Tonight’s 2020 Citywide Graduation Celebration will air live on PIX11’s TV channel at 7pm, website, and social media channels. It will also be livestreamed at NYCClassof2020.com. It was announced today that the Bronx’s own Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez will give the keynote speech to celebrate all of the 2020 graduates. There will be special guests and musical performances. For more information, visit NYCClassof2020.com.
Resources during covid
As New York City continues to make adjustments due to Covid-19, the Department of Transportation has added an additional parking app option in an effort to reduce the spread of germs by touching parking meters. ParkMobile, which is actually the creator of New York’s ParkNYC, has added New York to its list of over 400 cities across the country! They key highlights of the ParkMobile app include: -No minimum required.
Today, JetBlue launched JetBlue Healthcare Hero, which will honor 100,000 healthcare workers with roundtrip flight certificates for two to anywhere JetBlue flies. JetBlue is calling on customers to thank the healthcare heroes in their life – from doctors and nurses, to pharmacists, therapists, social workers, public health administrators and more – by nominating them for a chance to receive one of 90,000 pairs of roundtrip flight certificates for two to
The NYC Doula community has come together in this time of need to offer virtual labor and birth support to NYC residents. Hotline Labor and Birth Support NYC was launched in response to the ever changing labor & delivery protocols at NYC hospitals and will provide 24 hour access to on-call virtual doulas. The hotline will be based on Facebook. Pregnant individuals will need to request approval to be part
The NYC Department of Education has shared the link for first responders, health care providers, transit workers, and other key personnel to sign up for childcare. Regional Enrichment Centers will be open 7:30am – 6:00pm Monday-Friday, starting on Monday, March 23rd. Children who are enrolled can attend anytime during open hours. Fill out the survey here to begin the enrollment process.
If your children need a tablet or laptop for school work, the NYC Department of Education is currently accepting requests for loaner devices. The DOE will use the contact information you provide to get in touch with you to discuss when and where you can pick up a device. Priority will be given to students most in need, and all devices are granted on a temporary basis and will later
Due to Covid-19, Con Edison will not be shutting service off for non-payment at this time. Here is how they are trying to help: • Your service will not be shut off for non-payment. • Waiving new late-payment fees. • Suspending no-access fees if we can’t read your meter. • No fees for making payments with credit cards or debit cards. • Suspending fees for refusing smart meter installations •
Amid school closures in New York City, grab-and-go breakfast and lunch will be available at all schools. Also, some Bronx restaurants have stepped up to offer free meals to students in need. We will add to the list when/if more restaurants join in. All NYC Public Schools All locations Grab-and-Go breakfast and lunch will be available at the entrance of every building from 7:30 am-1:30 pm. Any student can pick