The Brooklyn Cinderella/Young Men’s Project
Brooklyn Transition and College Access Centers – Department of Education
The Transition and College Access Centers (TCACs) are devoted to ensuring that students with disabilities are prepared for postsecondary life experiences. TCACs support schools and families by facilitating a seamless transition for students from school to adult life in preparation to be productive members of society. In addition to college readiness resources and supports, these centers will also facilitate diverse work-based learning opportunities for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
Transition means preparing students for adult life. Whether it’s preparing to attend college, enter the workforce, or live independently for the first time, TCACs exist to help students with IEPs achieve their goals, and support families and school staff in planning for their students’ life after high school. Work-based Learning programs provide opportunities for students to gain real-life work experience through internships and employment. Training Opportunities Program (TOP) helps students participate in internships.
The TCAC Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) offers youth between the ages of 14 and 21 participate in paid employment for up to six weeks in July and August. For more information visit www.yai.org/resources/transition-college-access-centers-tcac or call the Brooklyn TCAC at 718-804-6790.
Council of Peoples Organization
We offer volunteer and internship Opportunities for young people who are interested in helping in COPO’s Older Adult Center, SNAP Services, Health Insurance Services, Immigration Services, Food Pantry Distribution, Mental Health Support Services, ESL/ Citizenship classes, etc.
CUNY Fatherhood Academy at Kingsborough Community College
The Kingsborough Community College CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) is a FREE and comprehensive program designed to promote responsible parenting and economic stability for unemployed and underemployed young fathers through education, employment and personal development. Fathers can enter one of two tracks: High School Equivalency (HSE) exam preparation or College Preparation program (both serve fathers up to age 30).
The High School Equivalency (HSE) exam preparation program runs 3 days/week for 16 weeks. Participants receive Preparation for the HSE exam and earn your high school diploma, Preparation for college enrollment and job placement, Career and college exploration, Job application, resume writing, interviewing skills and professionalism, Work experience through internships, Workshops on parenthood topics such as parenthood, health and financial literacy, and help finding job training and employment opportunities.
The College Preparation program runs 3 days/week for 10 weeks. Participants receive Assistance with college enrollment and financial aid
Career and college exploration, Job application, resume writing, interviewing skills and professionalism, Work experience through internships, and Workshops on parenthood topics such as parenthood, health and financial literacy.
For more information, visit www.kbcc.cuny.edu/ce/wd/cuny_fa or email [email protected].
Watch an introductory program video about the KBCC Fatherhood Academy at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=502797320246719
Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation
Elite Learners Inc.
Elite Learners, Inc. is a school and community-based organization providing athletic, educational, and mentorship programming to youth, their families to build community leaders. This year (2020) has seen us provide anti-violence initiatives in the Brownsville and Flatbush area of Brooklyn, a community kitchen for the at risk and elderly and our schooling programming have moved virtual. Our goal is to build a community support system that will positively impact our future generations. We envision a community of mentors who partner with our youth, improve the neighborhood, and create socially, emotionally, and mentally prepared leaders. For more information, watch the video below and visit elitelearners.org. Email [email protected] with any questions.
Flatbush Development Corporation
Our organization has a variety of different employment / internship / and volunteer opportunities for kids from high school – undergrad. We are a multi service community based organization that work directly with youth and for youth through our programs. Assisting with housing, youth afterschool & summer camp programs and public community events are the main program areas in which we have opportunities available.