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Freedom Youth Family Justice Center Inc.

We offer a safe place respite program that allows girls between the ages of 12-15 to seek retreat when experiencing stress, trauma, and restoration at remote location. Our program typically deals with victims and survivors of physical and sexual crimes.

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HEAT (Health and Education Alternatives for Teens) Program

HEAT’s mission is to provide a unique health and mental health program that focuses on the special needs of young people (13-29) who are at risk or living with HIV/AIDS and to remove the barriers that often prevent youth from accessing health care. HEAT operates a ‘one-stop shopping’ full-service clinic that is set in a youth-friendly, discrete and easily accessible venue at the SUNY Downstate’s Center for Healthcare Services in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center

The Rising Heights Program. Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center is located on 650 Fulton Street in New York, and we provide comprehensive healthcare and support services. At the Rising Heights Program, we provide the highest quality care for people living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C for over 30 years now. We work as part of the early intervention initiative and my role with BPMC is to educate patients on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, provide confidential HIV testing, identify high risk sexual behaviors, and reduce the risk of transmission.

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Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library is one of the nation’s largest library systems and among New York City’s most democratic institutions. BPL provides nearly 60,000 free programs a year with writers, thinkers, artists, and educators—from around the corner and around the world. And we give Brooklynites millions of opportunities to enjoy one of life’s greatest satisfactions: the joy of a good book.

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CAMBA: Brooklyn YAS (Youth against Substance Misuse) Coalition

Brooklyn YAS (Youth against Substance Misuse) Coalition
Our programs focus on LGBTQ+ youth/ young adults. We provide Arts based programing such as: LGBTQ+ Arts contest, Poetry Workshops, Improvisation Workshops, and Gender Euphoria Make-up Workshops. We also host peer support groups for LGBTQ+ middle and high school students.
CB14 Youth ConferenceCAMBA: Brooklyn YAS (Youth against Substance Misuse) Coalition
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The Octavia Project

Octavia Project offers free summer programs for young women, trans, and nonbinary youth. We run two free summer programs: our Summer Institute for ages 14-18, and our Summer Camp for ages 10-13. We use speculative fiction and interdisciplinary workshops to spark interest in and break down bias around STEM subjects like science and tech. Participants stretch their minds by musing on alternate histories with authors like Hugo Award winner N.K. Jemisin; coding interactive games; worldbuilding with architects; and mapping new cities with urban planners. In these explorations, their work grapples with gentrification, body image, climate change, racism, homophobia, and more.

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Tell Every American Lady (TEAL)

T.E.A.L.® stands for both Tell Every Amazing Lady About Ovarian Cancer Louisa M. McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation and for Teal, the color that symbolizes ovarian cancer. Tell Every Amazing Lady® About Ovarian Cancer – Louisa M. McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s mission is to promote public awareness and education of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer while providing support to survivors and raising funds for research in order to find a screening test and cure for ovarian cancer. T.E.A.L. offers youth and adults opportunities to volunteer to help raise awareness about ovarian cancer in their community. Watch the video below! For more information and to sign up to volunteer, visit www.TellEveryAmazingLady.org or email [email protected].

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