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Information on tenant rights, how to report discrimination, and who to contact about confidential immigration issues, plus free English language learning resources.
 

Free Virtual Workshops

Virtual Job Fair with Workforce 1
Thursday, August 13 at 11 AM

Presented by:
Nancy Konipol, Senior Community Relations Manager
Queens Workforce 1 Career Center

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Virtual Job Fair with Workforce 1
Monday, August 24 at 10:30 AM

Presented by:
Nancy Konipol, Senior Community Relations Manager
Queens Workforce 1 Career Center

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Virtual Emergency Preparedness with NYC Emergency Management
Thursday, August 27 at 10:30 AM

Presented by:
Kevin E. Leung, Program Manager
NYC Emergency Management

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Virtual Emergency Preparedness with NYC Emergency Management
Thursday, August 27 at 2:30 PM

Presented by:
Kevin E. Leung, Program Manager
NYC Emergency Management

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Virtual Emergency Preparedness with NYC Emergency Management
Thursday, August 27 at 7 PM

Presented by:
Kevin E. Leung, Program Manager
NYC Emergency Management

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Virtual Healthcare Information Session with Fidelis Care
Thursday, September 3 at 2:30 PM

Presented by:
Edmond Mei, Community Relations Specialist
Fidelis Care

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Virtual Healthcare Information Session with MetroPlus
Thursday, September 10 at 11 AM

Presented by:
Lisa A. Simms, Assistant Director, Marketing
MetroPlus

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Legal Services Information Session with Manhattan Legal Services
Monday, September 17 at 10:30 AM

Presented by:
Lynn Ventura, Senior Staff Attorney
Manhattan Legal Services

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Community Resources

New York Immigration Coalition's COVID-19 Community Resources >
Health, education, immigration, legal, and social services information, updated daily. Available in English, Arabic, Bengali, Korea, Mandarin, Haitian Creole, and Russian.

Tenants' Rights >
Information about your rights as tenant and contact information if you have questions about paying rent, eviction, and COVID-19.

Report Discrimination >
If you or anyone you know has been discriminated against because of their race, ethnicity, or national origin because of COVID-19 fear, report it online.

COVID-19 Updates from NYC's Department of Health > 
See the latest facts and updates from the Department of Health.

COVID-19 Testing Information from NYC's Department of Health >
Find information from the Department of Health about how to get tested.

Food Resources in NYC >
Information for finding food across New York.

2020 Census >
Make sure your community counts in the 2020 Census. It's quick and easy online!

 

Immigration Issues

For questions about citizenship applications, green card renewals, DACA, ICE, and more, email newamericans@ymcanyc.org and someone will respond to your inquiry within 24 hours.

 

Citizenship Preparation

Free Online Citizenship Preparation Classes >
The New-York Historical Society has moved all of their free citizenship preparation classes online for the spring. Scroll down to contact them and sign up. 

 

English Language Learning Resources

We Speak NYC >
Watch short videos about New Yorkers and practice your English with short quizzes. 

Duolingo >
Download Duolingo's free app on your phone to boost your learning.

English Media Lab's ESL Interactive Learning > 
Vocabulary videos, pronunciation exercise, and more for beginners, intermediate, and advanced.

ESL Video > 
Videos, lessons, and quizzes for all levels of English speakers.

Dave's ESL Cafe >
Complete grammar exercises about verb tenses, telling time, and more.

EnglishPage.com >
Practice prepositions, tenses, and advanced vocabulary lessons.

Voice of America's Read, Listen, Learn >
Practice listening comprehension with current events. 

English Language Learning Listen & Read >
Practice your listening and reading skills with audiobooks, short stories, and novellas.

Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary >
Perfect your pronunciation with this speaking exercises.

Eva Easton's American English Pronunciation >
Speaking and pronunciation lessons and practice.
 

Family Literacy Activities

PBS for Parents: Literacy Skills for Kids >
Reading, writing, speaking and listening activities for kids ages 2-8 years old. 

Wonderopolis >
Go on adventures as a family to explore wonders around the world!

National Center for Families Learning's 30 Days of Families Learning Together >
Tell stories, interview each other, create a word jar, and more!

See more activities for families and kids from YMCA @ Home >

 

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