COMMUNITY EVENTS & PARTNERSHIPS
Chickpeas proudly partners with organizations like the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute and Raising Race Conscious Children to plan and provide Parent Workshops on topics including "Gender Development, Expression and Play","Bodies, Curiosity and Touching", and “Gender, Sexuality and the Family”. Workshops are open to the public with a suggested donation / sliding scale.
PARENT & ALUMNI OUTINGS
Throughout the year, Chickpeas plans get togethers for parents and alumni at local bars and restaurants. Outings are adult-only, but babysitting is provided at Chickpeas at a predetermined cost (including pizza) for those who sign up.
BISHOP BOARDMAN APARTMENTS
Chickpeas proudly partners with Bishop Boardman Apartments, a low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal government's HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division) for the elderly. The school plans and takes field trips to have special music classes with our “older neighbors”.
GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE BOOK FAIRS
Chickpeas proudly partners with Greenlight Bookstore to plan and provide a book fair to benefit Chickpeas. Greenlight Bookstore curates a mix of children’s and adult books in theme groups like family diversity, indigenous cultures, Black History Month, Women's History Month, etc. Proceeds return to Chickpeas as a store credit to buy books for the school.