Manhattan Intensive Training Week 2019

Travel Information:

Manhattan, New York:

• Arrival – August 8 (Arrive at the Hope Corps Center before 6:00 PM EST)

• Departure – August 15

Manhattan Hope Corps Training Center

740 E. 6th Street, NY, NY 10009
Between Aves C & D
Contact: Pastor Richard Ramirez
Office: 212-254-2688
Mobile: 347-368-8842

 

Arrivals Directions – JFK

John F. Kennedy International Airport
JFK Expy & S Cargo Rd • Jamaica, NY 11430 • 718-244-4444

Via Taxi:
A Cab from the airport is about $45.00. Give the taxi driver the Hope Corps Center address and they will take it from there.

Via Public Transportation:

1. At JFK airport take AirTrain to the “E-J-Z” Subway Train located at the “Sutphin Blvd/Archer Av/JFK Airport” stop. The AirTrain is free at the airport but you will pay $5.00 when you exit the AirTrain system.
2. When you get off the AirTrain proceed to a “Metro-card” machine and purchase a Metro-card of at least $7.50. Use this Metro-card to pay the $5.00 and exit the AirTrain System. Keep the Metro-card in a safe place you will be using it repeatedly on your trip.
3. Use the Metro-card and enter the NYC Subway system. Take the “E” train downtown to the “Lexington Av/53rd St.” stop. Exit the train and transfer to the “4, 5, or 6” train downtown (either one is fine). Take it to the “14th St.-Union Sq.” stop. Get off the train and exit the subway station.
4. Once out on the street level look for the “Whole Foods” grocery store. It will be on the south side of 14th St. between “University Pl. & Broadway” on the same block as “Best Buy.” Proceed to the bus stop in front of Whole Foods.
5. Using the same Metro-card board the “M14D” going across town, heading east to the “Ave. D & 6th St.” stop (Ask the bus driver to let you know when you get there).
6. Exit the bus and walk half a block west on 6th St. the Hope Corps center will be on your left.
7. The Hope Corps center is at 740 E. 6th St. between Aves C & D.

Arrivals Directions – LGA

LaGuardia Airport
94-00 Ditmars Blvd • Queens, NY 11369 • 718-533-3400

Via Taxi:
A Cab from the airport is about $35.00. Give the taxi driver the Hope Corps Center address and they will take it from there.

Via Public Transportation:

1. Get at least a $2.50 “Metro-card” at a Metro-card machine at the airport.
2. Use the Metro-card to board the “M60” bus at the airport heading towards Manhattan (Ask any airport personnel where to catch the bus).
3. Hold onto the Metro-card in a safe place you will need it again later.
4. Take “M60” bus to the “Astoria Blvd” subway stop (Ask the bus driver to let you know when he gets there).
5. Get off the bus and go to the Subway station and take the “N-Train” Downtown towards Manhattan.
6. Enter the Subway station using the same Metro-card you used to board the bus (it has a transfer that allows to get on the train without paying again).
7. Take the subway train to the “14th St.-Union Sq.” Stop. Get off the train and exit the subway station.
8. Once out on the street level look for the “Whole Foods” grocery store. It will be on the south side of 14th St. between “University Pl. & Broadway” on the same block as “Best Buy.” Proceed to the bus stop in front of Whole Foods.
9. Using the same Metro-card board the “M14D” going across town, heading east to the “Ave. D & 6th St.” stop (Ask the bus driver to let you know when you get there).
10. Exit the bus and walk half a block west on 6th St. the Hope Corps center will be on your left.
11. The Hope Corps center is at 740 E. 6th St. between Aves C & D.

Arrivals Directions – EWR

Newark Liberty Airport
10 Toler PL • Newark, NJ 07114 • 973-961-6000

Via Taxi:
A cab from the airport will be about $45.00 + an $8.00 toll for a total of about $53.00. Give the taxi driver the Hope Corps Center address and they will take it from there.

Via Public Transportation:

1. Take a “Newark Airport Express Bus” to “Grand Central Station” in Manhattan. Buses are available at all terminals; ask any airport personnel where to catch it.
2. It will cost $15.00 for the trip to Manhattan, you can pay in cash on the bus.
3. Once you get to Grand Central Station look for a “Metro-card” machine and purchase at least a $2.50 Metro-card. Use the Metro-card to enter the NYC Subway system. Keep the Metro-card in a safe place you will need it later.
4. Take the “4, 5, or 6” train downtown (either one is fine). Take it to the “14th St.-Union Sq.” stop. Get off the train and exit the subway station.
5. Once out on the street level look for the “Whole Foods” grocery store. It will be on the south side of 14th St. between “University Pl. & Broadway” on the same block as “Best Buy.” Proceed to the bus stop in front of Whole Foods.
6. Using the same Metro-card board the “M14D” going across town, heading east to the “Ave. D & 6th St.” stop (Ask the bus driver to let you know when you get there).
7. Exit the bus and walk half a block west on 6th St. the Hope Corps center will be on your left.
8. The Hope Corps center is at 740 E. 6th St. between Aves C & D.

ITW Uniform Guidelines

General Guidelines:

The idea of a uniform is to be uniform. In past ITWs some students have tried to be very “creative” in establishing their own identity or style. However, this has sacrificed the uniformity that we are trying to achieve. This is not a special meeting… this is Intensive Training Week!

Please be respectful of our request that you wear the uniform without your special touches added to it. Thank you in advance for complying with the uniform requirements of Hope Corps.

NOTE: No jewelery of any kind is to be worn during the ITW, including wedding rings. Sleeves are to be worn below the elbow, this includes the off day.

Required Uniform – Female:

Uniform:

• Skirt: Black-Modest Straight or A Line covering the knee when standing or sitting down. Long Maxi Skirts can be worn if it is straight or A Line.

• Shirt: Blue with Hope Corps Logo. These should be purchased online from our E‐Store. Shirts purchased from Hope Corps prior to E‐Store being established are still acceptable.

• Shoes: Black dressy flats.

Optional Accessories:

• Hose: No designs.

Scarf: Simple lightweight black with no designs.

Cardigan or Jacket: Black with black buttons.

Undershirt: Black.

Belt: Black buckle with shirt tucked in and belt worn through loops.

Not Acceptable:

Unbuttoned shirt.

Wide belt on top of shirt.

• Rolled sleeves.

• Pleated or Ruffled Skirts.

• No leggings.

• Knotted shirt.

• Colored undershirt.

• Hair Pieces/Flowers. (All hair accessories must be simple with no jewels/gems in ALL black or your hair color.)

• Designed nylons or tights.

Required Uniform – Male:

Uniform:

• Pants: Black-Modest Fitted Style.

• Shirt: Blue with Hope Corps Logo. These should be purchased online from our E‐Store. Shirts purchased from Hope Corps prior to E‐Store being established are still acceptable.

• Shoes:  Black dress shoes.

Optional Accessories:

• Scarf: Simple lightweight black with no designs.

Cardigan or Jacket: Black with black buttons.

• Belt: Black buckle with shirt tucked in and belt worn through loops.

Not Acceptable:

Unbuttoned shirt.

• Design tie.

• Brown belt.

• Colored blazers.

• Short or colored socks.

• Black jeans or casual fabrics. (Exception: Black jeans & casual black shoes for travel days.)

 

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