School/Alumni Events – 2014/2015 Academic Year

Our site coordinators have been hard at work organizing many worthwhile events and outings for our students and alumni.

September 28 2014 - 2015 Alzheimer's Walk

Sept 28th 2014 - 2014 Alzheimer's Walk
Over 150 Council for Unity students (from Forest Hills HS), volunteers, and alumni participated in the 2014 Alzheimer’s Walk in Flushing Meadows Park, Queens.

Breast Cancer Awareness
October 19th, 2014 - 2014 Walk for Breast Cancer Walk
Flushing Meadows Park, Queens and Prospect Park Brooklyn

Nearly 200 participants including students from Forest Hills High School, Hill Crest High School, Sheepshead Bay High School, Manhattan Theater Lab, Edward R Murrow, volunteers, and alumni walked for a cure.

2014 Walk for Breast Cancer Walk

June 28, 2014 - 2014 NYC Pride Parade March, New York, NY

June 28th 2014 - 2014 NYC Pride March, New York, NY
In Attendance: Forest Hills HS, Sheepshead Bay, Christopher Columbus, Edward R Murrow, Bronx Lab, Hill Crest, Manhattan theater Lab, volunteers, and alumni

Nov 2nd 2014 - 2014 Out of Darkness Walk, Astoria Park, Queens
Thirty Forest Hills HS Students, volunteers, and alumni participated

Higher Education
April 13-18, 2014 - 2014 College Tour
Thirty-five students from Riverhead HS, Central Islip HS, John Dewey High School, Edward R Murrow, Bronx Lab, and Manhattan Theater Lab had the ability to visit colleges in North Carolina and Virginia thanks to Council for Unity. A special thanks to site coordinators Lyddia Wilson and Kyle Harmon for making this trip extra special.

Seniors Housing
Wednesday October 29, 2014 - IS 230Q Trip to Senior Center
On Wednesday October 29, 2014 the Council for Unity Chapter at IS 230 Magnet School for Civics in the Community visited the Regal Heights Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Jackson Heights Queens to provide community service to the elderly residents in the facility. Supervised by Devonn Saunders, Council for Unity Program Site Coordinator and IS 230 faculty advisor Lisa Mesulam, youth participants socialized with the elderly patients, helped decorate the windows and walls with Thanksgiving and Halloween themes, and assisted them in painting pumpkins. Council for Unity students had an enjoyable experience and walked away feeling positive that together they made a difference engaging in community and impacting the lives of the people they visited.

October 29, 2014 - IS 230Q Trip to Senior Center

Summer 2014 - Student/Alumni BBQ

Student/Alumni BBQ
Summer 2014
Another successful gathering of young alumni, students organized by Alumni Coordinator Kyle Harmon.

Walk Out of Darkness
November 2, 2014
Forest Hills High School

November 2, 2014 - Walk Out of Darkness