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DDC Summer Academy

The Double Discovery Center (DDC) Summer Academy is a free 5-week academic enrichment residential program for New York City first gen/low-income students in the 9th and 10th grades. The program starts on July 6, 2023 and ends on August 4, 2023, and is held on Columbia University’s campus, where students live during weekly programming. Weekly program hours run between Sunday morning and Friday afternoon. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

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PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

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NYC Youth Impacted

PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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