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I love NIA because we make new friends.
— NIA After-School Student, PS 229
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, September 28, 2017

NIA's Annual Community Recognition Awards Dinner will take place at 6 PM on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Gargiulo's located at 2911 W 15th St, Brooklyn, NY 111224. Dinner tickets are $125 per person. Tickets can be purchased through NIA by contacting the main office by email at info@niabklyn.org, or by phone at (718) 236-5266.

 

The 2017 Honorees are:

 

Man of the Year Award

Rocco DiRico

Deputy Commissioner of Support Services, NYC Dept. of Sanitation

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

William R. Guarinello

President & CEO, HeartShare Human Services of New York

 

Exemplary Leadership in Public Service & Law Enforcement Award

John DiMarco

NYPD Lieutenant Special Assignment, Patrol Borough Brooklyn South

 

Outstanding Women in Business & Community Leadership Award

Judith D. Grimaldi, Esq.

Joanne Seminara, Esq.

Partners, Grimaldi & Yeung LLP

 

Educational Leadership & Collaboration Award

Karen Ditolla

Principal, Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented

 

Exemplary Leadership in Advocacy & Education Award

Ellen Driesen

United Federation of Teachers, Community School District 20

 

Exemplary Leadership & Community Service Award

Louie Liu

Chairman of the Board, Brooklyn Asian Civilian Observation Patrol

 

Business Achievement Award

Joseph M. Pennachio, Sr.

Owner, Floral Fantasy of Bay Ridge

 

 

 
 
 
 
My children receive exceptional services through NIA. They have created a safe, fun, and educational learning environment for them after school. This program is not just recess or a babysitting service. It has helped to enrich their educational experience.
— Gisele, Parent
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PAST EVENTS

 

NIa staff appreciation dinner 2017

NIA's Staff Appreciation Dinner and Culminating Event was held at Gargiulo's in Coney Island on June 14, 2017. The evening featured guest speakers, a video year in review, a catered dinner, a DJ, and dancing. NIA would like to thank all of our staff, volunteers, and partners for a great school year, and for all of their hard work!

 
 
 
Collaborative, project-based learning opportunities allow students to actively engage in their learning, build positive peer relationships, and develop research and communication skills.
 
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