6th Annual Youth Conference

The 6th Annual Youth Conference is right around the corner this coming Wednesday, April 24th from 4-7 PM at the Brooklyn College Student Center! (map link) Nearly 50 organizations will be offering young people (ages 12-20) opportunities for summer jobs, internships and volunteering, plus interviews for permanent employment, along with information about college admissions, social services and much more! Below you will find a list of the workshops and all the participating organizations. More information is available on their website at www.cb14brooklyn.com/youth/youth-conference.


2013 Workshop Schedule:

4:35 – What You Can Do To End Street Harassment
Presented by Hollaback! NYC
4:55 – Summer Youth Employment Program Overview
Presented by DYCD
5:15 – Healthy Relationships: Preventing Teen Dating Violence
Presented by Kings County DA
5:35 – Career Advancement Training
Presented by St. Nick’s Alliance for Workforce Development
5:55 – Attire for Achievement
Presented by DYCD
6:15 – Picture Your Future: Teens Talk About Pregnancy
Presented by No Kidding: Straight Talk from Teen Parents

W.A.T.C.H. Students Visit Brooklyn College!

Students from Ms. Wilkes’ Health Careers class visited BCAL (Brooklyn College Art Lab) and participated in a workshop lead by BC Pre-Med students. The 11th and 9th graders had the opportunity to learn all about Pre-Med life, degree requirements, internship opportunities, and to get some FAQ’s answered. We also had a great time touring the […]

Brooklyn Fit hosted by The Flatbush YMCA

It was a banner day for BCCP as IS 291 and MS 246 took part in the Brooklyn Fit program hosted by The Flatbush YMCA and sponsored by Vince Ferguson, BodySculpt and The Brooklyn Nets. Reserve point guard CJ Watson was on hand to sign programs and practice kickboxing moves with our students. Shout out to Sheena Minott for organizing the event! Now get out there and exercise and stay healthy.

Pic 1: Sheena Minott and student // Pic 2: Brooklyn Fit // Pic 3: CJ Watson with MS students