New York City Community Emergency Response Team (NYC CERT) members are dedicated volunteers who undergo a training program that provides basic response skills needed for fire safety, light search and rescue, community disaster support, disaster medical operations, and traffic control. The Brooklyn South Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is Brooklyn Community Board 14’s local CERT chapter. This team works in collaboration with New York City Emergency Management to assist with community residents and their needs and offers year-round personal disaster preparedness training and volunteer opportunities for all ages. Watch the video below to learn more and visit brooklynsouthcert.com. and www1.nyc.gov/site/em/volunteer/nyc-cert.
CB14 Youth ConferenceBrooklyn South Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
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.