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February 2016

Teen Scene 2016

February 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

By Melanie Wells PIA’s signature event, Teen Scene XXX, celebrated its 30th birthday February 1st, reassuring the audience that their kids really are okay - despite the suggestive Roman numeral in the title. With PIA’s Lucy Martin Gianino moderating the articulate teen panel, parents, as always, heard candid talk from the 9th to 12th graders. The consistent message is, still, New York City independent school teens are a thoughtful and savvy bunch, capable of making good decisions, negotiating the shoals…

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March 2016

Fathers Only 2016

March 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ron Lieber Talks About Values, Finance, Hard Questions and Choices By John Lloyd Ron is the “Your Money” columnist for the New York Times and the author of The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. Speaking at PIA’s annual Fathers Only Forum on March 1st at the Dalton School, he challenged the 150 fathers in attendance to engage their kids about finances as a way of teaching their values. The conversation that followed…

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April 2016

School Relations Breakfast 2016

April 19, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Creating a Consent Culture by Talking to Our Children By Lori Gaon How can we educate our children to have healthy relationships and not become one of these statistics? The key, Osherow explained, is teaching children about consent and communication. Consent concerns more than just sexual activity and therefore, may appropriately be taught to all children beginning at a young age. While conceding that consent can be an ambiguous word, Osherow noted the elements that must be present to consent:…

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May 2016

Mother’s Day Benefit 2016 with Gretchen Rubin

May 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Becoming Better than Before By Pamela Awad Do you eat the fabulous artisanal chocolate bar one square at a time over the course of a week or do you eat it all at once? If you eat it all at once, indulging moderately is unimaginable, and Gretchen Rubin would label you an “abstainer” - it’s all or none - having something only makes you want it more. At this year’s PIA Mother’s Day lunch held Wednesday, May 11, Ms. Rubin talked…

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September 2016

Fall Facilitator Training Day 1 – FAPC

September 14, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Initiating Team: Facilitation Coordinator: Josseline Charas

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Fall Facilitator Training Day 2 – FAPC

September 16, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Initiating Team: Facilitation Coordinator: Josseline Charas

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Fall Facilitator Training Day 2 – FAPC

September 23, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
5th Avenue Presbyterian Church, 7 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Initiating Team: Facilitation Coordinator: Josseline Charas

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Facilitator Refresher 1 – FAPC

September 28, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
5th Avenue Presbyterian Church, 7 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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8:30 am – 12:00 pm 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Initiating Team: Facilitation Coordinator: Josseline Charas

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October 2016

Fall Seminar 2016

October 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sexual Consent and Your Teen By Lori Gaon If you’re shying away from having “the talk” with your teen, perhaps you should reconsider. Today, social media is pervasive, and kids as young as seven may be exposed to pornography. With this sobering warning in mind, NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar on October 26th addressed the timely topic of Teens, Sex and Consent. The five-member panel, moderated by Lucy Martin Gianino, answered questions, offered insight and gave guidance to parents navigating…

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November 2016

Facilitator Refresher 2- FAPC

November 9, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
5th Avenue Presbyterian Church, 7 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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8:30 am – 12:00 pm Initiating Team: Facilitation Coordinator: Josseline Charas

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