COMPASS / SONYC
The Comprehensive After School System of New York City (COMPASS NYC) integrates the best Out-of-School Time (OST) practices with the unprecedented expansion of SONYC (School’s Out New York City) afterschool programs serving the City’s middle school students. Programs are offered at no cost to young people and are strategically located in public and private schools, community centers, religious institutions, public housing, and recreational facilities throughout the City. COMPASS NYC aims to help youth build skills to support their academic achievement, raise their confidence, and cultivate their leadership skills through service learning and other civic engagement 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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FDC Scholarship

2014 Fall FDC Scholarship Applications Are Now Available    
The Family Development Training and Credentialing (FDC) program is a major New York State initiative to change the way health, education and human services are delivered to families. This professional development training benefits staff, organizations and ultimately families.  Learning and practicing the concepts of family development is a valuable tool which enables organizations to work more effectively with families, as well as improve services to families and communities.
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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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Check your Pay Information  
The New York City Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is open to all NYC residents between the ages of 14-24.
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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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