7/15 Event: Free Financial Coaching Workshop

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Brooklyn Jobs Corps Academy

Brooklyn Jobs Corps Academy is a non-residential training program operated by RedCare and funded by the Dept. of Labor. The Brooklyn Job Corps Academy offers career-readiness preparation, employment training, and hands on experience. Programs offered include security officer, culinary arts, A+ certification, network plus, certified nursing assistance, home health aide, certified medical assistant. All programs with the exception of culinary arts and security officer require a high school diploma or GED before entrance into the program. You must be able to attend classes from 8 AM to 4:40 PM Monday through Friday. To be eligible, you must have no felonies or criminal court cases.

You must be 18-24 years old to participate. No student loans are required. Free metro cards are offered daily, there is a biweekly cash allowance, $1000 for completing training, job placement after training, small group tutoring, free industry specific uniforms, free breakfast and lunch.

Enrollment will be held once a month at 8 AM. For details on the next enrollment, call 718-623-4005. Brooklyn Job Corps Academy is located at 585 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn. For information about any of the programs or to apply, call Ms. Shavon Munchez, Outreach Admissions Coordinator at 718-623-4059 or email munches.shavon@jobcorps.org.

Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program

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Tuition Free Job Training for Women

Grace Institute helps women transition back into workforce. They teach the technical and professional skills that are in demand.

Classes begin in March 2017. They offer the following:

  1. Five months of intuition-free computer and professional training.
  2. One year of job-placement services in administrative and customer support positions. Workshops with corporation and executives.
  3. Participant Assistance Department and a community of collaboration and confidence.

Eligibility requirements are English proficiency, U.S. work eligibility, HS Diploma or GED/TASC, ages 18-64, available 9am-4pm Monday thru Friday.

Attend an open house to obtain more information. Please visit http://www.graceinstitute.org to register for an open house. To apply admissions@graceinstitute.org

Grace Institute is located at 40 Rector Street, 14th Floor, Manhattan. Telephone: 212-832-7605.

Attend Free Nonprofit Management Workshops

The Department of Small Business Services offers workshops and webinars for staff and board members of community-based organizations on how to manage a nonprofit organization and execute organizational goals. The interactive training opportunities are designed to expose nonprofit leaders and professionals of Community-Based Development Organizations to essential knowledge for nonprofit management and commercial revitalization strategies, and offer opportunities to engage in group activities to brainstorm best practices. Sign up for an upcoming workshop on our Eventbrite page.

2/25 Event: LIU Brooklyn Summer Camp Open House


With Brooklyn’s best summer camp and Saturday classes for children ages 3 to 12, whatever your child’s interests, they’ll find them at The Children’s Academy.

On Saturday, February 25th from 11am to 1pm come to an open house on the LIU Brooklyn campus to meet summer camp staff and take a tour of our exceptional facilities.

Faculty will be on hand to discuss our six-week summer day camp offerings that include architecture, chess, circus arts, hip-hop, karate, origami, and theater arts as well as week-long Blackbird Sports Camps in baseball, basketball, fitness, flag football, soccer and swimming in Brooklyn’s best pool!

Starting on Saturday, March 11th we will also offer five-week classes in flag football, gymnastics, LEGO Mindstorms, Mandarin Chinese and yoga.

For more information about our Saturday and summer offerings, call 718-488-1364, or visit us on the web at www.liu.edu/childrensacademy