Sesame Flyers International Mission Statement

We understand 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'S MESSAGE

Happy Black History Month! This month we are reminded to stand in our power, greatness and excellence every day. Our Black History is our richness and legacy as a people. Even within our lifetime we continue to deliver some of the greatest events, heroes and heroines that will define black history for years to come; Obama, Kamala Harris, Black Lives Matter are living legacies sure to lead that list.

Within our programs and in the world we are making our impact, developing the voices of our young people to usher in a new generation of greatness in an online age that has transformed the speed at which the world communicates.

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2021 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Sesame Flyers International is pleased to announce the release of its 2021 Scholarship applications. The scholarships are supported in part by the Campbell/Benjamin fund established by Dr. Camille Nelson a long time major donor. The 4 scholarships have different eligibility criteria so please read carefully prior to submitting an application:

Chad Magloire Scholarship

Melissa Hunte Scholarship

Chairman's Award Scholarship

Jumoke McKenzie Scholarship

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RECURRING DONOR SPOTLIGHT - SUE FOSTER IS MAKING THE DIFFERENCE !

We want to thank Sue Foster as a proud member of our Recurring Donor Family. Sue has been connected to Sesame Flyers since the 1980s as a volunteer from time to time. Sue always had the desire to do more for the organization, but was unable due to her work schedule. Sue believed once she retired she would be able to give more time, energy, and focus to our mission, because she believes, when you are a part of something you have to make a commitment.

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A LEADER OF TOMORROW - WILLOWMA NELSON

Willowma Nelson is a vibrant 9-year-old leader here at Sesame Flyers. She has attended the Bildersee Beacon program since she was in the 1st grade. She is now in the 4th grade and is proudly demonstrating leadership ability in our online classes. Willowma has assisted the program with recruitment, orchestrated her own Among Us Zoom meeting with the participants, and taught various components in the online classes. We are so proud of the character she is developing as we are watching greatness before our eyes. Her dream and aspiration is to become a teacher and we believe Willowma is definitely on the right track!

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FEB 2021

BLACK HISTORY

Come kick off Black History Month with Sesame Flyers International

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FEB 2021

WINTHROP BH CELEBRATION

An entire month of Black History celebration by the Winthrop Program is at your finger tips

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FEB 2021

BILDERSEE BH PROGRAM

A Black History Virtual Showcase is in store for the participants and families this year

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FEB 2021

BEACON ONLINE

The Beacon Programs will be hosting programs during Mid Winter Break online.

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.

SESAME FLYERS INTERNATIONAL VIDEO GALLERY


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 2019

Sesame Flyers Executive Director, Curtis Nelson joins Daren Jaime to discuss Sesame Flyers International and its contribution to the community.

Posted 2020

Sesame Flyers International Incorporated celebrated BLACK HISTORY MONTH by putting on a showcase at the Cultural Center located on 3510 Church Avenue.

Posted 2019

On Friday, January 18th Indian Girl from (Sesame Flyers International – Winthrop Beacon represented India as part of DYCD’s 2019 Performance Festival.

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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Colder Weather warmer Hearts Clothing Drive at the @SesameFlyers Light House. Donate your lightly used clothing

With support from the Herbert B. West Fund, @NYCService is helping out-of-school, out-of-work young adults get a foothold in city government.
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