The ‘age wave’ begins in 2011 – every 8 seconds someone in the United States will turn 65. (Ford Foundation)

 

Arab-American Family Support Center, Inc.

Brooklyn

AAFSC's mission is to help Arab immigrant families acclimate to the American society around them, which enables them to become active participants in their communities. They provide a wide range of services to the Arab immigrant community, including English as a Second Language classes, legal assistance, youth development programs, domestic violence prevention and access to health care.

Afterschool Conservation Club


The After School Conservation Club (ASCC), a partnership between UNH, The After School Corporation (TASC) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), provides environmental education and activities to children in afterschool programs. Students participate in activities that teach them about conservation and carry-out hands-on neighborhood projects. Curriculum topics include adaptation, recycling, human impacts, aquatic life and stewardship ethics. Current neighborhood projects include maintaining butterfly gardens and creating recycling and composting programs. In the 2014-15 school year, children from 12 sites across seven member agencies participated in After School Conservation Club activities. In 2014, 1,276 students participated in the program.

UNH member agencies participating in this innovative program in 2013-2014 are:

The ASCC is supported by Con Edison, HSBC Bank USA, N.A. For more information on the ASCC, please contact Angela Perry-Spruill, Deputy Director of Member Services.



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