own business, specifically a non-profit organization in the state of NY. Teens will have the opportunity to learn how to articulate their goals & passions and turn them into a mission statement that can guide the establishment of their own business.
  34. Kingsborough Community College / Project RISE
    Yearlong program, Paid work experience, Internships, Metrocards, Urban Farm Experience, Job Placement, College/Career counseling and support, Earn up to 5 College Credits, Full KCC Student Privileges.
  35. Medgar Evers College
    College Admissions & Program Information.
  36. National Grid
    Internship opportunities for high school students (junior year through college.)
  37. National Youth Organization of Pakistan (NYOP)
    NYOP youth group programs include language study, Conflict Resolution, Music & Cultural programming, Academic support & BRICK (Brooklyn Rebuild Immigrant Communities & Knowledge,) which hosts a 3-week Urdu Language Summer camp in August.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. No Kidding (HRA/OCSE Program)
    Job opportunities & free workshops for other youth organizations, plus teen pregnancy prevention information & resources.
  41. NYC College of Technology
    Find out what City Tech’s programs & resources including College Now courses.
  42. NYC Commission on Human Rights
    Teaching young people about their rights under the NYC Human Rights Law as it pertains to discrimination based on age, race, national origin and disability. Also providing information about how to protect yourself from & the consequences of cyberbullying & sexual harrasment.
  43. NYC Department of Education – District 79
    ALL students can achieve at high levels and succeed in college and careers. Guided by this belief, District 79 helps students under age 21 who have experienced an interruption to their studies to graduate from high school, earn a high school equivalency diploma, build the skills to succeed in post-secondary opportunities, and gain the social-emotional skills necessary to become confident and productive members of society. District 79 has high school equivalency programs (formerly GED), programs for court-involved youth, drug counseling programs, programs for student parents, and more.
  44. NYC Office of Emergency Management
    Information on emergency preparedness for teens and information on how to stay informed and involved with emergency management in NYC.
  45. NYC Votes
    Register to vote (over 18 years old) & get information about the importance of civic engagement and how teens can get involved.
  46. New York City Police Department (NYPD) Explorers
    Teens can participate in the NYPD’s Career Explorer Program and Crime Safety programs.
  47. Office of City Council Member Jumaane D. Williams
    High School students can join Students Taking Action Today (S.T.A.T.) The 2015 S.T.A.T. youth summit will be Saturday, May 16th. Join now to get involved! Student 18-19 years old can apply for internship opportunities at both the Legislative & District Offices. Interns work in constituent services, community outreach, event planning and on initiatives such as Participatory Budgeting, along with legislative, budgeting and communications matters.
  48. OMG Photography
    Scholarship information, Free Prom Dress and Suit Giveaway, Youth Leadership and Business classes.
  49. 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.
  50. Osborne Association
    Services & programs for children with a currently or formerly incarcerated parent (or parental figure.) A family‐focused approach to help youth realize their full potential. Programs include Youth Action Council Program (leadership program for teens,) Youth Experience Success Program (life skills program for teens) & Monthly Activities.
  51. Other Side Intercultural Theatre
    Internships for girls (ages 14-22 years old.) Workshops & Programs for girls (8-14 years old.) Drama & storytelling-based programs designed to empower girls, inspire leadership and develop community.
  52. Project SAFE of Lutheran Family Health Centers
    Internship opportunities, appointments for our teen health clinic, and sexual health materials.
  53. Prospect Park Zoo-WCS
    Find out about the Zoo’s Summer Volunteer opportunities & Urban Ecology Research internships for the academic year and summer 2016.
  54. RecYouth – Parks and Recreation Computer Resource Center (CRC) Program
    RecYouth is a free city-wide digital media education program for teens (ages 14-17) offering year-round programming, along with a five week intensive summer program. Teens receive training & access to resources allowing them to produce their own projects using video, audio, graphic design, photography, and game design technology.
  55. Reel Works
    The Reel Works Lab is a free after-school film making workshop that matches NYC teens one-on-one with professional filmmaker-mentors to learn how to create original short documentaries. Each fall and spring, 14 talented teens & 14 professional filmmakers are selected for a six-month workshop where students learn writing, storytelling, basic camera, lighting, sound and Final Cut Pro editing software. Films created in The Lab have been seen by over 8 million viewers worldwide, have earned five Student Emmys and have been featured on CNN, World News Tonight , the Oprah Winfrey Show and each week on NYC-Life. In 2008, The Lab was honored at the White House by the President’s Council on the Humanities as one of the top arts programs in the country.
  56. SCO Family of Services – Brooklyn Drop-In Center
    SCO’s Drop-In Center for Runaway and Homeless Youth offers shelter assistance & information, counseling, Job search assistance, housing and benefits assistance, family mediation, homework help and more.
  57. Seek Find Fashion Guide
    Sign up for a teen writing program called Pen & Paper, which will be hosted at the Brooklyn Public Central Library this summer. Teens will have the opportunity to develop their writing and have it published in various magazines and publications in New York City.
  58. Sesame Flyers
    Sesame Flyers offers tutoring, safe and nurturing spaces for children to play during the summer, youth-led community service activities, job readiness programs, case management and counseling for families in crisis, GED and computer technology programs, along with celebrations of the rich traditions of Caribbean nations as the eleven-time winner of the Large Band category in the West Indian American Labor Day Parade.
  59. Shorefront Y Summer Day Camp
    Apply for a job as a Summer Camp Counselor. Teens will spend an unforgettable summer working in a team creating a great environment for the Y’s camp community. Camp counselors are encouraged to express their individuality, personality and talents as they lead daily activities with their groups. The summer is an exciting combination of trips, special event days and overnights that requires a fun, energetic and responsible staff.
  60. St. Francis College
    Information about St. Francis College, admissions requirements, and college readiness in general.
  61. Tell Every Amazing Lady (TEAL)
    TEAL’s mission is to promote public awareness and education of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer, while providing support to survivors and raising funds for research in order to find the cure for ovarian cancer.
  62. Teens P.A.C.T. (Positive Actions and Choices for Teens)
    Peer Leader Job Applications, Safe Sex Materials, Variety Condom Packs, Information on Community Workshops for Teens.
  63. THEO Program- SUNY Downstate
    Teen Internships and Youth Employment opportunities, in addition to health materials.
  64. UberAcademic
    Full-time Summer Camp Job Opportunities for Teens.
  65. Year Up New York
    Year Up is an intensive, one-year program that combines hands-on skill development, college credits, and internships at some of America’s top companies, preparing students for success in careers in IT or Financial Operations, and in higher education.

Click the links below for highlights from the:

7th ANNUAL YOUTH CONFERENCE – MAY 7th, 2014

6TH ANNUAL YOUTH CONFERENCE – April 24th, 2013

5TH ANNUAL YOUTH CONFERENCE – May 2nd, 2012


8th Annual CB14 Youth Conference Today

Brooklyn Community Board 14’s 8th Annual Youth Conference is today, Wednesday, April 29th, 4-7 PM at the Brooklyn College Student Center (map link.) Young people are invited to meet with over 65 organizations & city agencies offering summer jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, great programs, activities & more. For more info, click here.

 

SYEP Deadline Extended to April 24th

The deadline to apply for a Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) job has been extended to April 24th! SYEP provides New York City youth between the ages of 14-24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July & August. To apply, go to this website (http://application.nycsyep.com/) and register by Friday, April 24th! (more…)

COPO Youth Career Day

DATE: Saturday, May 31, 2014
TIME: 10 AM – 3 PM
LOCATION: Kingsborough Community College
2001 Oriental Blvd., Brooklyn 11235
Click Here to View Event Flyer.

Youth are invited to find out about career opportunities with federal, state & city agencies. Lunch will be served and gift bags will be handed out. For more information, contact Aasma Mehdi at the Council of People’s Organization (COPO) at 718-434-3266 x.122 or amehdi@copousa.org.

2014 Youth Conference

Thank you to everyone who attended the Seventh Annual CB14 Youth Conference, held at the Brooklyn College Student Center on Wednesday, May 7, 2014! It was a huge success! Scroll down to see some highlights from the event & a list of all the participating organizations.

Over 600 young people, ages 12-20, attended our annual youth event to find out about jobs, internships, educational and volunteer opportunities, plus services offered to young people in our community by various city agencies, non-profit organizations and private sector companies.

Over 65 New York City agencies & organizations hosted tables at our event this year! Below is a list of all of the participating organizations and what programs & opportunities they have to offer. Click on the organization’s names to visit their websites.

See below for a list of participants & photos from 2014 Youth Conference.

 

 

 

 

The 8th Annual Youth Conference will be held on April 29th, 2015.
See you there!

2014 PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS:

  1. ACCESS CAREERS
    Healthcare Education, Training & Development, Scholarship Information
  2. ALLAMA IQBAL COMMUNITY CENTER
    Summer Youth Employment, Training, Community Service Programs
  3. APICHA COMMUNITY HEALTH
    Internships, Training, Women & Youth Program
  4. ATLAS DIY
    Education, empowerment and community for undocumented youth
  5. BEDFORD STUYVESANT RESTORATION CORPORATION
    Promoting healthy eating & active, tobacco-free living
  6. BOARD OF ELECTIONS, CITY OF NEW YORK
    Information and applications for poll worker jobs on election day.
  7. BOYS CLUB OF NEW YORK
    Life Skills, Sports & Educational Programs for young men
  8. BRAMSONORT COLLEGE
    Admissions Information, Training & Development programs
  9. BROOKLYN COLLEGE
    Offering college admissions information, services and resources.
  10. BROOKLYN DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
    Training & Development, Awareness & Resources.
  11. BROOKLYN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER, SUNY
    Training, Development & College Preparation Materials
  12. BROOKLYN MUSEUM
    Museum Apprenticeship Program & Teen Night Planning Committee
  13. BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Volunteer Opportunities & Job Search Support Services
  14. BROOKLYN-QUEENS NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN (NOW)
    Internship Opportunities, NOW Chapter Information & Resources
  15. CATHOLIC CHARITIES – BROOKLYN/QUEENS (CCBQ)
    Youth Employment & Internship information, Program information
  16. CENTER FOR COURT INNOVATION
    Volunteer & After-school Program Information
  17. CERT / BROOKLYN SOUTH
    Community Emergency Response & Disaster Preparedness
  18. CITY PARKS FOUNDATION: Learning Gardens Programs
    Summer Youth Employment, Internships, Training & Development
  19. CORNELL UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF NYC
    Health & Nutrition Education for Teens
  20. COPO (Council of People’s Organization)
    Summer Youth Employment & Summer Youth Programs
  21. CRYSTAL MANOR
    Internship Opportunities & Resources
  22. DEPT. OF YOUTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES
    Summer Youth Employment Applications, Youth & Community Programs
  23. FDNY (New York Fire Department)
    Firefighter & EMT/Paramedic Youth Training Programs
  24. GAY MEN OF AFRICAN DESCENT (GMAD)
    Education, Employment, HIV/AIDS & Intervention Information
  25. GRACE INSTITUTE
    Training & Development Resources, including Business Skills for Women
  26. GROUNDSWELL MURALS
    Summer Youth Employment & Summer Leadership Institute
  27. HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NYC
    Internships & Interviews for permanent employment
  28. HEAT PROGRAM, SUNY
    Medical Services, Youth Group, Training & Development Resources
  29. HOUSING WORKS
    Health & HIV/STD Information
  30. HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION (HRA)
    HRA Service Information & Resources
  31. ITALIAN AMERICAN LEAGUE NYC
    Out-of-School Youth Employment Training Program
  32. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
    Voting Information & Resources
  33. LUNA PARK
    Marketing Department Internship Information
  34. LUTHERAN FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, PROJECT SAFE
    Sexual Health Care Access for Teens
  35. MASBIA SOUP KITCHEN NETWORK
    Volunteer Opportunities
  36. MAZII LEARNING CENTER INC.
    Internship, Training & Development Information
  37. METROPLUS HEALTH PLAN
    Health Insurance and Healthcare Access Information
  38. MILLION TREES NYC
    Volunteer Opportunities & Outdoor Educational Programs
  39. NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PUERTO RICAN WOMEN – NY CHAPTER
    Training & Development, Community & Volunteer Opportunities
  40. NATIONAL GRID
    Fall internship & employment information.
  41. NEW YORK AQUARIUM – WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY
    Volunteer & Summer Camp Information, Aquarium Docent Program
  42. NEW YORK CITY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
    Cyber-bullying, equal access, fair housing, discrimination programs
  43. NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE: Keep Good Going program
    Internships, Job Training & Development
  44. NO KIDDING: Straight Talk from Teen Parents
    Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Self-Esteem Building Programs
  45. NONTRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT FOR WOMEN (NEW)
    Job-related training & development programs
  46. NYC OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
    Emergency Preparedness Information
  47. NYC VOTES
    Voter Registration Forms, Poll Worker Job Information
  48. NYPD EXPLORER PROGRAM
    Youth & Community Service Programs
  49. OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT (HRA)
    Teen Pregnancy Prevention & other Program Information
  50. OPPORTUNITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
    Internships, Job Training & Education Programs
  51. PROJECT RISE (of KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
    Internships, GED & College Readiness Programs
  52. PROSPECT PARK ZOO – WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY
    Internships, Volunteering, Discovery Guide program & Summer Camp
  53. REEL FUTURES MEDIA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
    Internships, Training & Development, Film Making Programming
  54. SESAME FLYERS
    Training & Development, Youth Programs
  55. ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE
    Admissions & Educational Programming
  56. TARGET: ACHIEVE, LEARN & LEAD
    College Access & Community Building Resources & Training
  57. TEENS P.A.C.T. (POSITIVE ACTIONS & CHOICES FOR TEENS)
    Job Opportunities & Reproductive Health Services
  58. T.H.E.O. PROGRAM: SUNY Downstate Teen Program
    Youth Employment, Internships, Health Education Information
  59. TURNING POINT OUTREACH CENTER
    HIV/AIDS Harm Reduction Information
  60. YEAR UP
    One-year Professional Development Training Program
  61. YMCA – FLATBUSH BRANCH
    Health, Fitness & Social Interaction Programs for Teens

Click the links below for highlights from the:

6TH ANNUAL YOUTH CONFERENCE – April 24th, 2013

5TH ANNUAL YOUTH CONFERENCE – May 2nd, 2012

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

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