Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Celebrate Increase Of Summer Youth Employment Program

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (right), joined by Finance Chair Julissa Ferreras-Copeland and Council Members Elizabeth Crowley and Antonio Reynoso, alongside GRYC President Bob Monahan, visited the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (GRYC) at I.S. 77. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Bill Chong Kicks Off Summer Youth Employment Program With Record Jobs And Sites

Mayor Bill de Blasio and DYCD Commissioner Bill Chong today announced the start of the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program with a record 70,000 young New Yorkers employed at more than 11,000 worksites. SYEP, which runs through August 19, is the nation’s largest summer youth employment initiative. Continue Reading →

DYCD Opens Early Application Process For City’s Summer Youth Employment Program

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced that applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from Monday, February 6 through Friday, March 17, 2017 for youth from Harlem to Hollis.  Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Gardening D.I.Y. Workshops & Spring Events

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The Spring D.I.Y. workshop series is just around the corner – join the Citizens Committee For New York City for a free, hands-on, participatory workshop to pick up some new gardening skills. Continue Reading →