Volunteer Homework Helper

Help students in grades 1-8 with their homework assignments by becoming a Volunteer Homework Helper at the Brooklyn Public Library!

Do you have a strong commitment to working with children? A minimum of two hours per week during after-school hours (3-6PM) on weekdays? An ability to make a minimum required commitment of six months?  If so, apply now! Complete an application at any neighborhood library or online at www.bklynlibrary.org.

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11/4 Event: Shooting Response in Fort Greene

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WEDNESDAYS: Join the 79th Precinct Explorers for Their Monthly Meetings

Law Enforcement Exploring provides educational training programs for young adults on the purpose, mission, and objectives of law enforcement. The program also provides career orientation experiences, with the primary goal of helping young adults choose a career path within law enforcement, and to challenge them to become responsible citizens of their communities.

WHEN: Every Wednesday – 5PM – 7PM

WHERE: 79th Precinct – 263 Tompkins Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11216 (between Greene and Lexington avenues)

WHO: Officer Merino – (718) 636-6611 or (718) 636-2567, Vanessa.Merino@NYPD.org

BENEFITS: Leadership and Community Service, Social and Outdoor Personal Fitness Experiences, Local and National Competition, Hands-on Training, Fun and Exciting Field Trips, Awards and Scholarships

AGES 14-20

10/28 Event: Fall Harvest & Resource Fair

Join the District 13 Family Resource Center as they kick off their first-ever Fall Harvest & Resource Fair with an exciting Community Festival. The event will take place at 419 Waverly Place in the P.S. 11 schoolyard.

The Fall Harvest and Resource Fair may include:

  • School information stations with schedules for school tours and open house dates
  • Entertainment featuring performances from local groups
  • Community agencies and organizations will distribute information on their services.
  • Health screening
  • Raffles, giveaways and more

This is an invitation for you to be part of this unique celebration of their distinctive district, which includes several neighborhoods. Community School District 13 spans Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, and Bedford-Stuyvesant. You are invited to be a part of this family-friendly fun day. They want to create an atmosphere that will invite families to learn about and enjoy the best of District 13.

Deadline Extended (10/20) for of Work, Learn, Grow Youth Employment Applications

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) has extended its deadline for online applications to this year’s iteration of Work, Learn, Grow (WLG), the Council’s year-round youth employment initiative. Youth applications are now due by Friday, October 20, 2017, and we encourage all Council Members to reach out to eligible constituents. As a reminder, eligible applicants must:

  • Be 2017 participants in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP);
  • Be between the ages of 16 and 21; and
  • Currently be enrolled in school.

Applications are available on DYCD’s website at https://worklearngrow.yepsonline.org/default.aspx.

10/26 Event: P.S. 9 Street Safety Town Hall

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