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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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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.

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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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NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board

The CCRB does a series of office tours where the youth can explore different departments and careers at agency. This is a great opportunity for young people to be exposed to different career paths, while being civically engaged. We also have a Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a working committee made up of young leaders who are committed to criminal justice issues and improving police-community relations. Members advise CCRB staff about its efforts to engage young New Yorkers, serve as ambassadors to their communities about the agency, and join team-building activities.

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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.

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NYC Smoke-Free

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.

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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

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