CB11 Community Events Calendar
Submitted by george on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 4:17pm.
Major Capital Improvements (MCI's): What Are They and What Can You Do About Them. The Harlem Community Law Office of the Legal Aid Society will host a free workshop focused on MCI's in rent regulated apartments. Attendees will learn what qualifies for an MCI increase and how landlords can get one, they will also learn how MCI's affect rents and how they can be challenged. This free workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Harlem Community Law Office, 230 East 106th Street. To reserve a seat please contact Javier Chuck at 212-426-3001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Metropolitan Hospital Center Community Advisory Board 2014 Legislative Breakfast: A Better Future is a Healthier Community will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Metropolitan Hospital Center, which is located at 1901 First Avenue. To RSVP please call 212-423-7074 or click here.
Pixels Don't Define Me: A National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at SMART, 307 East 116th Street. This event is for young women ages 14 to 22 to learn how the media distorts who they are as young women and find out different ways that they can fight back to make thier voices heard. There will be food and raffle prizes.
NYS Assembly Member Robert J. Rodriguez invites all to attend his 2014 Town Hall Meeting on the Impact of the State Budget in the 68th District on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The twon hall will be hedl at the SCAN La Isla Del Barrio Beacon, which is located at 410 East 100th Street at First Avenue. This discussion will touch on topics impacted by the budget including: social sevices, healthcare, housing, education and employment. Constiuent servces will be available on-site. Lunch will be served. To RSVP please email email@example.com or call Mr. Fernandez at 212-828-3953.
Participatory Budgeting Project Expo. Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s office, in conjunction with Community Voices Heard and community groups will be hosting a Participatory Budgeting Project Expo in East Harlem on Monday, March 17, 2014 @ 6:30pm at the Children’s Aid Society East Center, 130 East 101st Street. In a “science fair” format, budget delegates will present their project proposals to the community and get feedback. The Expos aim to educate the community about Participatory Budgeting and community priorities, and energize residents in advance of the vote which will follow in the first week of April. Come see what projects will appear on the ballot this April!! Refreshments will be provided. For more information please contact Andrew King at 212-828-9800 or Carmen Piñero at 212-860-6001.
2014 Legal Bound High School Summer Internship Program. The New York County District Attorney’s Office invites high school students entering their junior and senior year to apply for the 2014 Legal Bound High School Summer Internship Program, an intensive six-week program for high school students who live in Manhattan and have a strong interest in learning about the law. To apply, students must reside in Manhattan, be a rising junior or senior in high school and commit to attend the entirety of the program from July 7, 2014 through August 15, 2014, Mondays - Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Applicants must postmark the following application materials by Friday, April 18, 2014: a current resume, an essay no longer that two pages explaining their interest in the law, a letter of recommendation from their current school, and a second letter of recommendation from a teacher, mentor or other individual that the applicant has worked with. Application materials may be submitted via mail to: New York County District Attorney’s Office, Community Affairs Unit, Attention: Ms. Carol Ragsdale, One Hogan Place, Room 843, New York, New York 10013 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews are scheduled Monday through Thursday during after-school hours in April and May. The interviews will take place at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, located at 1 Hogan Place, York, New York 10013 or the Northern Manhattan Office, located in the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, Room 733 New York, New York 10027. The application process is competitive. Not everyone who applies will be selected to participate.
The Urban Justice Center's Safety Net Project will hold Free NYCHA Legal Clinics on the 2nd Tuesday of each month offering advice on sucession rights, grievance proceedings, obtaining repairs, annual recertification, and the rights of NYCHA residents. These monthly clinics will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the district office of City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, which is located at 105 East 116th Street.
The Urban Justice Center Homelessness Outreach & Prevention Project holds FREE legal clinics offering help with public assistance problems, food stamps problems, emergency rent arrears, and fair hearings & appeals. The clinics are held in East Harlem on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Yorkville Common Pantry, 8 East 109th Street (btwn 5th & Madison Ave.). Clinics are first come/first served, and sign-in sheets fill up quickly, so attends are asked to arrive early. For more information please call 646-602-5600.
The Harlem YMCA Literacy Zone is looking to serve more community members in Harlem with ESOL, Literacy, and Computer classes. Their P.S. 30 site at: 144-176 128th Street currently offers evening computer and ESOL classes. For more information on courses offered by the Harlem YMCA please visit www.ymcanyc.org
El Museo del Barrio welcomes all visitors to enjoy their wide-ranging collections and exhibitions; film, literary, visual and performing arts series; cultural celebrations and educational programs. El Museo is located at 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street. Please visit www.elmuseo.org to view a calendar of the events, exhibitions and programs offered at El Museo.
Saturday Night Lights. The NY District Attorney's office and Police Athletic League (PAL) provide free weekend professional sports training and weekday academic support for kids ages 11-14 (first sessions) and 15-18 (second sessions) at the Johnson Houses Community Center,1829-39 Lexington Avenue (between 112th & 115th Streets). Drill & Play Basketball is held each Friday from 5:00-7:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm. For information please call 212-678-0647.
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