Partnership for After School Education


May 01, 2016

#DegreesNYC events

Goddard Riverside Options Center, Young Invincibles, and Graduate NYC have teamed up to launch #DegreesNYC, a grassroots, collective-action project to close the racial and income gaps that exist on the way to and through higher education in New York City. The #DegreesNYC Community Hearing on May 19, 2016 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm is designed to solicit testimony and stories from college and career professionals, educators, administrators, parents, students, and other stakeholders concerned with equitable college attainment in NYC. #DegreesNYC invites you to share your story by testifying. Register to attend or testify at the hearing here and reach out to kevin.stump@younginvincibles.org with any questions.

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October 14, 2021

Speaking of Sex: Core Knowledge for Professionals and Educators

Have you ever faced a sexuality-related situation at work and not been sure how to respond? Speaking of Sex is a training series from Planned Parenthood for staff serving youth within Queens Community District 3, which includes East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and North Corona. The training series will include twice-weekly 2.5-hour zoom sessions: Tuesdays and Thursday, October 19, 21, 26 and 28, 2021 from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM. This training series will help participants communicate effectively with young people and their families about sexual and reproductive health. They will discuss sexuality and values, sexual development, gender identity and expression, and more. Participants will leave with tools to articulate the value of sex education, foster an engaging and supportive environment, and handle potentially sensitive topics. Learn more and register today.

October 14, 2021

Dream.US Scholarship Info Session

CUNY BMCC is hosting an info session for their Dream.US scholarship program on October 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM. In advance of the November launch of the scholarship, this presentation will give practitioners an overview of the application process and identify some of the pitfalls applicants and awardees face. This would be a great opportunity to field questions and concerns specific to students who are Dreamers, regarding entering CUNY or community colleges. In addition, this event will detail BMCC application support and go through checkpoints before a scholar steps into their first class. Registration is now open.

April 15, 2021

American Rescue Plan: How to Access Funds for Afterschool & Summer

Education funding provided by the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to offer young people the quality afterschool and summer programs that are so desperately needed. Afterschool Alliance's webinar on April 21, 2021, will provide an overview of the funding opportunity and provide tools that local communities can use to help ensure that they realize the potential of the American Rescue Plan funding to bring more afterschool and summer opportunities to life – and help all children re-engage, re-connect, and recover. Registration is open.

April 01, 2021

Students for Equitable Education (SEE) Summit

In partnership with nine school districts, Digital Promise is hosting the Students for Equitable Education (SEE) Summit, a free, national social justice summit envisioned and led by students across the country. The SEE Summit will radically cede power to young people; call on educators to face the racist, demoralizing structures, policies, and practices that exist in education; strengthen dialogue and collaboration between students and school staff; and spur a collective commitment to advance inclusive, anti-racist classrooms. The event will take place on April 24, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Registration is now open.


April 01, 2021

I C the Future: Report backs from Intergenerational Research Teams​

Intergenerational Change Initiative presents, I C the Future: Report backs from Intergenerational Research Teams. Join them on April 7, 2021 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM as youth and adult researchers from the CUNY SPS Youth Studies Program share back findings related to the experiences of immigrant and refugee youth and families during COVID-19. Also, results from ICI’s Youth Ask Youth census about the experiences, desires, and dreams of New Yorkers ages 13-24 in relation to Economics, Community, Learning, Health & Relationships, COVID-19, and Policing. Registration is now open.

March 15, 2021

2021 Global Kids Annual Youth Conference

Global Kids' annual youth-organized and youth-led conference will be held virtually on April 1, 2021 from 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM. This year's conference theme is "Government, Economic Equality, and Human Rights" and will bring together hundreds of young people from public schools and youth organizations for workshops on topics such as poverty criminalization, child labor, immigration, and other government instated human rights violations. Plenary sessions will feature speakers and creative performances and participants will develop strategies to create change on these important issues. Educators looking to bring groups of youth to the conference can pre-register here. All other adults can register here. If you have any questions about the conference, please email conference@globalkids.org

March 15, 2021

La Fuerza de Familias Latinas National Campaign Launch

Literacy Partners' La Fuerza de Familias Latinas initiative offers workshops and educational media so that Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers of children ages 0-7 can strengthen the literacy skills they need to succeed in today’s world. Register for their campaign launch event on March 24, 2021 to learn about new digital resources that you can share with families, and join a national network to promote children's early learning.

March 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Education Series

United Community Centers will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Education Series, Community Members Community Voices. The first session of the series will take place on March 17, 2021 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. The session will include a moderated discussion with a group of panelists. If you would like to submit questions for the panelists before the session, please send them to storho@ucceny.org by March 16, 2021. Follow the Zoom link to attend.

February 17, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A for Afterschool Staff

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for childcare and school-age childcare providers in New York State. The NYS Network for Youth Success invites you and your team to a conversation about the available vaccines. Join them on February 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM to hear from a panel of medical and public health experts who are ready to answer your questions and help you make an informed decision. Registration is now open and additional resources and recorded information sessions on the COVID-19 vaccine are available.

January 15, 2021

Workshop to Promote Community Leadership

Queens Public Library is offering tips and resources to expand your leadership skills. Learn effective leadership skills and best practices to strengthen how you work and collaborate with others. This virtual workshop is open to all adults, with an emphasis on local residents, professionals, and community advocates interested in making a difference. The session will take place on January 21, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Registration is now open.