Brooklyn Museum’s “We Speak Art” “Hablemos del Arte”

Hello, lovely community members of University Settlement!

Are you a fan of art? Are you looking for something fun to do online? 

You’re in luck! The Brooklyn Museum is having a FREE  virtual art talk. 

Come and chat about art with fellow art lovers (1).

 If you can’t make it this time, don’t worry. It happens monthly- once a month. 

If you want to attend:

  1. Click the link here : Virtual We Speak Art — Brooklyn Museum
  2. Scroll down and click “Pick a date”
  3. Click on Thursday, May 5th, in the calendar.
  4. Click on the plus button, to choose how many tickets you want.
  5. Click “Add tickets to order”.
  6. Click “Proceed to Checkout”. 
  7. Fill in your information (You don’t have to pay any money, but you can donate (2) if you want.
  8. Click “complete order”!

You’re all set!  Enjoy! You will get an email with a Zoom link.

  1. People who also love art.
  2. Give money to you want 
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NYC Emergency Management Invitation: Free Workshop + Giveaway

Join NYC Emergency Management and the Museum of Chinese in America for Immigrant Heritage Week 2022!

This event will include a free workshop on emergency preparedness, a chance to win prizes, and time to explore the museum’s exhibits. The workshop will be conducted in English and Chinese, in either Mandarin or Cantonese depending on the session.

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Location: 215 Centre Street, Manhattan, NY 10013

Time: 1 to 5 PM (participants choose their session)

Participants must register in advance through this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/immigrant-heritage-week-emergency-preparedness-workshop-registration-302912538557. Due to limited seating, tickets will be first come, first served. We ask that if anyone cancels, they do so at least three days prior to the start of the event.

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Health Workshops

Simon’s 2A and 2P class students participated in health workshops to learn how to describe symptoms of an illness in English and how to read and understand medicine labels. The workshops were provided by our old partner agency, Ryan Health which has always been giving interesting workshops including the nutrition workshops that took place for our 1B, 1C, 2A, and 2P classes 2 weeks ago. We hope that we can have in-person workshops again with their interesting actual materials in the future.

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Parent Teacher Conference Workshop

Last Saturday, our W1 and W2 students learned how to participate in parent-teacher conferences from our W1 teacher, Courtney, who is also a parent coordinator at a public school during the week. The students learned some useful vocabulary that can be used during the conferences and what kind of questions they can prepare to ask their children’s teachers. Courtney is also going to have more workshops this evening for our Evening students. Our students who are also parents or guardians will be ready for the upcoming parent teacher conferences in March.

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Immigrants’ Rights Workshop

We had another immigrants’ rights workshop this Tuesday. This time, it was presented by the New York Immigration Coalition for our 3A and Culture Club students. Our students learned about updated COVID-19 vaccination and immigration system and rights. Some of the students expressed their gratitude for the new and useful information at the end of the workshop. The NYIC will be back to have the same workshops for our 3P and Evening students in February.

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