Education

What is your Internship worth?

What is your Internship worth?

July 31, 2013 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Getting an internship is getting harder and harder, but never more has it been needed as much as today. Many College and University students want some experience before they start working, to have something that looks good on their resume and get contacts. Almost all internships are unpaid so youRead More

Bank Smartly: Bank product comparison

Bank Smartly: Bank product comparison

July 12, 2013 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

When we buy a car many of us go from dealership to dealership to compare prices and values across cars. When we buy a computer we compare between Apple and various PCs. How many people compare banks and their product offerings?   Often people tend to bank where their employerRead More

Criminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

Criminal Records & Employment – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself.

July 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

Finding and/or keeping a job is a difficult task for most anyone these days. If someone has a criminal record, they may find it is even more difficult. The City Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in hiring, firing, salary, promotions and other work-related issues based on conviction and arrest record.Read More

Sign My Petition? For What? NY Election Process

Sign My Petition? For What? NY Election Process

July 8, 2013 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

Sign Here!! What’s with the clipboards and the green forms? They’re in parks, subway stops, retail areas, walking the streets and at local community functions – What are they asking me to sign? I’m sure you’ve seen them since the beginning of June, but definitely out in full force overRead More

Immigration Questions? Citizenship? There’s an app with answers…

Immigration Questions? Citizenship? There’s an app with answers…

July 4, 2013 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Lee en español Citizenship Works, an interactive online naturalization tool, is now available at the iTunes and Android stores. CitizenshipWorks is the only comprehensive app to determine eligibility for naturalization. Created by our consortium member Pro Bono Net and the Immigration Advocates Network as part of  the New Americans Campaign, a national nonpartisan effortRead More

Bullying By Any Other Name Would Be As Hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

Bullying By Any Other Name Would Be As Hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

July 1, 2013 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

Every adult around the world probably has some sort of bullying story to tell. Some may even say this is a right of passage, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Why would we allow our children and others children to be subjected to an unnecessary form of sophomoricRead More

Mo’ Money Management Tips

Mo’ Money Management Tips

June 20, 2013 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Managing your money properly can allow for you to meet your financial goals such as a new car, vacation and peace of mind that your finances are in order. The Better Business Bureau in a how-to guide - How to Have More Credit and More Money for Things That Matter –Read More

Internet to Empower: Get in the Legal Know

Internet to Empower: Get in the Legal Know

May 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

As Internet Week NYC ramps down, we’re excited about all the fresh, innovative ideas brewing right here in the 5 boroughs!! Through our consortium partner members, including legal tech innovator – Pro Bono Net, we’ve been working to make sure that we remain committed to providing legal information to peopleRead More

GED Gets Harder – Take Before Deadline

May 23, 2013 at 9:17 pm 0 comments

Leer en español There’s a new GED test coming into town and rumor has it that it’s harder. As of January 2014 there will be many changes to the GED test. If taking the GED test is something that you’ve been putting off, now is the time to enroll inRead More

Call to Action: United to End Homelessness Needs You

Call to Action: United to End Homelessness Needs You

May 8, 2013 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Thank you to Soheil Rezayazdi of United to End Homelessness for this guest blog post. A new coalition has formed to help curb New York City’s homelessness crisis. The group, United to End Homelessness, is spearheaded by advocates, faith leaders, and homeless men and women. This nonpartisan coalition aims toRead More