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The following are the scheduled meetings of the community boards and precinct councils within the 35th Council District in Brooklyn.
NOTE: Meetings are subject to change. Please call to confirm.
Brooklyn Community Board No. 2
Meeting (second Wednesday of the month): March 14 at 6 PM
Location: NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Dibner Building, Pfizer Auditorium, – 5 Metrotech Center Brooklyn, NY
Phone: (718) 596-5410
Brooklyn Community Board No. 6
Meeting (second Wednesday of the month): March 14 at 6:30PM
Location: P.S. 32 Auditorium – 317 Hoyt Street Brooklyn, NY
Phone: (718) 643-3027
Brooklyn Community Board No. 8
Meeting (second Thursday of the month): March 8 at 7PM
Location: 1000 Dean Street Brooklyn, NY
Phone: (718) 467-5574
Brooklyn Community Board No. 9
Meeting (fourth Tuesday of the month): March 27 at 7PM
Location: M.S. 61 – 400 Empire Boulevard Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)
Phone: (718) 778-9279
Meeting (every third Thursday of the month): March 15 at 7:30 PM
Location: M.S. 61 -400 Empire Boulevard Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)
Main Line: (718) 735-0511
Community Affairs: (718) 735-0527
Meeting (every second Monday of the month): March 12 at 7:30PM
Location: Trinity Baptist Church – 179 New York Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Main Line: (718) 735-0611
Community Affairs: (718) 735-0634
Meeting (every last Tuesday of the month): March 27 at 7:30PM
Location: 78th Precinct – 65 6th Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)
Main Line: (718) 636-6411
Community Affairs: (718) 636-6410
Meeting (every fourth Wednesday of the month): March 28 at 7PM
Location: Brooklyn Job Corps Center – 585 Dekalb Avenue, 2nd floor Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)
Main Line: (718) 636-6611
Community Affairs: (718) 636-6626
Meeting (every third Tuesday of the month): March 20 at 7PM
Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, Community Room – 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)
Main Line: (718) 875-6811
Community Affairs: (718) 875-6850
Meeting (every third Tuesday of the month): March 20 at 7PM
Location: French-speaking Baptist Church – 209 Clermont Avenue (entrance on Willoughby St. and Vanderbilt Ave.) Brooklyn, NY
Main Line: (718) 636-6511
Community Affairs: (718) 636-6526
Meeting (first Wednesday of the month): March 7 at 7PM
Location: Brooklyn Job Corps Center – 585 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)
Main Line: (718) 386-4101
Community Affairs: (718) 386-4537
Fort Greene Park Conservancy Program and Development Associate
Reporting to the Program and Development Manager and working closely with the Board of Directors as well as NYC Parks staff, the Program and Development Associate (the “Associate”) will (1) support critical programs and fundraising activities, (2) administer relevant systems and databases, and (3) support the vision of Fort Greene Park Conservancy (“FGPC”) of a thriving Fort Greene Park (“Park”). S/he should be a thoughtful, curious multi-tasker eager to contribute to the growth of a nonprofit nationally-recognized for its excellence serving a vibrant community. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• oversight, promotion, and fulfillment of FGPC’s Membership Program;
• researching, writing, and administering grants from both current and prospective public and private sources;
• supporting public programs, leading both volunteer restoration/horticulture projects and special events;
• creating content for communications, including the FGPC e-newsletter, website, and social media platforms; and
• supporting special projects and other public programs where necessary, including fundraising events, board
activities, and occasional public art installations.
The Associate must have the temperament and interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of Park and organizational stakeholders from diverse backgrounds (including City agency officials, FGPC board members, donors, press, Park visitors and neighbors, volunteers) with maturity, discretion, and empathy.
Time commitment is full-time (minimum 40 hours per week), Monday through Friday, with flexible hours as well as occasional nights and frequent weekends, especially during the summer months. Following a successful first year, the Associate will be considered for a managerial role and pay raise. Individuals from historically underserved
communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
· Excellent written and spoken communication skills (writing sample requested below)
· Required computer skills: Microsoft Office/Mac (Word, Excel), G-Suite Apps (Docs, Sheets, Forms);
· Experience with Adobe Creative Suite/computer-based GIS mapping systems a plus
· Ability to participate and thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment
· Creativity and willingness to take initiative
· Commitment to justice and inclusion, especially with regard to race, class, and gender
· Possess strong attention to detail, project management skills, and be highly organized
· Flexibility and willingness to work in variety of work environments, both indoor and in the Park
· Ability to take on physical, outdoor work, including occasional heavy lifting (30+ lbs.)
· 1-2 years’ experience in nonprofit/environmental/government sectors preferred, but not required
· Experience in philanthropy/grant writing/event fundraising helpful, but not required
Commensurate with experience.
· Four weeks paid vacation + comp time.
· Employer health insurance coverage, up to $500 monthly.
· Ability to lead oneself with significant room to design processes and operations.
· Regularly being paid to hang out in one of New York’s most incredible parks.
Cover letters should explain: (1) Your relevant qualifications and past experience; (2) Your reasons for seeking work at a small community-based nonprofit; and (3) Why public space is important to you. Application materials, including cover letters, resumes, and writing sample should be emailed in a single (one) PDF file addressed to:
Program and Development Manager
Fort Greene Park Conservancy
85 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
About Fort Greene Park Conservancy (www.fortgreenepark.org)
The Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC), in partnership with the City of New York and the community, enhances Fort Greene Park’s function as one of Brooklyn’s primary green spaces and strengthens the culturally diverse Fort Greene community through programming and park conservation. FGPC’s free summer programming attracts over 20,000 attendees per year with a diverse portfolio of events including music festivals, kids’ concerts, historic walking tours, horticultural volunteer events, and other community programming.
Brooklyn’s first official park, Fort Greene Park is a 30-acre public park owned and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. It was first championed by the borough’s most famous poet, Walt Whitman, and designed by the landscape architectural team of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. The park’s McKim, Mead, and White–designed Prison Ship Martyrs Monument commemorates the sacrifice of more than 11,500 prisoners of war who died in captivity during the Revolutionary War, whose collected remains are interred in the park. Today, the park finds itself at the center of one of Brooklyn’s most diverse, vibrant neighborhoods. Entering its third year as a staffed organization, the Fort Greene Park Conservancy is uniquely positioned to serve as a cultural and civic leader in the rapidly-growing Borough.
The Fort Greene Park Conservancy provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic
information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and national service alumni encouraged to apply.
This Thursday at the Steinberg Wellness Center (161 Ashland Place) is the biggest game of the LIU Men’s basketball season; at 7pm the Blackbirds face arch-rival St. Francis Brooklyn. At stake: a trip to the Northeast Conference playoffs. This is a do-or-die game, and we need ALL our fans to come out and support the Blackbirds!
We have our final men’s game of the regular season on Saturday, February 24th—2pm against Sacred Heart.
Please feel free to join us for any of these games; just bring a copy of the attached flyer to the Will Call table in the lobby of the Steinberg Wellness Center.
Also on Saturday, The Children’s Academy has the second of three open houses for our summer camp. Please join us from 11am – 1pm on the LIU Brooklyn campus to meet summer camp staff and take a tour of our facilities.
Faculty will be on hand to discuss our six-week summer day camp offerings that include architecture, capoeira, cartooning, chess, Chinese, circus arts, hip-hop, karate, moviemaking, origami, product design, Spanish, theater arts, swimming and yoga as well as week-long Blackbird Sports Camps in baseball, basketball, flag football fitness, soccer and swimming.
For more information, call 718-488-1364, or email us at ChildrensAcademy@liu.edu