Tagged: Minds In Motion

Spring 2017 Volunteer Trainings

The JBFC Education Department is pleased to announce the training dates for our Spring 2017 volunteer programs! The volunteer trainings will take place as follows:

See Hear Feel Film - Friday, January 20, 2017 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Minds in Motion - Friday, January 27, 2017 from | more »


Celebrating Minds in Motion Summer 2016

This past Tuesday, September 13th, the JBFC Theater welcomed students from the Minds in Motion animation program to Pleasantville for our Summer 2016 premiere. Students from all over Westchester county, including the Boys & Girls Club in Mt. Kisco, the Little School in | more »


Have Fun. Do Good. Volunteer!

The JBFC’s education programs for school and community organization groups are made possible with the passionate support of our dedicated volunteers. We encourage you to join our team and have a positive impact on the lives of young children across the region.

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Celebrating Minds in Motion

The following is a heart-warming "thank you" note from one of this year's Minds in Motion students. Minds in Motion is a 12-week animation program that happens in classrooms throughout Westchester County. 100% of the participating schools, do so free of charge. Elian Tampus is in | more »


Every Voice Counts

On Thursday, December 17, 2015, Mayor-elect, Richard Thomas of Mount Vernon visited the students at the Edward Williams School. It was delightful to experience the children's faces fill with awe and wonder when the Mayor-elect walked into their classroom. Everyone was surprised | more »


Merry Christmas!

This Christmas-themedMinds in Motion animation was made by students at Church Street School.

Merry Christmas from the JBFC!

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Happy Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, check out this great animated film created by fourth grade students in our Minds in Motion program.

The celebration continues this evening with a screening of Planetary, a feature documentary directed by former JBFC international fellow, Guy Reid. The film | more »


Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the JBFC!

We hope you enjoy this virtual Valentine, courtesy of some fourth-grade animators in ourMinds in Motionprogram. | more »


Training Day (A JBFC Love Story)

Our education programs for school and community organization groups are made possible thanks to an incredible group of volunteers. These individuals bring a spirit of compassion, curiosity, creativity, and-above all- love to children across Westchester county. This new year, | more »


Love in the Afternoon

“As a volunteer at the Burns I have been fortunate to have developed many friendships with staff members and fellow volunteers. I appreciate the opportunity to make a contribution to the wonderful programs offered by the Jacob Burns.”- Estelle K.

Estelle Rosen-Kersh is a familiar | more »