DYCD Barbershop Talk: Standing Together       

Join us tonight, May 27th, for a special edition of the DYCD Barbershop Talk in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Live from our YouTube page. This community conversation will cover strategies to stand together against all forms of hate, bias, and discrimination.  

Mayoral Youth Town Hall          

Did you know 29.5% of New Yorkers are under 24? Do you know where the Mayoral Candidates stand on issues facing NYC youth?   

Join us in inviting this year's candidates to our June 9th youth-led town hall, allowing them to talk to youth about issues in the city. NYC youth are passionate about receiving adequate mental health care and educational/career services, achieving racial justice, having a say in government, climate change, gender equity, police presence in schools, and countless other pressing issues. Register today to find out which candidates care about the future of the city.  

Discount on Your Internet Service 

Did you know that the Federal Communications Commission's Emergency Broadband Benefit program can save low-income families up to $50 per month on their home internet bill? Some families may even be eligible to receive a one-time discount of up to $100 towards purchasing a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you.

2021 DYCD Film Festival Showcase      

The DYCD Film Festival is the coolest student film event in New York City. Open to students in grades 6-12, this initiative offered a remarkable journey designed to promote the future of film and further advance our mission of accessibility. Check out the reply to this year's festival on our YouTube page, and don't forget to congratulate the winners in the comments. 

NYC Votes Civic Engagement Training Series      

NYC Votes offers virtual training about how to cast your ballot and why your vote matters. By partnering with elected officials and organizations across the city, we ensure voters have access to the information they need to make their voices heard! 

Civic Engagement Workshop: Tuesday, June 01, 2021, at 06:00 PM
Join us for our youth Civic Engagement Workshop! This workshop provides an overview of why voting at the local level is so important. Learn about how New York City youth turnout to vote and more!
Youth Ranked Choice Voting Train-the-Trainer: Tuesday, June 08, 2021, at 06:00 PM
In this train-the-trainer, youth will learn the basics of Ranked Choice Voting while also being trained to host their own community Ranked Choice Voting forum.  

Youth for Equity and Solidarity Symposium: Our Rights, Our Future      

The Youth for Equity and Solidarity Symposium: Our Future, Our Rights serves to engage New York City youth on the pathway forward in advocating for human rights. This symposium will include our youth-focused workshops, group discussions, artists' performances, and other activities surrounding the impacts of discrimination on young people and the strategies in addressing it. Acknowledging the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on the rise of discrimination and hate, our Youth for Equity and Solidarity Council will lead an event that analyzes how we move forward together. RSVP at http://bit.ly/OurRightsOurFuture by June 2.    


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