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Pathways to Medical School at Stony Brook University- 3/1/14

February 26, 2014 1 comment
Stony Brook Medical School Undergraduate Admissions in collaboration with the Student National Medical Association
Saturday, March 1, 2014
*Tour of Stony Brook Hospital and Health ScienceCenter
*Meet Panel of Medical Students
*Collegeand Medical School Admissions Presentation
*Trauma Simulations
*Clinical Presentations
*For More Information, contact Ruth D.Caraballo, MIM National Program Director at 1-347-815-0738
*Chaperones Provided


Must bring or write out permission slip and get it signed by your parent/guardian.

Free bus to meet at the corner of Bainbridge and East 210th Street  in the Bronx at 8:30am. Bus will return by5pm. For directions, please visit
*Bring or write out permission slip and ticket from eventbrite to board the bus!*
If you are driving, please contact Michelle Curtis-Bailey, Senior Admissions Advisor at (631)-632-1799.
Register at by Friday, February 28 at 12pm.  Space is limited!  

Attend the HBCU Online Career Fair, 2/24-2/28 from 9am to 4pm EST!

February 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Are you looking for a new Career!?

Join HBCUConnect everyday this week from February 24th to February 28th as they offer members of real-time access to over 40 organizations looking to hire African American talent! 

Career Town Network and HBCUCONNECT.COM along with promotional partners Reach Media and the Tom Joyner Morning Show to create the largest diversity virtual career fair event in the United States. The event targets 8 Million African American professionals and students and alumni from our nation’s 105 Historically Black Colleges & Universities. 

The National HBCU Virtual Career Fair Series provides job seekers with the latest in social networking communication and technological tools to connect, communicate in real-time and pre-screen employers from all over the United States making your job search as productive and time efficient as possible! 

Register Now and enter the event from 9am to 4pm, February 24th thru 28th! 

Healthcare Event 2/23 – Get Enrolled in Health Insurance

February 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Information Session & Enrollment Assistance for the

Affordable Care Act of 2010

If you do not have healthcare insurance, want to change your insurance plan, or you simply have questions about the Affordable Care Act, there will be an information session as well as the opportunity to enroll yourself in a healthcare plan on Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm in Kiernan Hall at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 6713 Ridge Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11220.

If you live in New York State, you can sign up for free or low-cost health insurance through NY State of Health. This health insurance marketplace allows you to choose the best and most affordable option for you and your family.

Direct Care Alliance (“DCA”) will provide information and enrollment assistance as you choose the health insurance program that’s right for you. DCA is a non-profit organization whose work is funded through a grant, so there is no cost to you for their assistance.

If you have questions about what information you and others in your family will need to enroll, please contact John Kemp at 917-589-5248 or

Sponsored by Brooklyn Congregations United (“BCU”) and Direct Care Alliance, Inc.(“DCA)

Click the Facebook Event for more details.

2Much Blood Drive, January 28th

January 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Team 2much is an organization centered to raise awareness about illnesses that affect people worldwide.

Each year, these individuals dedicate their efforts to campaign for a different cause centered around, though not limited to, assisting children and adolescents.  Team 2much accomplishes these goals through hosting fundraisers, auctions, selling merchandise and racing.  This year, Team 2Much has chosen to raise awareness about Leukemia.  They hope to exceed the last campaign and reach thousands of those who are in the fight against leukemia, with their new desire to maximize their audience and seek support through all avenues and new approaches.

Team2Much’s first endeavor for 2014…the 2MUCH Blood Drive.

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Support and make a difference.  Change starts with you.

RAW NYC is Looking for Artists (Visual/Photo/Makeup/Hair/Fashion/Accessory) for Its Upcoming Showcase!

January 20, 2014 Leave a comment

RAW: natural born artists is an independent arts organization, for artists, by artists.  RAW is an international community made up of creative individuals across the globe.  Its mission is to provide independent artists within the first 10 years of their career with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity.  RAW NYC welcomes all genres of art including independent film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, hairstylists, makeup artists and more.  They encourage the creative success of the many visionaries and storytellers of our generation.  RAW currently operates in nearly 60 cities across the United States, Australia, Canada and, now London!

How does RAW work?

The RAW Directors hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in film, fashion, music, visual art, hair & makeup artistry, and performance art. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity. These showcases occur once a month in each city location. The RAW season runs from February-October and comes to an extravagant end with an indie arts awards show RAWards in Hollywood.

RAW NYC is looking for candidates to be a part of the AWAKENING Showcase on February 27th!

RAW NYC Manhattan is looking for:

  • Visual Artists
  • Photographers
  • Makeup Artists
  • Hair Stylists
  • Fashion Designers
  • Accessory Designers

What can you expect when attending a RAW Showcase?

You’ll experience an independent film (usually a short, webisode or music video), a fashion show from an up-and-coming local designer, a musical performance, an art gallery featuring several independent visual artists and photographers, and performance art (comedy/dance/fire dancers, you name it…). You’ll get a little taste of everything. Combine all this creativity with drinks, fun, and good company! To partake in the experience, RSVP and purchase a ticket to any of our 60 monthly, city showcases by clicking on the city tab at the top of the homepage!


Submit today at

Are you a RAWartist?  Contact to showcase again!



Got Health Coverage? It might be FREE!: A Direct Care Alliance and Brooklyn Congregations United Event

December 13, 2013 Leave a comment

Direct Care Alliance and Brooklyn Congregations United have come together to bring you a special event!

Through the Affordable Care Act, you can now get low-cost or no-cost heath insurance through an online marketplace, the NY State of Health. Health coverage starts as early as January 1, 2014.

Did you know…
NY State of Health, the official health plan marketplace, helps you:

  • Access quality health insurance plans – all of which cover doctor visits, hospitalization, maternity care, emergency room care, and prescriptions.
  • Compare health insurance plans so that you can select the most affordable and best option for you and your family.
  • Determine whether you qualify for subsidies or free insurance.


Flatbush Reformed Church
890 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226

7PM: Informational forum

5-8PM: One-on-One Enrollment Assistance

For assistance or additional details, contact Hadas Thier at 212-730-0741 or

Idealist Grad Fairs Coming to a City Near You!

October 2, 2013 Leave a comment

The Idealist Grad Fairs connect prospective students with graduate schools in fields such as public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business. The fairs are free and open to anyone interested in learning about grad school.

To learn more about the fairs, watch these short videos:
Why should I attend?
What’s it like?

2013 Idealist Grad Fairs

October 3: Ann Arbor
October 7: Minneapolis
October 8: Chicago
October 15: Miami
October 17: Houston
October: 22: Austin
October 23: Atlanta
October 24: Charlotte
October 28: Seattle
October 29: Portland
November 4: Denver
November 6: San Francisco
November 7: Los Angeles

War Against Racism: ‘End Stop and Frisk’ Rally, June 13th

June 13, 2013 Leave a comment

End Stop & Frisk

Bronx Educational Opportunity Center College Fair, May 8th

April 22, 2013 1 comment

Planning to go to college?  Check out BEOC’s College Fair, May 8th!

Bronx EOC College Fair

NAACP Professional Technology and Diversity Fair, May 6th

April 16, 2013 2 comments


The NAACP is presenting its Professional Technology and Diversity Fair!  

Diversity means everyone! Employers will be set up in a trade show open house environment. No appointments needed – Candidates may meet with the employers they choose. You are encouraged to visit the employer websites and apply for jobs prior to attending. FREE and open to all candidates with a 4-year degree!

Date:  Monday, May 6th

Time:  10AM-3PM

Location:  Hilton Times Square, 234 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10019

Past and current exhibitors include: 

  • Air Force Reserve Command
  • CA Technologies
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Inc
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Municipal Credit Union
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • McDonald’s Corporation
  • National Black MBA Association – Metro New York Chapter
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • New York Urban League
  • Nyack College, Seminary & Graduate School
  • NY City Department of Environmental Protection
  • NY City Department of Information, Technology & Telecommunications
  • NYC Department of Education
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Rockefeller University
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • United States Marine Corps
  • U.S. Department of State