Partnership for After School Education


December 02, 2020

State of Black New York Report

The New York Urban League released the State of Black New York Report covering vital, contemporary issues affecting African Americans in New York City. The report was commissioned by The New York Urban League to examine the position of Black households in the city’s growth economy and highlights disparities among Black New Yorkers and proposes solutions across the organization’s program areas: Economics, Education, Digital Divide, Civic Engagement, Social (Criminal) Justice, and Health.

December 02, 2020

The David Prize

The David Prize will award $200,000 to the five best ideas to improve New York City, with funding from the Brooklyn-based Walentas Family Foundation. Past recipients include a housing assistance program envisioned by an LGBTQ activist, jobs support for immigrant day laborers in Queens, and efforts to build NYCHA anew through more composting. Applications and nominations will be accepted through January 1, 2021.

December 02, 2020

Remote DEI Toolkit

The Remote DEI Toolkit was created to explore the challenges and share insights around the intersections of remote culture and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work. Created by the Remote DEI Collective and led by The Learning Accelerator, the toolkit aims to surface the challenges of doing DEI work in remote environments while also offering strategies and resources created by the Collective to help mitigate these challenges.

December 02, 2020

Coding, Gaming, and Website Creation

Tech Kids Unlimited is partnering with NeON Arts this fall/winter to offer a workshop series for neurodiverse students aged 16-24 interested in digital arts and technology. The program, Coding, Gaming, and Website Creation, will meet Wednesdays from 4:00PM – 6:00PM, December 16, 2020 - April 21, 2021. Participants reflect on their own identities and challenge their assumptions by learning how to code, create games, and make personal websites. The deadline to apply for this program is December 8, 2020.

December 02, 2020

Adobe Creative Educator

The Adobe Creative Educator program is a community program where participants will receive curated professional development materials, information about virtual and in-person events, and the opportunity to connect with like-minded educators from around the world. The program is for educators in every subject area and grade level. Enrollment is open through June 30, 2021.

November 16, 2020

Reel Works Teen Film Making Fellows Program

Reel Works is hosting a virtual information session on November 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm about their Fellows Program. This is a mandatory information session for those interested in applying for the Reel Works Fellows program and an RSVP is required to get the Zoom link. Reel Works Fellows is an intensive, year-long training program for talented young artists to specialize in a filmmaking discipline and create portfolio pieces for college and career success. Fellows choose a craft and are paired with a professional mentor to deepen their study while collaborating to create original short films. Paid media internships, job shadowing, and masterclasses with leading craftspeople help Fellows build portfolios and create personal education and career plans. This program is open for all NYC youth to apply.

November 16, 2020

Early Lessons from Schools and Out-of-School Time Programs Implementing Social and Emotional Learning

Schools and out-of-school time programs across the United States are increasingly prioritizing and implementing practices to support children’s social and emotional development. This report from the Wallace Foundation provides early implementation lessons from six communities about how to enact social and emotional learning in elementary schools and in OST programs.

November 16, 2020

Needs Assessment Survey for DYCD-Funded Organizations

As a collaborative of organizations, Support Center, Community Resource Exchange, ExpandED Schools, FMA, and Partnership for After School Education provide "capacity building" supports to many DYCD-funded organizations. They have released this survey to receive feedback from DYCD providers to determine where and how their supports can be most helpful. The deadline to complete the survey is November 18, 2020.

November 16, 2020

2020-2021 Equity Guides

COVID-19 is affecting everyone — but it is not affecting everyone equally. Students of color and their families find themselves enduring a pandemic that disproportionately impacts their health, mired in an economic crisis that disproportionately affects their financial well-being, and living in a country that too often still struggles to recognize their humanity. Based on nationwide polling data, The Alliance for Resource Equity has released tools and resources to help education leaders and advocates in your community build common understandings of the issues and how to talk about them.