Weather Update for Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

DYCD Programs and Afterschool will be open on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

New York City Schools will be open on Wednesday; however, all field trips will be cancelled.

Regents exams will be administered as scheduled. Tuesday Regents exams will be administered on Thursday, January 29.

 


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SONYC Programs: Youth in Homeless Family Shelters and District 79 Schools Concept Paper
In accordance with section 3-16(j) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) will be issuing a Concept Paper for the SONYC Programs: Youth in Homeless Family Shelters and District 79 Schools.   Following release of this concept paper, DYCD will issue a request for proposal (RFP), through the HHS Accelerator system to qualified organizations for pilot SONYC programs in settings where comprehensive afterschool services have not, typically, been available. Targeted students fall into two main categories: (1) those living in selected Department of Homeless Services (DHS) family shelters; and (2) justice-involved youth and at-risk youth receiving alternative education services under the auspices of the Department of Education’s District 79 (D79).
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DYCD is pleased to present the 2014 Annual Report
2014 was a tremendous year of growth for DYCD, including the launch of the School’s Out New York City (SONYC) afterschool program that nearly doubled the number of free afterschool seats for grades 6-8. In the 2014-15 school year, more than 78,000 middle schoolers will have access to high quality learning opportunities, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and other programming that are pathways to success for our young people.

We invite you to read further to learn more about DYCD and our efforts to fulfill the Mayor's vision of a thriving and more equitable New York City
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SONYC Awards at Non-Public Schools and Community Centers
DYCD is pleased announce the following SONYC awards at Non-Public Schools and Community Centers.
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DYCD is proud to release the following three Request for Proposals:  
 SONYC: Additional Public School Sites
 COMPASS School-Based Elementary Programs
 COMPASS Center Based or Non-Public Schools Elementary Programs

The above  RFPs have been released through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations.

SONYC: In this RFP, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is seeking qualified nonprofit organizations to provide SONYC programs for students in grades 6 to 8 at the public school sites that currently lack comprehensive afterschool services.  The only eligible sites are those listed in Attachment C to the RFP: List of Eligible School Sites.

COMPASS: Through these RFPs, the City is seeking qualified non-profit organizations to operate school-based and or center-based COMPASS elementary programs for students in grades K -5.  Attached to these RFPs is a list of only the eligible school sites and community districts.

It is anticipated that the term of the contracts awarded from these RFPs will be from July 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018 with an option to renew for two additional years.
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Mayor`s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) Request for Proposals Release
DYCD is proud to release the Mayor`s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) Request for Proposals(RFP) through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations.

In this RFP, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) in collaboration with the Young Men’s Initiative (YMI) is seeking an appropriately qualified organization to deliver the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) program to high school aged youth. The MYLC offers a small group of 20 high school students the opportunity to formulate a change agenda for The City of New York in a policy area of their choice and to present their recommendations to the Mayor.

Due date for responses to this RFP is February 17, 2015.
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Immigrant Services ESOL/Civics Request for Proposals Release
DYCD is proud to release the Immigrant Services ESOL/Civics Request for Proposals(RFP) through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations.

In this RFP, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is seeking appropriately qualified not-for-profit organizations to provide English as a Second Language instruction in the context of civics to New York City’s adult immigrant population.
Due date for responses to this RFP is February 3, 2015.
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DYCD Scholars Applications Available
Applications are now available for youth professionals who are pursuing higher education goals at CUNY. The NYC Department of Youth and Community Development and City University of New York (CUNY) developed a partnership to offer youth workers a stipend to pursue higher education at a CUNY program. Applicants must be employed in the youth field for at least one year and be enrolled at CUNY in a credit-bearing program and be within 45 credits of graduating from their program. DYCD Scholars participate in additional Professional Development and networking opportunities.
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Middle School Afterschool RFP Awardees    
DYCD is pleased to release the list of providers selected to oversee the expansion and enhancement of afterschool programs beginning in September.
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FY 2015 Discretionary Contracts    
DYCD and other City agencies administer Discretionary contract funds. Discretionary funds are funds that non-profit, community-based social service providers use to meet the needs of local communities. The funds are allocated by the Members of the New York City Council.
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Opportunity Starts Now!
Apply for high-quality, full-day pre-k at Community-Based Early Childhood Centers by June 26. Use the new online search tool to find pre-k near you.
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)    
Under the federal DACA initiative, certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and would then be eligible for work authorization.
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FY 2015 Budget Forms Are Availablel
The FY 2015 forms are now available online. CBO providers must ensure that all budgets and budget modifications submitted by their agency are in compliance with New York City and DYCD rules and regulations. 
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NYC Girls Project
NYC New York City becomes the first major city in the nation to launch a girls' body image and self-esteem campaign.
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Is youth organization making a trip? The Youth Group Subway Transportation Program can help.
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Volunteer
Interested in volunteering? The Mayor's Volunteer Center can find you the right cause.
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Get Your ID
Having an ID is one of the keys to success.  Learn how to apply for a  birth certificate, Social Security card, and non-driver State ID.
NYC Careers
Visit the City of New York's official government jobs site, NYC Careers, to obtain general career information and to apply to jobs and civil service exams.
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Visit CityStore for NYC Merchandise
Visit CityStore, the official store of the City of New York, to buy official NYC merchandise. You can find NYPD, FDNY, DSNY, Parks, TLC merchandise, and more!
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CAU_icon Learn about your Community Board
The Community Affairs Unit provides information on all New York City Community Boards.
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ACCESS NYC - Benefit Information
Screen your family for over 30 City, State and Federal health and human service benefit programs. In addition to screening, you can learn about the programs, how to apply, where to go, and even print filled in applications.
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Locate City Services using NYCityMap
Use NYCityMap to find information on neighborhood information and City life.
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Register to Vote!
Register to vote in the next election.
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