Lifelong Learning and 1890 Universities Foundation partner to help at risk high school students realize their dreams of higher education today.
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced that Internship Programs will Run through Mid-Winter and Spring Cycles for juniors and seniors living in Brooklyn, NY. The program provides
an Unique Learning Experience in Public Service and Law.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announces a $126.4 million budget that creates the highest number of jobs for NYC youth in the program's 54-year history today. The 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program will launch a new summer initiative to provide New Yorker City residents with jobs and social growth.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State University of New York is now accepting applications for the Carey Gabay Scholarship Program. This scholarship is in honor of Carey Gabay, an attorney and public servant, who was tragically killed as an innocent victim of gun violence in 2015. The program is aimed at providing Full Scholarships to SUNY Colleges For Disadvantage students
Mayor Baraka and Newark Education Success Board (NESB) announces "Pathway to Local Control" recommendations and timelines for the return of local school control today. The Mayor calls this press release report "a giant step toward Newarkers regaining control of their schools" in the City of Newark.
The New York Association of Black Journalist (NYABJ) will be hosting their annual "First Take" training program this year at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on W. 40th Street in Manhattan. FIRST TAKE is an eight week-Saturday Journalism program/workshop offered to tri-state high school students from September 24 until November 19, 2016. For the first time since the program launch, FIRST TAKE will be accepting students into the CUNY J-School.
Malia Obama, the oldest daughter of President Barack Obama, announced her statement to her parents about her decision to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017. Harvard University located in Boston, Massachusetts, with an enrollment of over 20,000-degree candidates and 360,000 alumni's around the world will have a new face and voice on their historical campus.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced that an increase to property taxes was an irresponsible decision by the State of New Jersey. The benefit to taxpayers to carefully budget their city government under the "hearing of the citizens" ordinance has lead city government into an irresponsible state of operation for Newark Public Schools.
Governor Cuomo announced today that the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Incentive Program applications are now available for high school students entering college in Fall 2016. This program will provide a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship to students in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class. STEM field work is needed in the State of New York, and the STEM jobs are for five years after graduation.
Carey Gabay, a lawyer, was part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration at the Empire State Development Corporation. During a cultural celebration in Brooklyn, on September 7, 2015, Carey was shot in the head after seeking cover from two rival gangs in a shootout. Carey died nine days later after being taken off of a respirator. As a result, of Carey's death, a fundraising page was created to raise funds for SUNY colleges, disadvantaged students.
Traditional politics and interest groups have reinvented same-sex marriages to drive interventions on barring Religious methods of Baptism for Mormon kids. The mainstream Left-Right debate sheds light on why Religious methods and social policies must drive a green light ideology today's debate. In a report by NPR, a new policy will now bar same-sex couples and the children.
President Barack Obama will travel to the City of Newark to discuss his commitment to criminal justice reform, on Monday, November 2, 2015. The President will be joined by Senator Corey Booker and Mayor Ras J. Baraka. The President's schedule is to address criminal justice reform in the area of the re-entry process of formerly-incarcerated individuals that work to put their lives back on track.
Mayor Ras Baraka announced partnership with the American Red Cross to begin a series of home fire preparedness inspections for approximately 1,400 homes across the City of Newark tomorrow between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, Saturday, October 18, 2015. Volunteers will canvass the streets of Newark after a welcome rally at Brick Avon Academy, 219 Avon Avenue at 8:30 a.m.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced the launching of a four-week "Fight2BFit" health and wellness competition on Thursday, October 8, at 4:30 p.m. for children ages 8 to 11. The event will take place at the Sharpe James/Kenneth A. Gibson Recreation Center, 226 Rome Street, Newark, NJ with the Former WNBA Liberty legend and Hall of Fame Inductee Sue Wicks.
Mayor Ras Baraka to join with Montclair State University today to announce $1 Million Scholarship Award from New Jersey Businessman Robert Carr at 1:30pm, at the Feliciano School of Business. Robert Carr's Give Something Back Foundation will assist in the a debt-free college education for 50 New Jersey students under a Comprehensive program that brings scholarships to 150 in the State.
Governor Cuomo launches a statewide initiative to recruit Veterans. The statewide initiative is aimed at assisting New Americans learn English to become U.S. citizens.
The total number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teachers in New York reaches 625 Statewide. Governor Cuomo announced that there will be 80 more New York State Master Teachers selected to join the 552 Master Teachers announced in 2013.
The Excelsior Conservation Corps is in collaboration with Governor Andrew Cuomo and a new program has been launched called the Excelsior Conservation Corps Environmental Stewardship Program. The Excelsior Conservation Corps slated a start on January 18, 2015, for 18 to 25 year olds. The program addresses employment training and college scholarships for participants.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $500,000 dollars in state grants will be awarded to colleges to increase the access for the 2016 high school graduates. The grant is called the New York State College Action grant and it will award up to $5,000 to eligible high schools and community organizations that promote activities aimed at empowering New York seniors who apply to college.
The Governor has announced that a crackdown is underway for underage drinking and fake identification document uses at summer concerts, hotspots, and events during the Labor Day Weekend. There will be an unannounced enforcement at concert venues and public gatherings where young adults hang out.
It has been over 500 years since Christopher Columbus discovered America and under 500 years since the Emancipation of Slaves. Is there a deep-rooted misunderstanding of the word "prejudice" and how it is perceived when African Americans share their experience of Africans? A UX Film Festival presented a documentary "Bound" as a in depth look of the African vs. the African American view.