Our program is happy to have a long-standing relationship with the Seward Park Library. Go and check out their story time at the times mentioned above. The library is located at 192 East Broadway and can be reached at 212-477-6770.
The University Eye Center will have Free Vision Screenings on June 10th, 2021, for ages 5 years old and up. Please call (212) 938-4001 to secure a free vision screening appointment as soon as possible because the appointment slots fill up quickly.
There will be Mental Health Awareness Talks in Chinese that are open to everyone;
June 1st, 2021 – 10:30 am — Mandarin Zoom Meeting ID: 826 2706 6594
June 3rd, 2021 – 2:00 pm — Cantonese Zoom Meeting ID: 212 619 3072
Please feel free to share the information with anyone that you think may be interested.
We invited Sunnyside Community Services to conduct workshops on COVID-19 Vaccination and low-and-no-cost healthcare in English and Spanish. Here are the resources they shared with us.
FIND A VACCINE SITE NEAR YOU / ENCUENTRE UN LUGAR DE VACUNAS CERCA DE USTED
Please click on your borough below (please note that some sites are walk-in and others are appointment based): / Haga clic en a continuación (tenga en cuenta que algunos sitios son accesibles sin cita previa, otros se basan en citas):
STAY UP TO DATE / MANTÉNGASE INFORMADX
You can also visit the NYC Vaccine Command Center for more information regarding COVID-19 and vaccines. / Visite el Centro de Comando de Vacunas de la Ciudad de Nueva York para obtener más información sobre COVID-19 y las vacunas.
In order to make sure that our students are receiving reliable, up-to-date information about the COVID vaccine, we’re invited the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to conduct a workshop on COVID-19 Vaccination in Cantonese for our Cantonese-speaking students. Here are the resources they shared with us. Future workshops will also be in Mandarin and Spanish!
Getting the Vaccine:
Vaccine Finder 疫苗查找器 or call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692)
NYS Run Vaccination Sites 紐約州疫苗站 or call 833-697-4829
These safety resources, created in collaboration with experts from the Center for Anti-Violence Education, teach targeted individuals how to de-escalate threatening situations and defend themselves in the event of anti-Asian violence. The flyers in 5 Asian languages offer strategies to help individuals safely intervene if they see someone being targeted or to use verbal and/or physical methods to safely exit a threatening situation. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FREE!
Are you thinking of becoming a U.S. citizen? If so, you’ll eventually have to take the U.S. Naturalization Test.
The test has two parts: an English test and a Civics test. The English test consists of speaking, reading and writing. The Civics test consists of ten questions about U.S. government and history.
Here are two videos that tell you more:
For more information and study materials, visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Citizenship Resource Center.
Last Tuesday, there was a job readiness workshop held at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) at 62 Mott St. It was sponsored by City Council Member Margaret Chin, and a number of neighborhood organizations sent representatives to talk about job searching, writing resumes and cover letters, filling out applications, and the dos and don’ts of job interviews.
These representatives included Joan Fang from Chinatown Manpower Project, Jeanie Tung from Henry Street Settlement, Vickie Wong from the Chinese-American Planning Council, Katya Zaitseva from CAMBA, Danielle Rothman from Streetwise Partners, Thea Goodman from Hamilton Madison House, Gaspar Caro from the LES Employment Network, and our very own Melody Lai-Nguy from University Settlement. Eva Wong from Project Hope was the moderator.