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Extended Use Hardship Waiver Program (Sept. 2019)

The NYC Department of Education and the Borough Presidents’ Offices created the Extended Use Hardship Waiver Program in order to provide community organizations with greater access to our school facilities.

The fee waiver program launched in February 2019, and provides communities with more instructional, sporting, and recreational opportunities for students and/or adults. Community organizations that have a hardship paying the extended use permit fees can apply for a fee waiver.

Eligibility Requirements

Organizations must be:

CreateNYC: 2019 Cultural Action Plan (Aug. 2019)

From CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers

Posted on August 13, 2019

Download the Action Plan PDF.

“In July 2017, CreateNYC was released to the public as New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. Following months of public engagement that engaged with nearly 200,000 New Yorkers, the plan provided a long term framework for promoting greater equity, access, diversity, and expanding opportunities for all residents to participate in the City’s vibrant cultural life.

Day of Learning 2019: Action Learning Session Resources (Jan. 2019)

Online Resources

Exploring the Process and Commitment of Becoming Better Social Justice Orgs

Chart Paper Takeaways

 

NYC Department of Education – Helpful Links (Dec. 2018)

The NYC Department of Education recently restructured its website to better communicate with constituents and NYC DOE personnel:

  • Main NYC DOE site (schools.nyc.gov) will be primarily for parents and families‎.
  • Info Hub (infohub.nyced.org) will be for cultural partners and other constituents with public facing resources.
  • WeTeachNYC (weteachnyc.org) will house materials and resources for educators; some content will require a NYC DOE login.