Community meals program in summer 2022

Free "grab & go" meals during summer started on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. See the feeding locations on the DOE website at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/food/summer-meals. Free breakfast and lunch will be available from Tuesday, June 28, 2022 to Friday, September 2, 2022 to people 18 and under at select schools, pools, city…

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Jewish American Heritage Month Resources

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. The National Register of Historic Places is pleased to promote awareness of and appreciation for the historical accomplishments of Jewish Americans. We showcase historic properties listed in the National Register and National Park units commemorating the events and people that help illustrate Jewish Americans'…

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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resources

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. We tribute to the generations of AAPI members who have enriched America's history. This is a list of resources for introducing the AAPI heritages to children. Resources: Lessons Plans, Curriculum, and More New York Public Library: Asian American & Pacific Islander…

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Lunar New Year 2022 Events and Resources

Did you know that Lunar New Year is celebrated by over 1.5 billion people? While traditions, celebrations, and dates may vary, it is celebrated in many countries across the globe like China, Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Thailand, Tibet, the Philippines and more. While some events have already occurred in January,…

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NYC Dept of Ed: Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS) Survey 2021

Community Food Advocates (https://www.communityfoodadvocatesnyc.org), a non-profit organization for equity-centered, high-impact public policy to provide affordable, culturally appropriate foods, shared information about the survey conducted by the New York City Department of Education, Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS). The survey will inform the OFNS strategic planning plan that determine…

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Vaccine incentive scholarships for SUNY/CUNY (11/21/2021 – 12/19/2021)

'Vaccinate, Educate, Graduate' is a vaccine incentive scholarship by New York State to increase awareness of the availability and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and to provide incentives to New Yorkers 5-11 years of age to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Parents or legal guardians of any New Yorker who is 5…

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Update on Private Bus for 2021-2022

Information about the private bus for 2021-2022 has been added to the website. Parent-organized private transportation options are available for students not well served by OPT buses. Parent volunteers work with families and bus/van operators in areas where there are enough interested riders to establish routes. See https://q300pta.org/resources/bus-info/#privateBus for current…

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“The Mental Health Needs of Asian Children” by the Asian American Federation (10/8/2021)

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The Asian American Federation, along with several Asian American community-based organizations in NYC, is hosting a webinar on the topic of the mental health impact of anti-Asian hate and COVID-related stress on Asian children and their families. The event takes place at 3:00pm on Friday, October 8, 2021. For more…

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