2021 Social Justice Scholarship

Village of New Paltz Trustees 2021 Social Justice Scholarship.

High school seniors planning on putting their college education and eventual career to use towards making our world a better one should apply for the Village of New Paltz Trustees 2021 Social Justice Scholarship.

Announcement date: May 24, 2021
Application deadline: June 23, 2021 at noon
Award announcement: June 23, 2021

This scholarship award will be at least $500 and is designed for students who are New Paltz high school seniors who will be enrolled in college in fall 2021, who are actively engaged in peace and equity efforts, and who are pursuing a career path dedicated to social justice.

Please alert students who may be eligible and interested in this opportunity.

Financial need and the selection of students from traditionally marginalized populations will be considered in making this award but shall not be the sole determining award factor.

Email SocialJusticeScholarship@villageofnewpaltz.org with questions or to apply.

Applications must include:
+ 500 words or less personal statement about student’s social justice commitment and how it relates to college choice and short- and long-term career goals
+ one brief letter of recommendation from someone who can describe student’s engagement with social justice issues and activities; letters can be from teachers, guidance counselors, or advisors, activists and advocates, community leaders, elected officials or anyone familiar with the student’s perspectives, history, and goals
+ where applicable, a description of financial need and/or inclusion in traditionally marginalized populations

The Village of New Paltz 2021 Trustees – Mayor Tim Rogers, Deputy Mayor kt Tobin, and Trustees Alexandria Wojcik, Michele Zipp, and William Murray – are personally funding this scholarship. The immediate family (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, and grandparents), and same household members of Village of New Paltz elected officials are not eligible to enter. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

Planning Board: 06/15/21 Agenda

Rules for Public Comment at Remote Meetings:

Starting Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Planning Board meetings that are held remotely via Zoom will be made available to the public so that neighbors are able to speak. Public Comment (which is not the same as a Public Hearing) is opened at the beginning of the meeting for 10-15 minutes, during which the public is invited to speak on any application before the Planning Board regardless of whether or not a Public Hearing has been scheduled. Zoom details for meetings will be included on the Planning Board Agendas which are largely posted the week before scheduled meetings. If you are a member of the Public looking to speak, you will be prompted by the Waiting Room to provide your name and address in the Chat function so that the Planning and Zoning Clerk will be able to call your name once the Public Comment period is opened. Please try and keep your comments to 2-3 minutes so that all in attendance can speak. As always, it is very much recommended that comments are also submitted in writing prior to the meeting or after. If you have any questions, please e-mail planningzoning@villageofnewpaltz.org.

Covid-19 vaccines available at multiple locations!

Ulster County is currently scheduling appointments and accepting walk-ins at multiple locations throughout the County.  You can find the most current schedule on www.VaccinateUlster.com.

COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be held at the following locations and dates. Use the links to register for an appointment. Appointments are helpful, but walk-ins are welcome:

Please feel free to share this information with friends, family, or on social media so we can make sure to reach more people.

Please keep in mind that for the Moderna vaccine your 2nd dose appointment will come 28 days after your 1st dose. Pfizer 2nd doses are 21 days after your 1st dose. Please only register for a vaccine if you can make both appointments.

Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) only requires a single dose and no follow up appointment is needed.

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