News & Updates

Team Protecting The East Performs At BMS

We are a team of many talents. In addition to dabbling in spoken word and poetry, we are now actors and actresses! This week, Protecting The East performers went to Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center to put on a PTE original skit promoting HIV testing for World AIDS Day. Our short piece, “Got My Back”,…

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60 For 60: Become A UCC Monthly Sustainer!

On October 18th, UCC will celebrate 60 years of working for a stronger East New York. We are incredibly proud that we have been able to sustain our work for 60 years, and grateful for the support of the community that has made this possible. We need your continued support to guarantee that our work…

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United Community Centers 60th Anniversary

On Saturday, October 18th, from 6-10PM, members of the UCC community from all generations are invited to join us here at the center (613 New Lots Avenue) to celebrate 60 years of working for a stronger East New York. We’ll have affordable food and drinks that celebrate the cultural diversity of our neighborhood, a dance…

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Celebration Of Struggle

We recently had our Celebration of Struggle, an annual event where we recognize and commemorate the people and groups that have helped to change our world. Here are some photos of our children from the event.

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Carnival Videos

During our annual Carnival, each preschool/toddler class learns about a nation’s geography, language, culture, food and native dress. Preschool 7, our Full day UPK classroom learned about China. Enjoy their karate demonstration.

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SAT Prep Classes At The UCC

United Community Centers and Kaplan K12 bring classes to your school to propel student achievement. SAT Prep classes are starting on April 26. Download the Application Form Space is limited, Apply now. For more information on how to apply and register, call or email Khalia Joseph. kjoseph@ucceny.org (718) 649-7979

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Protecting The East’s Interview On East Brooklyn.Com

Protecting The East was interviewed last month by the media team at EastBrooklyn.com. Check out interview Check out the YouTube video of our interview!!

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Celebration Of Struggle 2014

2 year old Dance to Cumbia, 1950’s era.

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Condom Fairy Of East New York

Protecting The East brings the Condom Fairy of East New York back from retirement to distribute condoms and safer sex supplies for the holiday with flare and tulle. Our distribution route has expanded to 50 different businesses throughout East New York. We provide condoms for barbershops, nail and beauty salons, taxi cab and car services,…

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Happy New Year!

A Year of Growth and Change Thank you for another year, for allowing us to be part of East New York and for being, in many ways, part of United Community Centers’ family. As we approach our 60th birthday, we are reflecting on what UCC means to our members and our community: consistency, continuity, political…

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