Partnership for After School Education


February 15, 2019

CAT Youth Theatre Production: BLOOD - Special Invitation for Youth Groups resources-for-youth

Join the CAT Youth Theatre for their upcoming production of BLOOD. The production was created through playbuilding, which gives young artists the opportunity to hear their "own voice echo off the walls” and make new meanings from the material of their lives. Tickets can be reserved by contacting Maureen Donohue, Youth Theatre Program Manager, at (212) 652-2828 or maureen.donohue@cuny.edu. A special performance on February 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm will be held for high school groups only. Limited tickets available for this performance at a "pay what you can" rate. Group tickets available for several dates.

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April 01, 2021

Octavia Project Free Summer Institute 2021

Applications are now open for the Octavia Project's 2021 Summer Institute. This free six week program is open to young women, non-binary, and trans youth between the ages of 14-18 to bridge their love of science fiction, writing, art and technology. Workshops will run from July 5, 2021 - August 12, 2021 in Brooklyn. If safety regulations do not allow for in-person programming, they will hold a hybrid or virtual institute for summer 2021. The early application deadline is April 3, 2021 after which they will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until May 15, 2021.

April 01, 2021

Awards for Youth in Foster Care

Youth Communication sponsors The Awards for Youth in Foster Care to illuminate the strengths of New York City foster youth among agency staff, youth workers, and the general public. Ten young people will be awarded prize money at a ceremony in fall 2021, ideally in person. The prize money can be spent however the winner likes, although it is recommended that it be spent on education-related activities. Any current or former foster youth in the New York City foster care system who was born in 2000 or later can be nominated by any adult (including teachers, mentors, agency staff, youth workers, religious leaders, foster parents, and biological parents). Your complete entry, including the entry form, two essays, and adult recommendation letter, must be submitted or postmarked by May 15, 2021. Learn more and apply.

February 17, 2021

Voicing Our Future Youth Survey

Citizens' Committee for Children's YouthAction members are calling on all New Yorkers ages 14 to 24 to complete a citywide survey of young people to make sure that the next Mayor and City Council understand and prioritize youth voices. They will use the data they collect from the survey to advocate for a youth agenda during the 2021 citywide elections and to create a transition plan for the new administration that centers youth voices. To participate, text YOUTH to 877-661-5647 or fill out this google form. Youth will receive a $5 gift card for completing the survey.

February 17, 2021

College Board BigFuture Days

College Board is launching its inaugural BigFuture Days, a regional series of free virtual college fairs for high school sophomores and juniors to help connect them with hundreds of colleges, admissions officers, and current college students. BigFuture Days are designed to give students a tailored experience to establish connections with colleges and take action on important college planning tasks, like building a college list and identifying scholarships to apply for. BigFuture Days Northeast will take place on March 7, 2021 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

February 17, 2021

Acting and College: Here are the FACTS!

Acting and College: Here are the FACTS! is a 3-part video series that demystifies the college audition process. Created by Brittany Adebumola (Opening Act Alum, B.F.A. Acting, Syracuse University 2020) and produced by Opening Act, this three-part video series is informed by Brittany’s first-hand experience as a NYC public school student navigating the complicated journey to a B.F.A. Acting program.

February 17, 2021

Blueprint Info Session

Blueprint at Community Access is a Supported Education program offering services grounded in the belief that mental health struggles do not preclude a successful education. They provide services to adults 18 years and older who live in New York City and have a history of mental health conditions. Blueprint is designed to support current students and students who plan to enroll in a high school equivalency, vocational, or college program in the near future (within the next six months). People interested in support can request a meeting. No official referral is required.

February 01, 2021

Which SUNY Are You?

Youth and their families are invited to join SUNY for Which SUNY Are You?, an online group information session. Participants will have the opportunity to explore The State University of New York campuses, academic programs, application and admissions process, financial assistance, the Excelsior Scholarship and more. During the session, you will also be able to send questions via live chat. Registration is open for the next session on February 10, 2021 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Learn more about upcoming dates and sessions.

February 01, 2021

Activists x Academics Summit

Join Teens Take Charge and the UCLA Civil Rights Project on February 13, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM for a virtual national summit focused on racial justice in K-12 public schools. Planned by youth for a broad national audience, come learn directly from youth activists on the ground and adult leaders who have been fighting for school equity for years. Registration is free for youth and "pay what you want" for adults.

February 01, 2021

What Teens Need to Know: A Guide to Health Care and the Law

The New York Civil Liberties Union is launching What Teens Need to Know: A Guide to Health Care and the Law, a resource for adolescents across New York State. In New York State, minors have the right to access certain health care services confidentially (without parental consent). However, many young people, as well as those who work with them are unaware of the services that minors are able to access. The goal of this website is to provide this incredibly important information so that young people are able to make informed decisions about their health.

February 01, 2021

Reviving Radical Youth Community Listening Session

As a part of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York's (PPGNY) Reviving Radical work, they are hosting a community listening session for youth. The purpose of this session is to hear directly from young people about what PPGNY can do to reckon with the legacy of their founder, center community voice and build accountable relationships with communities of color. The session will take place on February 11, 2021 from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM. Registration is now open.