Open Meetings Law Update Extended to 01/20/2023

Open Meetings Law Update Extended to 01/20/2023

Dear Council Members, As a further update to our October 24, 2022, message regarding CCEC meetings, the local state of emergency declared by the Mayor to address the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended through January 20, 2023.   Accordingly, CCECs may continue to hold their meetings remotely through that date if they determine that the COVID-19 …

Find out who got offers last year for kindergarten.

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families,  Did you know you can see which priority groups received offers to a particular kindergarten program in the kindergarten MySchools directory?   To see this information:   This information can be useful for understanding what the admissions priorities for a particular program are, what your priority to a program is, and the chances of that …

Spotlight on 3-K Programs: District Schools

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families,  If your child was born in 2020, they can attend 3-K in fall 2023! Before the application opens in late January, we encourage you to learn about the four different program settings that offer 3-K. Today, we will spotlight District Schools.    District Schools are NYC DOE public elementary schools.  New York …

HSMFA-Celebrate the Holidays with Three Key Actions

Celebrate the Holidays with Three Key Actions to Support Healthy School Meals for All 1. Share Op-Ed from Rachael Ray on Social Media.Rachael Ray – Food Network star, author, cook and syndicated talk-show host – penned an op-ed calling for New York to fund free school meals for all. Help amplify Rachael Ray’s support for Healthy …

Spotlight on Pre-K Programs: District Schools

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families,  If your child was born in 2019, they can attend pre-K in fall 2023! Before the application opens in late January, we encourage you to learn about the three different program settings that offer pre-K. Today, we will be spotlighting District Schools.    District Schools are NYC DOE public elementary schools.  New …

CM Rita Joseph Community Update – December 19, 2022

Community Update: December 19thDear Friend, I pride myself in being open and transparent with you all, my constituents, and last week, I wasn’t able to put it in the usual 12-hour days I work on your behalf because I was ill. Fortunately, Brooklyn is home to some of the best doctors and nurses in the world, and I am …

CM Rita Joesph Community Update – December 13, 2022

Community Update: November 13thDear Friend, I hope you’ve been well. As I write to you, I’m reminded of what a privilege it is to be an American citizen. Alongside CUNY Citizenship Now! and Council Member Shahana Hanif, my office hosted a successful “Become a Citizen” event in which we were able to connect nearly 100 of our neighbors with legal …

Spotlight on 3-K Programs: New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs)

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, If your child was born in 2020, they can attend 3-K in fall 2023! Before the 3-K application opens in late January, we encourage you to learn about the four different program settings that offer 3-K. Today, we’ll spotlight New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs).    NYCEECs are community-based organizations selected through …