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Free Summer Meals

free nyc summer meals

free nyc summer meals

This Summer, New Yorkers can get free “grab and go” meals at locations across the five boroughs beginning June 28, 2021. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch. For more information or to find a location near you visit www.schools.nyc.gov/summermeals or call 311 or text “NYCFOOD” or “NYCCOMIDA” to 877-877 (text messaging and data rates may apply).


Este verano, los neoyorquinos pueden obtener comidas gratis para llevar en lugares de los cinco condados a partir del 28 de junio de 2021. No se necesita registro, documentación o identificación para recibir un desayuno o almuerzo gratis. Para obtener más información o para encontrar un lugar cerca de usted, visite www.schools.nyc.gov/summermeals o llame al 311 o envíe un mensaje de texto con “NYCFOOD” o “NYCCOMIDA” al 877-877 (se pueden aplicar tarifas de mensajes de texto y datos).

Virtual BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP Wed, 07/21 @2PM

Fort Greene SNAP Invites You To:

BREASTFEEDING WORKSHOP      Please Join Us: Wed, July 21 @ 2PM Zoom information
Meeting ID: 884 9120 6625                                Passcode:  299568

 

COVID-19 & Pregnant Caribbean Diaspora – Virtual Live Event

We go live on Facebook on Tuesday, June 29 at 11am.
Register here:

Men’s Health Month Panel Monday, June 28 @ 6PM

Join us for a Men’s Health Month Panel
Monday, June 28 @ 6PMJoin us for a Men's Health Month Panel Monday, June 28 @ 6PM Watch Live: Facebook.com/NYCPublicAdvocate For Inquiries: RSVP@advocate.nyc.gov
For Inquiries: RSVP@advocate.nyc.gov

NYC VOTING 2021 ISSUES

NYC VOTING 2021
This year, New Yorkers will elect a new Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, City Council Members, and Manhattan District Attorney.*
Important issues on the ballot will include:
Primary Election: June 22, 2021
June 22: Primary Election Day
What’s at stake for women in this election?
Important issues on the ballot will include:
• Childcare
• Education Funding
• Housing
• Jobs
• LGBTQ Rights
• Policing
• Reproductive Justice
• Sexual Violence
General Election: November 2, 2021
October 8: Registration Deadline
October 26: Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
November 2: General Election Day
October 23-31: Early Voting
The Manhattan District Attorney race will not use Ranked Choice Voting.N
WCCNY.ORG
wccny.org

NYC Voting Resources 2021

ADDITIONAL VOTING RESOURCES
• Voter Resource Document (DemocracyNYC)
• Make a Plan to Vote (Women Creating Change)
• Voter Guide (Campaign Finance Board)
• Vote411 Election Information You Need (League of Women Voters Education Fund): Check Your Voter Registration,
Register to Vote, and Find What’s On Your Ballot
• Pledge to Vote (United Neighborhood Houses)
• Poll Site Language Assistance List (NYC Civic Engagement Commission)
ElectNYC.org (Citizens Union): A nonpartisan public education campaign or the upcoming NYC election designed as a one-stop shop for New Yorkers to find out who is running, information about the candidates running, the role of different elected offices and how voters can rank their candidates.
• Absentee/Vote by Mail Information (Board of Elections New York State)
• Understanding the Ballot (Board of Elections NYC)
• Accessibility, on.nyc.gov/VoteAccess, (Board of Elections NYC)

In Celebration of Father’s Day & Juneteenth Freedom Day Holiday June 19, 2021

In Celebration of Father’s Day & Juneteenth Freedom Day Holiday June 19, 2021
 
We Honor all our Males with Fathering Roles Continue to make the safety of your families and communities a priority!
FathersDay and JuneteenthHolidays2021
Follow all the public health COVID prevention practices:
Frequently sanitize hands, social distance, use good ventilation spaces.
 
Get Tested Frequently If Not Vaccinated
 
The COVID Pandemic is not yet over. Our Black and Brown Communities Need to increase vaccination Rates reducing the chances for infection
.
Thanking You In Advance for Your Support
Ngozi Moses, Executive Director
Brooklyn Perinatal Network Inc.,
259 Bristol Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
Contact Info: P- (718) 643-8258 X28;
Nmoses@Bpnetwork.Org;
 
Website: Www.Bpnetwork.Org
Like us on Facebook: Facebook.com/weareBPNetwork;
Follow us on Twitter: Twitter.com/weareBPNetwork
 
IF YOU ARE NOT FULLY VACCINATED DO CONTINUE TO WEAR DOUBLE MASKS AS YOU MAY BE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID INFECTION
 
Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane” – MLK
 
BROOKLYN PERINATAL NETWORK, Inc Celebrating Over 30 Years of Excellence – BPN organizes with community based partners To improve Maternal Child and Community Health

Charlas comunitarias sobre las vacunas contra el COVID-19 Fecha: Jueves, 17 de Junio Hora: 5:30 PM 7:00 PM

Charlas comunitarias sobre las
vacunas contra el COVID-19
El Departamento de Salud y Salud Mental de la Ciudad de Nueva York y Brooklyn
Perinatal Network lo invitan a una charla comunitaria virtual sobre las vacunas contra el COVID-19.

Participe de una conversación sobre qué son las vacunas, cuáles son sus efectos
secundarios, quiénes son elegibles actualmente para vacunarse y dónde puede recibir la vacuna contra el

COVID-19. Habrá una sección de preguntas y respuestas con el fin de ayudarlo a tomar una decisión con conocimiento sobre la vacunación para usted y su familia.

¡Tenemos muchas ganas de charlar con usted!
Fecha: Jueves, 17 de Junio
Hora: 5:30 PM 7:00 PM
Enlace para asistir al encuentro:

Registracion

Comuníquese con Jasmine Lopez por correo electrónico a jjlopez22@health.nyc.gov para
obtener más información sobre este evento. Para solicitar una adaptación, comuníquese con nosotros al menos 72 horas antes del evento.

Para acceder a la información más actualizada sobre las vacunas
contra el COVID-19, visite nyc.gov/covidvaccine.

Community Conversations on COVID-19 Vaccines Jun 17, 2021 05:30 PM

Community Conversations on  COVID-19 Vaccines 

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Brooklyn Perinatal Network invite you to a virtual Community Conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Join us in a discussion about what vaccines are, their side effects, who is currently eligible to be vaccinated, and where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine. There will be time for questions and answers to help you make an informed decision about vaccination for you and your family.  We look forward to talking with you!  

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Time: 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM 

                                                             Registration

Join us in a discussion about what vaccines are, their side effects, and where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine. There will be time for questions and answers to help you make an informed decision about vaccination for you and your family.

Community Conversations on COVID-19 Vaccines

Link: COVID-19 Vaccine Community Conversation Registration 

Interpretation in Spanish and ASL will be available. 

Please contact Jasmine Lopez at jlopez22@health.nyc.gov to get more information about this event.

To make an accommodation request, please contact us no later than 72 hours before the event.  

For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit nyc.gov/covidvaccine

 

Join the Library’s Healthy Communities Initiative

Join the Library’s Healthy Communities Initiative for a free, three-session virtual summit, with local health practitioners,
advocates and more.

To register, email: HealthyBKLYN@bklynlibrary.org

 

MENTAL, SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL &
PHYSICAL HEALTH

Maternal health is important to parents, families and
communities. Join medical practitioners and birth
advocates to empower yourself to support your and your
family’s health. Topics include: parent support groups,
neonatal care, early childhood literacy, mental health and
COVID-19.
Saturday, May 22
11 am – 1:30 pm

DESTIGMATIZING REPRODUCTIVE &
MATERNAL STRUGGLES
Many families experience struggles with infertility, grief
and loss, medical trauma, and illness. We will address the
stigma against these struggles, and its health impacts.
Topics include: grief and loss, mental and physical illness,
and parenting.
Saturday, June 19
11 am – 1:30 pm
To register, email HealthyBKLYN@bklynlibrary.