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Summer during COVID-19: Resources and Tips to Keep K-3 Children Learning and Active

June 25, 2020, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tonight at 6pm, join our Virtual Town Hall on summer resources and tips to keep your children learning and active during the summer of COVID-19.
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During this virtual event on Facebook Live, families will hear about:
  • Free local activities and community based organization resources in Queens for families and K-3 students
  • Tips for managing risk and staying safe while participating in outdoor activities
  • Why the Census is very important to complete as part of your summer plans.


The featured speakers include:
  • Nicole Beinhorn, Queens North Instructional Lead, NYC Department of Education
  • Eleni Gerasimou, Art Teacher, Steinway Elementary School, P.S. 84Q
  • Gillian Miller, Coordinator of Early Learning, Queens Library
  • Ebony Young, Former Executive Director, LIC YMCA
  • With the special participation of State Senator Jessica Ramos, New York State Senate District 13


Watch the Town Hall and ask questions on the NYC Kids RISE Facebook Page. You can also follow the event on our Youtube Channel.



Share Your Ideas!
Our community is our best resource. Share your own ideas about safe and educational activities other families can consider for the summer. Reply to this email or complete this short form.


La conversación se llevará a cabo en inglés, con interpretación disponible en español
Para escuchar en español durante del evento, puede llamar al (929) 205-6099 y marcar el código 839 2881 9618 #.
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June 25, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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About this calendar
  • – This calendar does not include training or professional development workshops for school staff or community stakeholders.
  • – Workshops are added to the calendar as they become available.
  • – Workshops allow participants to ask questions directly to presenters and be referred to NYC Kids RISE staff members for individual support.
  • – For support with finding the right event for you, contact us via email or phone.
  • – Recorded versions of past workshops are available on our YouTube channel.
Which workshop should you attend?

Save for College Information Session

This information session introduces parents and guardians to the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program, including who is eligible to participate, how the Program works, and how parents or guardians can take foundational steps (Building Blocks) to earn rewards for their child’s college and career training.

Activate and View Your Child’s NYC Scholarship Account

Is your family ready to take the first foundational step in the Save for College Program? At this workshop, parents and guardians will learn how to activate and view their child’s NYC Scholarship Account (Building Block 1). Families will also learn about the other foundational steps of the Program (Building Block 2 and 3).

Choose the Right College and Career Savings Account

How can parents and guardians build on the money invested in their child’s NYC Scholarship Account? Join this workshop to learn about the college and career saving account options available for your child through the Save for College Program. Opening and connecting a savings account to your child’s NYC Scholarship Account is the second foundational step in the Program (Building Block 2).

Meet the College and Career Savings Experts

Are you looking for more information on how to save for your child’s college and career training? This interactive panel discussion will explain the college and career savings account options available through the Save for College Program. A financial counselor will provide tips and answer questions about how families can save.

My Kid is Going to College

How can parents and guardians plan ahead for their child’s college and career journey? This interactive workshop will introduce families to different types of college and career training, the cost of higher education, and available resources. Participants will learn how the Save for College Program fits into their child’s educational future and will be encouraged to share their own stories and experiences in order to learn from one another.

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