What We Do

PROGRAMS

Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) | Full Year (Starts in Fall)
The Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) is composed of a small group of teenagers involved in planning future teen programs as well as reviewing health education materials intended for teens. TAC meetings are once every month for about two hours. Members receive training through a series of youth workshops as well as volunteering at events.

Every TAC member is a part of either the Newsletter or Open Mic Committee. The Newsletter committee get to experience journalism: from on-site photography and interviews to article contribution to newsletter design to distribution. The Open Mic Committee is responsible for planning, outreach, and production assistance of TRC’s quarterly Open Mic Events. For more information, please contact Anna Liu or Kyla Cheung via the phone at (212) 226-2044, or via email to hxliu@cbwchc.org or kycheung@cbwchc.org. Applications for TAC 2016-2017 are now closed. Check our Facebook for our upcoming Open Mic and the Teen Talk Newsletter!

雙語青少年諮詢委員 | 全年
Bilingual Teen Advisory Committee (BTAC) | Full Year (Starts in Fall)
2014-2015 雙語青少年諮詢委員會正在招募有中文閱讀和書寫能力的成員來評估和改善青少年資源中心(TRC)有關健康的教材和項目。通過與他人合作,你在幫助青少年資 源中心的同時也可以提升自己的的溝通技巧和決策能力,還能建立新的友誼!參加這個活動可以獲得社區服務時間。委員會每個月聚集2次。如欲參加,請聯繫 Sandy Pan: (212) 226-2044,或電郵 xpan@cbwchc.org. Applications for BTAC 2016-2017 are now closed.

Community Service Learning Project
A six-month internship training program for youth ages 15 to 21. The program aims to provide youth with an opportunity to improve their life skills (public speaking, stress/time management, negotiation/communication skills) through service learning projects.

Recruitment for the program takes place each year in December and January. Contact Sonora Yun or Yuan Wang at (212) 226-2044 or email at syun@cbwchc.org or yuwang@cbwchc.org. CSLP 2017 has ended! Check out their film and next year’s applications on Facebook and this space. 

Arts ‘N Chats | Fall & Spring
Arts ‘N Chats, formerly known as Chick Chat, is a ladies only (so all girls, women, and female-identified people) safe space where you can get together, meet new friends, let your creativity run free, and be a part of great conversations. This eight week program is free and open to female youth. Past workshops include: Painted Tote Bags, Potted Plants, Charm Bracelets, Bow ties & Hair bows, Manicures, Cupcake decorating. ANC is not currently running in Spring 2017.

文化交流小組 | 秋季和春季
Cultural Exchange Group | Fall & Spring
青 少年資源中心(TRC)目前正在招募年齡13-21歲,住在美國不到3年的青少年參加文化交流小組。文化交流小組的目的是幫助青少年更好地適應美國文 化。參加者將有機會參加各種專門根據他們的興趣和需求而設計的小組會,結識新的朋友,同時獲得社區服務時間。文化交流小組將從2014年3月2日開始, 直到2014年5月11日結束。小組會將與每星期四下午4:00 – 5:30在沃克街125號2樓會議室進行。如欲了解更多資料,請聯繫 陳曉東 (David Chen): (212) 226-2044,或電郵 xiachen@cbwchc.orgCEG has ended for Spring 2017. Look for applications in the fall.

語言伙伴項目 | 秋季和春季
Language Buddy Program | Fall & Spring
The Teen Resource Center (TRC) is continuing its Language Buddy Program this Fall! Youth can be paired up to practice spoken Chinese and English; we are looking for both English-speaking and Chinese-speaking youth who are interested in learning or improving their Chinese and English speaking abilities. For more information, please contact David Chen via the phone at (212) 226-2044, or via email at xiachen@cbwchc.org. Language Buddy will not being running in Spring 2017.

青少年資源中心(TRC)即將開始《語言伙伴項目》,使青少年能夠配對練習中文和英文口語。我們歡迎有興趣學習或提高英文和中文口語的青少年參加。如欲了解更多資料,請聯繫陳曉東 (David Chen): (212) 226-2044,或電郵 xiachen@cbwchc.org.

Healthy Lifestyles | Spring
Join the TRC Healthy Lifestyles 12-week program this spring to learn about the basics of health and fitness, through a series of workshops and indoor and outdoor activities. You will get a chance to make new friends as you develop a new healthy lifestyle. Healthy refreshments will be provided. Healthy Lifestyles will be running events in the summer! Check our Facebook for more updates.

TRC Productions | Spring
A three-month program for high school students to explore teen-related issues while learning the basic fundamentals of film-making. The program will run in two separate groups based on PSA topics of the year. In 2014, we covered Gender Equality, Positive Self-Talk, and Parent Youth Communication (PYC). In 2015, we are currently covering LGBTQ Awareness, Body Image, and PYC. TRC Productions will not be running Spring 2017.

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EVENTS

Teen Talks Meetings | Once a Month
A new workshop every month! We’ll host interactive activities, panels, workshops, & peer support spaces. Each month features a COMPLETELY different topic and YOU have the power to choose what we talk about next. And YOU can help us make your vision a reality by joining our planning committee. Contact viwong@cbwchc.org for more information!

Free Expressions Open Mic | June, August, December
Every 3 months, the TRC hosts an Open Mic Night open to NYC youth. Young community members are encouraged to share and participate their singing, acting, writing, dancing, and other creative skills! All community members are invited to participate as a performer and/or an audience member. Contact btang@cbwchc.org for more information! Stay tuned on our Facebook  for our next open mic.

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Basketball Tournament | Summer
Each year, the TRC hosts a teen summer basketball tournament at Sara D. Roosevelt Park in Chinatown, Manhattan. The tournament is open to male and female teens between ages 13 and 19. Participants play a series of 3 on 3 basketball games to win a grand prize. Players and spectators enjoy an afternoon of music, games, and activities. Health information and materials are provided during the tournament.

The goal of the tournament is to promote exercise and good sportsmanship among youth. Teen Health Educators from the TRC are available throughout the day to provide information concerning various health issues, such as nutrition, exercise, and body image, to help educate on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Join us on July 15 for the 14th annual Basketball Tournament

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December 2013 – July 2015

Dec
20
Fri
Apply to CSLP 2014! @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Dec 20 @ 6:15 pm – Jan 21 @ 4:59 am

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For all high school students, the TRC is offering an opportunity to develop yourself professionally while giving back to your community. The Community Service Learning Program (CSLP) is a six month (March through August) internship training program for high school youths. The program aims to provide youths an opportunity to improve their life skills (public speaking, stress/time management, negotiation/communication skills) through service learning projects. Please refer to above flyer and CSLP page for more program information.

To apply, please complete an online application by January 20, 2014.

For more information, please contact Emily Chen at (212) 226-8866 ext. 5305 or email qchen@cbwchc.org

 

 

TRC 10th Year Anniversary @ DCTV
Dec 20 @ 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

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Greetings! The Teen Resource Center (TRC) is officially 10 years old! Come celebrate and recognize TRC for all its hard work to empower teens. Everyone will be there, from past to present to even future participants. Tickets are first come first serve so get them quick. You do not want to miss the great entertainment, music, photo booth, prizes, food, and more! What type of food, what prizes you ask?! Visit our Facebook and Website for more details.

  • Who: Open to all teens, and affiliated adults.
  • When: December 20th, 2013
  • How: Visit TRC during our hours of operation to purchase your ticket for $5. There will be a limit of 4 tickets sold per visit. Our address is 125 Walker Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013. More info. on TRC hours can be found on our website.
  • Where: DCTV (old firehouse) 87 Lafayette St. New York, NY. 10013

 

Dress Code: Semi-formal (dress to impress!!)

Contact Kevin Tse at ktse@cbwchc.org or call 212-226-2044 for any questions.

Dec
24
Tue
Apply to TRC Productions @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 18 @ 12:00 am

 

 

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Want to learn how to make a movie? Join TRC Productions to combine creativity with youth development! The Teen Resource Center (TRC) is offering a six-month program for high school students to explore teen-related issues while learning the basic fundamentals of film-making.

The program consists of the following components:

    • Discussion forums/ Brainstorming Sessions
    • Working with professional consultants to develop leadership skills
    • Basic film-making (screenwriting, scouting/shooting, casting, directing, film editing)
    • Producing a final video to empower teens

 

To apply, please complete an online application by February 17, 2014. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Emily Hanlen at (212) 226-8866 ext. 5304 or email at ehanlen@cbwchc.org

 

Jan
22
Wed
Apply to Dr. Thomas Tam Scholarship 2014
Jan 22 – Mar 3 all-day
Apply to Dr. Thomas Tam Scholarship 2014

New Deadline TRC Scholarship Flyer 2014

Have you been involved in your community? The Dr. Thomas Tam Teen Resource Center Scholarship is rewarding high school seniors with a $500 academic scholarship for use towards college tuition! Selection will be based on the applicant’s community involvement, which would be reflected through an essay and a recommendation letter.

Be sure to apply by Monday, March 3rd. 

Click here for the application.

Feel free to stop by the TRC or email Larissa Ho (stho@cbwchc.org) if you have any questions!

Jan
23
Thu
Apply to Bilingual Teen Advisory Committee 2014! @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Jan 23 – Feb 2 all-day
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2013-2014 Bilingual Teen Advisory Committee is recruiting participants, who can read and write Chinese. The committee will meet monthly to help evaluate and improve health-related materials and programs. Through working in groups, you’ll learn communication skills, decision-making skills, and form new friendships while helping TRC serve you and the community better. This program will count toward community service hours. Please contact Jacky Wong at (212) 226- 2044 or email ckwong@cbwchc.org to apply.

2013-2014 雙語青少年諮詢委員會正在招募有中文閱讀和書寫能力的成員來評估和改善我們有關健康的教材和項目。通過與他人合作,你在幫助青少年資源中心的同時也可以提升自己的的溝通技巧和決策能力,還能建立新的友誼!參加這個活動可以獲得社區服務時間。委員會每個月聚集一次。如欲參加,請聯繫Jacky Wong: (212)226-2044,或電郵ckwong@cbwchc.org

Feb
18
Tue
Apply for Cultural Exchange Group Spring 2014! @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Feb 18 – Mar 3 all-day
Apply for Cultural Exchange Group Spring 2014!  @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center | New York | New York | United States

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The Teen Resource Center (TRC) is currently recruiting Chinese-speaking youth from the ages of 16-21, who has been living in the U.S. for less than 3 years to participate in the Cultural Exchange Group (文化交流小組). The Cultural Exchange Group aims to bring together newly immigrated Chinese-speaking youth and help them better adjust to American culture. Participants will have the opportunity to attend various workshops tailored to their interests and needs, make new friends, and earn volunteering hours. The program will start on March 4th, 2014 and end on May 6th,, 2014. Participants will meet every Tuesday, from 5:00pm – 6:30pm at 125 Walker Street, 2nd Floor conference room. For more information, please contact Jacky Wong via the phone at (212)226-8866 ext. 5210, or via email at ckwong@cbwchc.org .

青少年資源中心(TRC)目前正在招募年齡16-21歲,住在美國不到3年的青少年參加文化交流小組。文化交流小組的目的是幫助青少年更好地適應美國文化。參加者將有機會參加各種專門根據他們的興趣和需求而設計的小組會,結識新的朋友,同時獲得社區服務時間。文化交流小組將從2014年3月4日開始,直到2014年5月6日結束。小組會將與每星期二下午5:00 – 6:30在沃克街125號2樓會議室進行。如欲了解更多資料,請聯繫Jacky Wong: (212)226-8866 ext. 5210,或電郵 ckwong@cbwchc.org

Feb
20
Thu
Apply to Language Buddy Program 2014! @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Feb 20 – Mar 12 all-day
Apply to Language Buddy Program 2014!  @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center | New York | New York | United States

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The Teen Resource Center (TRC) is continuing its Language Buddy Program this spring! Youth will be paired up to practice spoken Chinese and English; we are looking for both English and Chinese-speaking youth who are interested in learning or improving their Chinese and English speaking abilities. The group will meet at the TRC every Thursday, from 5:00pm – 6:30pm. The current cycle lasts from March 13th to May 29th. For more information, please contact Sharon Chan via the phone at (212)226-2044, or via email at shachan@cbwchc.org.

Click here for the application. Apply ASAP.

青少年資源中心(TRC)即將開始《語言伙伴項目》,使青少年能夠配對練習中文和英文口語。我們歡迎有興趣學習或提高英文和中文口語的青少年參加。該項目將從2014年3 月13日開始,直到2014年5月29日結束。小組集會將於每星期四下午5:00 – 6:30在沃克街125號2樓會議室進行。如欲了解更多資料,請聯繫Sharon Chan: (212)226-2044,或電郵shachan@cbwchc.org.

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Jun
14
Sat
TRC Handball Tournament 2014 @ Sara D. Roosevelt Park (GRAND Park)
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 14 @ 9:00 pm

Handball Tournament Flyer

 

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center is hosting a C-Doubles Handball Tournament on June 14, 2014 from 9AM – 5PM at Sara D. Roosevelt Park (aka Grand Park) located at Grand St. and Chrystie St. for teens ages 13 – 21.

If you are interested in participating in this tournament, please fill out an application and return it to the TRC, located at 125 Walker St. 2nd Floor New York, NY 10013.

Deadline for registration is on May 30, 2014 but register ASAP. Spots are limited! For more information please contact Kevin Tse at ktse@cbwchc.org

Jul
19
Sat
TRC Basketball Tournament 2014 @ Sara D. Roosevelt Park (GRAND Park)
Jul 19 – Jul 19 all-day
TRC Basketball Tournament 2014 @ Sara D. Roosevelt Park (GRAND Park)

 

 

Basketball Tournament Final

The Teen Resource Center (TRC) at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center with support from Emblem Health will be hosting its 11th annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. The event will take place on Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at Sara D. Roosevelt Park (corner of Chrystie Street and Grand Street). Registration is free and available on a first come first serve basis. The tournament is open to males & females between the ages of 13 through 21. To register for the tournament, please fill out an application and submit it to the TRC (125 Walker Street, 2nd Floor) by Friday, June 20th 2014.

For more information, please contact Joe Li at 212-226-2044, or email at joeli@cbwchc.org.

Jul
14
Tue
Apply to Language Buddy Program Fall 2013 @ Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Jul 14 all-day

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The Teen Resource Center (TRC) is hosting another cycle of the Language Buddy Program where youth can be paired up to practice spoken Chinese and English.

We are looking for both English-speaking and Chinese-speaking youth who are interested in learning or improving their Chinese and English speaking abilities.

The group will meet at the TRC every Thursday, from 5:00pm – 6:30pm for nine weeks. The cycle lasts from 10/3/13 – 12/5/13.

To sign up, please contact Jacky Wong via the phone at (212) 226-2044, or via email at ckwong@cbwchc.org

青少年資源中心(TRC)即將開始《語言伙伴項目》,使青少年能夠配對練習中文和英文口語。

我們歡迎有興趣學習或提高英文和中文口語的青少年參加。該項目將從2013年10月3日開始,直到2013年12月5日結束。

小組會將與每星期四下午5:00 – 6:30在沃克街125號2樓會議室進行。

如欲參加,請聯繫Jacky Wong: (212) 226-2044,或電郵 ckwong@cbwchc.org