A'18 Community Service Day Sessions

A'18 Community Service Day Sessions

Shelter in Brooklyn

Date/Time: 06/23/2018 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
The Center Against Domestic Violence has been supporting survivors of domestic abuse since 1977, transforming the lives of women and children and raising awareness in our communities. The center offers education and prevention programs and promotes the well-being and economic independence of the residents. The objectives of the center are threefold; to promote the economic independence of domestic violence victims; to educate young people to recognize, prevent, and escape abusive relationships; and, to provide support services to clients on their journey from victim to survivor. More...
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Upper West Side Church

Date/Time: 06/23/2018 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
The historic Church of Saint Paul’s and Saint Andrew is a United Methodist church known for being socially moderate and accepting of people of all races, ages, and sexual orientations. The mission of the church is to be a catalyst for social justice and to raise up future generations by fostering the development of young leaders and communities. More...
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East Harlem School

Date/Time: 06/23/2018 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Edible Schoolyard NYC is a program focused on creating food-based education curriculum for PreK through High School. The organization partners with public schools to transform the hearts, minds, and eating habits of young New Yorkers through garden and kitchen classes integrated into the school day. Edible Schoolyard NYC’s vision is that all children are educated and empowered to make healthy food choices for themselves, their communities, and their environment, actively achieving a just and sustainable food system for all. More...
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Washington Heights Mobile Market

Date/Time: 06/23/2018 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Many people in New York City struggle to put meals on their tables. Either their local stores don’t stock very much healthy food, or when they do, it’s too expensive. City Harvest works with community partners in low income neighborhoods to improve access to healthy, affordable food. They do this primarily through food rescue and distribution, collecting millions of pounds of excess food each year and delivering it free of charge to mobile markets, soup kitchens, food pantries, and other community food programs across the five boroughs. By redirecting nutritious food to neighbors in need, City Harvest supports local communities and reduces the environmental impact of food that would otherwise go to waste. More...
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Chelsea Youth Special Event Space

Date/Time: 06/23/2018 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
The mission of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation - New York is to empower youth living in low-income communities by providing a program of academic, social, and emotional support from childhood through career, while guaranteeing tuition assistance for higher education. Program members, or “Dreamers”, are engaged in “I Have A Dream” programming for an average of over 10 years from elementary school through high school graduation. As members of the program, Dreamers receive year-round academic and social support from elementary school through high school. More...
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Shelter in Queens

Date/Time: 06/23/2018 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
CAMBA is a non-profit organization that offers supportive housing and comprehensive educational programing to individuals and families suffering from economic and social hurdles. They serve more than 45,000 individuals and families each year and operate more than 80 locations around New York City. The Queens location provides comprehensive social services designed to prepare and return families to independent living. More...