News & Updates

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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MARKET OPENS JUNE 25TH

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Youth Food Justice Network Honored at Just Food Conference

The East New York Farms! Project along with the Northeast Youth Food Justice Network attended the annual Just Food Conference held on Sunday, March 13th, at Teachers College, Columbia University. The annual Just Food Conference brings together hundreds of community organizers, urban and rural farmers, CSA members, educators, youth and members of the press for a full day…

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Josh Wilson’s Site Reflection: BK Farmyards

My recent trip to BK Farm yards on August 5th, 2015, located at 600 Kingston Avenue, was worth the experience of a summer vacation. At the site, there were mostly young educated youth farmers, and a few farm educators, two being Charlexia and Sawdayah. Their information was useful and installed a lot of value that…

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Isaiah Aniemeka Site Reflection: BK Farmyards

Recently I attended a farm trip to BK Farmyard on August 5, 2015. BK Farmyard is located at 600 Kingston Avenue. There was a farm educator named Sawdayah who led group discussions and farm-related activities.  Youths that work there also participated in the group discussions and activities. One of the activities we participated in was…

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