July 2017: High School Admissions Family Workshops


Get a head start on your High School Application—learn more about High School Admissions at Family Workshops this July:

Introduction to High School Admissions Family Workshop: Learn how to find public high schools that fit your interests and how to build a balanced application.

Specialized High Schools Admissions Family Workshop: Learn about the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), find out about the LaGuardia High School auditions, and speak to school representatives.

RSVP to secure your seat at HSFamilyWorkshops.Eventbrite.com!

Remember to do your homework: Review NYC School Finder, the High School Directory, and the Specialized High Schools Student Handbook

July-September 2017: Brooklyn Center for the Arts Summer Program

summerSearching for a summer program for youth ages 4-17? Explore the Brooklyn Center for the Arts Summer Program.

From Ballet Bed-Stuy and Brass Key to the Hip Hop Academy Project and Arrows Summer Program, your child(ren) will explore their creativity and imagination during eight weeks of music and dance.

6/10 Event: Meet and Greet Exclusively for Boys Ages 8 to 12


This Saturday, Books N Bros LLC and Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo are hosting a meet and greet – exclusively for boys ages eight to twelve.

Sidney started a book club to “make reading famous” for African-American boys with a focus on Black Literature, and he’s taken the country by storm! His initiative has been widely publicized by CNN, Black Enterprise, and the June issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. 

Please share this event with your sons, grandsons, mentees, and neighbors!