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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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Protecting The East (United Community Centers)

Protecting the East is a youth led organization that educates the community about safer sex, HIV, STI, and Mpox prevention, and building healthy relationships. We provide free pregnancy tests, free Plan Bs, condoms, hygiene kits, and resources for the community. PTE hosts a lot of community events where people are able to receive free materials and resources. We also offer a 7 month internship for youth ages 14-20, who are interested in promoting the importance of sexual health and healthy relationships. Applications for the 2023 Cohort is closed but we do have an Interest Form for youth who are interested in applying for our 2024 school year.

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The New York City College of Technology (City Tech)

The Mission of the City Tech is to provide New York with the skilled workforce. City Tech’s degree programs prepare students for the high-tech workforce needs of tomorrow. There are three schools in the City Tech with varying majors: School of Tech & Design
1. The School of Technology and Design covers a broad area, from the engineering technologies to computer systems, from architecture to advertising design and graphic arts, from construction-related areas to the study of new media.
Programs: Architectural Technology, Communication Design, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems, Construction Technology, Data Science, Electrical Engineering Technology, Emerging Media Technology, Entertainment Technology, Facilities Management, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Information Systems, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Environmental Control Technology, Industrial Design Technology,

2. School of Professional Studies
The School of Professional Studies does just what its name implies – It prepares students for professional careers. The eleven departments housed in the school provide instruction at the associate and baccalaureate levels, leading to degrees in the areas of healthcare, business, hospitality, paralegal studies, human services and career and technology teacher education.
Programs: Business & Technology of Fashion, Career and Technical Teacher Education, Health Service Administration, Hospitality Management, Human Services, Legal Assistant Studies, Nursing, Radiology, Dental Hygiene, Technology Teacher Education, Accounting, Dental Laboratory Technology, Health Science, Ophthalmic Dispensing,

3. Schools of Art & Science
The School of Arts and Sciences plays two important roles. It is home to a number of majors: transfer degrees in Liberal Arts and Liberal Arts and Science, associate degrees in computer science and chemical technology, and the baccalaureate degree in applied mathematics.
Programs: Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Computational Physics, Biomedical Informatics, Data Analytics in Economics, Health Communication, Mathematics Education, Professional and Technical Writing, Chemical Technology, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Arts, Liberal Arts & Science

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Zahn Innovation Center

Bossgirls is a summer entrepreneurship program from the Zahn Innovation Center at The City College of New York (CCNY) for high school (current 9th-12th graders) girls and nonbinary students. The program is fully sponsored by Standard Chartered, as part of its Futuremakers Initiative.

Bossgirls 2023 is expected to be in-person at The City College of New York (160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031) as long as public health measures continue to allow.

The schedule is as follows (subject to change):

5 week program
Mondays-Thursdays 10:30am-1:30pm (except for the first week, 10:30am-3:00pm), (There may be some additional afternoon sessions.)
First day: Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Last day: Thursday, August 3, 2023

In order to be considered for this program, you’ll need to fill out this application. We will review your application and accept students on a rolling basis. The final application deadline is Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 11:59PM ET, but it’s best to apply early! If you have any questions about the application process, you can email [email protected] .

Program Overview:

If you’ve ever thought about running your own business, inventing something new, or being part of a movement to create change in the world, Bossgirls is for you! You’ll join a community of other bossgirls like yourself to discover entrepreneurship. You and a team of other bossgirls will focus on a problem, come up with an innovative solution for it, research the market, compare competitors, learn how to price your product & prototype it, and create a brand around your idea. At the end of the program, you’ll pitch your idea to an audience–think Shark Tank without the sharks. All the while, you’ll get to meet entrepreneurs & get advice from expert mentors from Standard Chartered, our program sponsor.

And just so your parents know… our goal is to introduce entrepreneurship to you as not only a possible career path, but a mindset that advances any course of learning. Our curriculum puts the customer first, introducing you to a human-centered design approach to problem-solving. You’ll learn how to analyze a problem and find a business opportunity within it. Plus, having this on your resume or college application looks great!

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Any other questions?

Reach out to [email protected]

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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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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.

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