Youth Resource Guide

Youth Resource Guide

 

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The Youth Resource Guide includes summer activities, job opportunities and youth development programs. Together we can build a better community.  Please share with your friends and family.

 

651 Arts

651 ARTS has created high-quality and innovative educational programming that has direct impact on students, parents, and arts and non-arts educators. 651’s educational programming has been critical to supplementing diminishing arts curricula at numerous area schools. Additionally, we provide students with the rare opportunity to personally interact with artists from many different backgrounds.

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Achieving Leadership's Purpose

Founded in 1968, ALP takes a cohort of dynamic African-Diasporan high school juniors and seniors and puts them through a 12-24 month intensive civic leadership training model that forces them to critically analyze contemporary social and economic issues facing their community.  The model includes over 300 annual hours of training delivered though classroom lectures, book discussions, theme based retreats, and community engagement projects.

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Act Now Foundation

Since 2005, Act Now Foundation has produced and hosted a variety of film and theater events featuring works from the African and Latino diasporas. These events include the ANF Short Film Collective, the ActNow: New Voices in Black Cinema Festival and Screening Series, Monorail Monologue Slam, New Voices in Theater Readings & Festival, as well as various specials.

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American Theatre of Harlem

American Theatre of Harlem is dedicated to continuing the great tradition that Hal DeWindt (Founder) and so many others have passed down for the sake of joy, edutainment, and a fulfilling life experience. ATH is an actors gymnasium that produces theater from the microcosm of the world, the five boroughs of NYC.

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ATTAIN Lab-Farragut Community Center

Through the use of state-of-the-art technology, ATTAIN labs offer over 30 occupational, academic and self-development courses.

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The Audre Lorde Project 

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, they work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. 

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BAM Education Programs

BAM Education connects learning with creativity, engaging imagination by encouraging self-expression through in- and after-school programs for students and teachers; school-break workshops; and offerings for audiences of all ages

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BAM Summer Youth Programs

Registration starts April 2 for Friends of BAM and April 5 for the general public. Sessions fill up fast, so be sure to sign up early!

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Bedford Haitian Community Center, Inc.

Provides educational support and youth leadership programs, including leadership skills, academic enhancement, education and employment counseling, and youth social, cultural, and recreational activities. Also provides immigration and refugee assistance in the form of legal assistance, basic education in native language, and English for speakers of other language assistance.

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Bethany United Methodist Church

After school tutorial in homework (math, science, reading, social studies).

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Brooklyn Arts Council (BACA)

Provides numerous programs in the arts such as film and video festivals, dance, drama, sculpture ,and puppet shows. Helps artists and art organizations to apply for grants.

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Brooklyn Ballet

Brooklyn Ballet is a professional, not-for-profit dance company dedicated to artistic excellence, education and serving Brooklyn’s diverse communities. Our ballet school offers classes throughout the year for ages 3 through adult, with summer camps and intensives offered June - August.

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Brooklyn Children's Museum

A pioneer in education, Brooklyn Children’s Museum was the first museum created expressly for children when it was founded in 1899. Its success has sparked the creation of 300 children’s museums around the world. With award-winning, hands-on exhibits and innovative use of its collections, the Museum engages children from pre-school to high school in learning adventures. It is the only children’s museum in New York City, and one of few in the country, to be accredited by the American Association of Museums.

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Brooklyn Museum Family and Youth Programs

See art. Make art. Brooklyn Museum Youth and Family Programs create connections between works in our galleries and your life.

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Brooklyn Summit College Clinic

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Brooklyn Youth Music Project

An important component of the Brooklyn Youth Music Project is their summer camp experience. Students play in a string orchestra, sing in a choir and participate in chamber ensembles. 

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Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium

The Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) is an organization of venues and individuals committed to the development and preservation of Jazz and related art forms throughout the Borough of Brooklyn.

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College Access Center

Operating out of Brooklyn’s Boys and GirlsHigh School located at 1700 Fulton Street, Restoration’s CollegeAccessCenter is available to all public high school students interested in reaching their full academic potential. Offerings include college prep and one-on-one counseling, job readiness training and access to internships, and wrap around supports to youth and their families such as access to benefits and financial and legal counseling. 

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Creative Outlet Dance Theatre


The Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn is a professional dance company that merges rigorous classical and modern technique with African-American soul and spirit. Under the artistic direction of Jamel Gaines, the company has been hailed by reviewers in the United States and Europe for its “richness of dance tone” and “contagious vitality.

The company is comprised of unique performing artists whose talents include theatre, spoken word, live music, and visuals in the form of video and photographic art.

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Crown Heights Community Mediation Center

Provides a neutral place where youth and adults can air grievances, settle disputes and work together to achieve common goals.

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DREAMS YouthBuild & Young Adult Training Program

The DREAMS YouthBuild & Young Adult Training Program offers GED and Pre-GED classes to young adults ages 17 thru 24. We assist participants with obtaining their GED and full-time employment. In our program young adults learn sufficient skills to compete in today’s job market.

In addition to helping our students obtain their GED, they focus on Life Skills, and Job Readiness. Additional opportunities at DREAMS include our YouthBuild Program; which offers training in Construction and Building Maintenance.

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Educators for Children, Youth and Families

Provides educational support and youth leadership programs, individual and family counseling, leadership skills training, community service, and academic enhancement services. Also provides school mediation and cultural and diversity workshops and training.

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Evidence Dance Company

The mission of Evidence is to promote understanding of the human experience in the African Diaspora through dance and storytelling and to provide sensory connections to history and tradition through music, movement, and spoken word, leading deeper into issues of spirituality, community responsibility and liberation.


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Exalt Youth Programs

Exalt elevates expectations of personal success for youth ages 15-19 who’ve been involved in the criminal justice system. We inspire youth at a critical crossroads to believe in their worth, from the first steps in contemplation through the journey to create lasting behavioral change.

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Family and Community Support Services, Inc.

Provides fathers with educational parenting skills and social support networks; like dads helping dads mentoring. They provide fathers empowerment workshops so that fathers can be informed of their rights. Fathers gain access to greater resources. 

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Friends of Crown Heights 

Free internet literacy class for beginners 

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Game On Brooklyn

Game On is a newly incorporated non profit that combines athletics and academics, with community engagement to make for a strong community-oriented, mentoring program. 


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Haiti Cultural Exchange

Haiti Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit organization established to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. They seek to raise awareness of social issues and foster cultural understanding and appreciation through programs in the arts, education and public affairs.

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Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy

 IfetayoCulturalArtsAcademy is an arts and cultural organization dedicated to supporting the creative, educational and vocational development of youth and families of African descent. The organization strives to enhance their lives by providing programs in cultural awareness, performing and visual arts, as well as academic instruction, health and wellness, and professional skills development.

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Irondale

Through the power of the ensemble process, Irondale creates and presents alive, compelling theater, performance, and education programs that challenge traditional assumptions about art, and help us to better interpret contemporary culture. The IrondaleCenter – our theater, laboratory, and classroom – is a home for ensemble artists of all disciplines and cultures, and a resource for our community. 

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Kings Against Violence Initiative

Kings Against Violence Initiative (KAVI) is a hospital-based and school-based youth violence intervention, prevention and empowerment program in Brooklyn, New York.  We view violence as a disease much in the same fashion as diabetes, hypertension or heart disease.  We are not a social program but a disease intervention program that believes in youth empowerment as a way to improve lives of young people, in particular as it relates to violence.

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Mark Morris Dance Group

The Mark Morris Dance Group was formed in 1980 and gave its first concert that year in New York City. The company’s touring schedule steadily expanded to include cities both in the U.S. and in Europe, and in 1986 it made its first national television program for the PBS series Dance in America. 

In 1988, MMDG was invited to become the national dance company of Belgium, and spent three years in residence at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. The company returned to the United States in 1991 as one of the world’s leading dance companies, performing across the U.S. and at major international festivals.

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Mocada

The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) is committed to fostering learning through its educational programs, guided tours and workshops, art education awareness in neighboring schools, and emphasis on strengthening ties with the NYC Department of Education. The Education staff supervises art educators and interns, and works collaboratively to expand the Education component of all the programming areas at MoCADA by engaging other departments to achieve the overall goals and objectives of the organization.

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New York City Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to seven weeks in July and August.  SYEP also provides workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy and opportunities to continue education and social growth.

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New York Police Academy Summer Program

The Youth Police Academy is a six-week program (5 days per week) for youth between the ages of 10 and 16.  The Academy begins on July 8th 2013 and continues through August 16th, 2013 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.

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New York Writers Coalition 

For six Saturdays, beginning July 13, young writers ages 7 to 17 are invited to join NY Writers Coalition in beautiful Fort Greene Park to write in a supportive, creative environment. At the end of the summer each workshop participant will have the opportunity to share their work at NYWC's 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival, where they'll read alongside established writers.

 

Past readers include Amiri Baraka, Jennifer Egan, Jhumpa Lahiri, Rick Moody, Gloria Naylor, Sapphire, Sonia Sanchez, Colson Whitehead, and many others. These workshops are free and open to the public.

 

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Noel Pointer Foundation

Founded in 1995, NPF is a not-for-profit that dramatically enriches children’s lives by developing string music education programs for underserved communities throughout the New York metropolitan area. Nurturing their musical, cultural and academic experience,  NPF infuses children with a positive sense of who they are and a boundless sense of what they can become.  


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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Young Adult Internship Program

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow is offering a Young Adult Internship Program.  Young adults must be between the ages of 17 and 24 and reside in CrownHeights, Bedford Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Greenpoint, East New York and Williamsburg.  The program offers 14 weeks of  paid internship and job training.

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Out of School Youth Employment Training

The OSY Employment Training is designed to motivate, empower and prepare young adults who are not currently working and/or not attending school. 

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Purelements: An Evolution In Dance

Founded in 2006 by Kevin A. Joseph and Lakai Worrell, Purelements: An Evolution in Dance is an innovative nonprofit Arts Organization that uses the performing arts as an educational tool to stimulate good health, social consciousness and Professional Artistic Development.


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Quest Youth Organization 

Quest uses the performing arts to facilitate critical thinking, improve student academic performance and provide eclectic musical concerts in the community.

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SCO Young Adult Internship Program

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SONYA

In the belief that art and community nurture each other, our mission is to recognize, support, and celebrate the visual arts and artists within our community by bringing people together in an environment that encourages exploration, dialogue and enjoyment of the visual arts.

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The Brooklyn Music School 

The Brooklyn Music School is a 100+ year old community performing arts school located in the heart of the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural Arts District. We provide all types of private and group instruction in Music & Dance for students of all ages, levels, aspirations, and income levels. They have a fantastic theater and offering engaging and dynamic programming year round. 

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The 25th Annual Contemporary Art Education Student Exhibition


BRIC Arts is proud to present The 25th Annual BRIC Contemporary Art Education Exhibition of student artwork. Curated by Hawley Hussey, BRIC’s Director of Contemporary Art Education, the exhibition marks 25 years of presenting artwork created in a wide variety of media by students in grades pre-K through high school in public schools across Brooklyn as well as in Queens and the Bronx. This year’s exhibition will include artistic contributions by over 1,000 students from 14 partnering public schools.

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We Are All Brooklyn Fellowship Program

The We Are All Brooklyn (WAAB) Fellowship is seeking emerging leaders working for community, faith-based, government or  non-profit organizations serving Brooklyn, to join this exciting Brooklyn-based Fellowship!

The WAAB Fellowship is a 10 month leadership program dedicated to advancing the next generation of Brooklyn's diverse leaders and helping them become change agents to strengthen Brooklyn.

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