Sesame Flyers International Mission Statement

We understands that part of loving children means presenting them with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, technology and equipment that will prepare them for the challenges yet to come. Sesame Flyers International's goal of youth empowerment is achieved and maintained through carefully structured programs designed to address the needs of our children.
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  • Bildersee Beacon

    The Beacon offers a comprehensive array of FREE youth and adult programs which provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for youths.

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  • Winthrop Beacon

    The Beacon offers a comprehensive array of FREE youth and adult programs which provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for youths.

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  • SONYC at 211

    The Beacon offers a comprehensive array of FREE youth and adult programs which provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for youths.

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Sesame Flyers International Latest News

Executive Director - Mr Curtis Nelson

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you have had a happy and safe holiday season leading into a wonderful 2019. While every New Year we get a sense that we can let go of the past and start fresh, it pleases me to say that reflecting on 2018 was quite refreshing. We began the celebration of our 35th year of community service. We honored the Sesame Flyers legacy of excellence, our commitment to young people, and our unwavering efforts in preserving and promoting Caribbean culture. Two massive accomplishments last year that I would like to note are Sesame Flyers being granted a “clean bill of health” ....

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Welcoming the New Year!

Sesame Flyers partnered with Jenée Ivi Whitehead, author of the Hashtag HERO Planner, to host a 2019 Vision Board Party. The Hashtag HERO Planner imparts positive psychology and creative productivity techniques to support people in achieving unique social impact goals. We welcomed the community to take a pause with us to reflect on 2018 and plan ahead for 2019. Those who attended the event departed feeling refreshed, renewed, and most importantly ready for 2019!

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Child Sex Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking awareness month. Forbes Magazine states, “UNICEF estimates that there are around 21 million trafficked people around the world. This figure includes some 5.5 million children. Human trafficking is a crime that is gendered; the primary victims are women and girls. However, the number of trafficked men and boys is on the increase.” Human trafficking, also known as modern day slavery, is more prevalent than one would think. Unfortunately, it’s happening right in our backyard. Human trafficking is the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion.

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Step USA

This month the Winthrop Beacon welcomed Step USA with the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. for the 13th Annual Brooklyn Borough Step Championship. This is our second year hosting this competition. Sesame Flyers has built a strong partnership with this organization and we look forward to continuing to support our young people by giving them a platform to shine.

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Black History Month

A Shift in the Atmosphere presented by Sesame Flyers and Rhonda Lewis for Black History Month

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Feb 2019

Summer Camp Application

Bildersee Beacon Summer Camp Application Distribution. Contact Beacon for more info on distribution

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Winthrop Application Distribution

Stay tuned for date and time of Winthrop Beacon Summer Camp Application Distribution

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IS 211 Application Distribution

Stay tuned for date and time of IS 211 Summer Camp Application Distribution

Love A Kid Today and Every Day

IN THE PAST YEAR, KINDNESS SUPPORTED PROGRAMS THAT SERVED OVER 700,000 CHILDREN IN 23 COUNTRIES. Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.

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Posted 2018

Established In 88 was honored to attend Sesame Flyers 2015 Spring Gala. The night highlighed those making achievements in the Brooklyn Community.

Posted 2018

Spiritual Dance Performance by the Sesame Flyers International SONYC Program during their Christmas Program at I.S 211. What a wonderful Christmas Program!!!

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Sesame Flyers International SONYC 211 Dance Program during the Christmas Program performing "ROCKING BIRD" for all the parents, staff and participants

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Love Theme Steel Pan performance with Ms. Beema and Mr. Tony during the Sesame Flyers International, Inc SONYC 211 Christmas Showcase

CONTACT INFORMATION

Main Office & Cultural Center
Address: 3510 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Phone: 718-693-0500
Email Address: info@sesameflyers.org

Beacon Programs & SONYC
Winthrop Beacon: 718-221-8880 ext 1100
Bildersee Beacon: 718-241-3847
SONYC at 211

Center For Family Support
Phone: 718-221-8881 ext 2100

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