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.
West Indian American Day Carnival Association
Our organization provides numerous Caribbean Art Workshops ranging from Stilt Walking to Steel Pan and more! We provide a safe place for students to come learn and grow. We also have opportunities for volunteering hours whether it be for helping the community or working on our Labor Day Parade.
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
Flatbush Community Theater / Flatbush Theater Project
Flatbush Theater Project is a course of improvisational theater technique, play writing and play devising for youth who come from different schools. Students connect and create with one another. The program is held at Flatbush Community Theater, a fully functional blackbox theater on the corner of Church Avenue and Stratford Road.
NYC Smoke-Free, a program of Public Health Solutions (PHS), works to protect the health of New Yorkers through tobacco control policy, advocacy and education. We run a youth-led, adult-supported program called Reality Check, which aims to expose the manipulative and deceptive marketing tactics of the tobacco industry and produce change in communities through education, advocacy, outreach, political education, and media campaigns.
Making the Impossible Possible, Inc.
Youth can take advantage of the following programs and opportunities: Healthy Eating Alternative Series; Financial/Trading (Stocks/Options/Cryptos) Workshop; Etiquette/Modeling/Sewing Workshops; S.T.E.W. (Summer Talent Ed Workshop); Academic Support/Tutoring and Scholarships for High School Seniors. We also offer ESL for immigrant students and families
Diaspora Community Services
We have the several programs for youth in Brooklyn. We have the STAR program which discusses HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention. STAR also have peer educators where youth can come and gain knowledge and become leaders of tomorrow. We have the SRAE program where we discuss career readiness with adolescents. This include having how to write a resume, financial literacy, discovering what they want to be etc.
All Star Code
All Star Code creates economic opportunity for young men of color by developing an entrepreneurial mindset and supplying them with the tools they need to succeed in the innovation economy. Our flagship 6-week Summer Intensive coding bootcamp delivers the equivalent of one year’s worth of collegiate level computer science education. All students leave with a Minimally Viable Product (MVP), tech industry speak for a business idea/app that the students can use to launch a startup.
Repair The World
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.