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February 10, 2022

The Text Best Thing: Engaging Students Through Text

Learn the art of engaging young people through text messaging. Drawing from four years worth of alumni texting data, this workshop from The Urban Assembly will teach participants the secret to crafting engaging texts, particularly how a few intentionally crafted characters, gifs, and emojis can build skills and promote advocacy in students. The session takes place February 24, 2022 from 3:00PM - 4:00PM. Registration is open.

January 28, 2022

World Olympics for All 2022

Tanenbaum is offering a five-part webinar series, World Olympics for All 2022, that will provide practical advice on using the Olympic Games to teach students academic content, social and emotional skills, and physical well-being. They will also address how to use their recently updated World Olympics curriculum to connect the Olympic Games to English Language Arts, Social Studies, and STEM subject areas. The first webinar episode takes place February 18, 2022 at 2:30 PM and will continue on a weekly basis. Registration is now open.

January 13, 2022

Peace Corps Information Session

The Peace Corps is offering an online Information Session for Public, Charter and Home School Stakeholders who want to share information with high school students about serving in the Peace Corps on January 31, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse oneself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Participants can learn about volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide them through the application process. Register to attend.

January 13, 2022

School and Community Programs Mental Health Skill-Building

The Child Mind Institute’s School and Community Programs Mental Health Skill-Building curriculum training program is designed to train school staff to teach students a set of evidence-based coping skills that prepare them to effectively regulate emotions, manage thoughts and behaviors, interact effectively with others, and engage in relaxation and mindfulness practices to navigate stressful situations. Trainings will take place on January 31, 2022 and February 8, 2022. Learn more and apply to attend.

November 23, 2021

Virtual ICC Annual Public Hearing

The Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) on Youth will hold its annual Public Hearing to inform the public of its activities during the past year and to receive testimony on the status of youth services on December 8, 2021 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM via Zoom. Register to provide oral testimony or submit written testimony by contacting the DYCD Office of Executive Communications & Intergovernmental Affairs at

November 11, 2021

Racial Justice Commission Public Info Session

The NYC Racial Justice Commission heard New Yorkers’ experiences of injustice and has identified six patterns of inequity that have a harmful impact on Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, or other Persons of Color (BIPOC). Between now and December 2021, the Commission is working to propose broad, bold, long-term structural changes to the NYC Charter that impact the underlying causes of racial inequity and begin to dismantle structural racism. Join a virtual Public Input Session on November 18, 2021 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, to speak directly to members of the NYC Racial Justice Commission on how they can reflect racial justice, equity, and fairness in the City’s laws. Registration is open.

October 14, 2021

Speaking of Sex: Core Knowledge for Professionals and Educators

Have you ever faced a sexuality-related situation at work and not been sure how to respond? Speaking of Sex is a training series from Planned Parenthood for staff serving youth within Queens Community District 3, which includes East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and North Corona. The training series will include twice-weekly 2.5-hour zoom sessions: Tuesdays and Thursday, October 19, 21, 26 and 28, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM. This training series will help participants communicate effectively with young people and their families about sexual and reproductive health. They will discuss sexuality and values, sexual development, gender identity and expression, and more. Participants will leave with tools to articulate the value of sex education, foster an engaging and supportive environment, and handle potentially sensitive topics. Learn more and register today.

October 14, 2021

Dream.US Scholarship Info Session

CUNY BMCC is hosting an info session for their Dream.US scholarship program on October 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM. In advance of the November launch of the scholarship, this presentation will give practitioners an overview of the application process and identify some of the pitfalls applicants and awardees face. This would be a great opportunity to field questions and concerns specific to students who are Dreamers, regarding entering CUNY or community colleges. In addition, this event will detail BMCC application support and go through checkpoints before a scholar steps into their first class. Registration is now open.

April 15, 2021

American Rescue Plan: How to Access Funds for Afterschool & Summer

Education funding provided by the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to offer young people the quality afterschool and summer programs that are so desperately needed. Afterschool Alliance's webinar on April 21, 2021, will provide an overview of the funding opportunity and provide tools that local communities can use to help ensure that they realize the potential of the American Rescue Plan funding to bring more afterschool and summer opportunities to life – and help all children re-engage, re-connect, and recover. Registration is open.

April 01, 2021

Students for Equitable Education (SEE) Summit

In partnership with nine school districts, Digital Promise is hosting the Students for Equitable Education (SEE) Summit, a free, national social justice summit envisioned and led by students across the country. The SEE Summit will radically cede power to young people; call on educators to face the racist, demoralizing structures, policies, and practices that exist in education; strengthen dialogue and collaboration between students and school staff; and spur a collective commitment to advance inclusive, anti-racist classrooms. The event will take place on April 24, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Registration is now open.