Partnership for After School Education


August 21, 2019

Lights on Afterschool events

Lights on Afterschool is a nationwide event organized by the Afterschool Alliance that draws attention to the many ways afterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things and discover new skills. On October 24, 2019, 1 million Americans will celebrate afterschool programs at 8,000 events nationwide. Visit the Lights on Afterschool website to access resources to plan and register your afterschool event.

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January 17, 2020

National Girls & Women in Sports Day Celebration: She’s on Point!

NYC Parks is celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day on February 29, 2020. Attendees can participate in sports like handball, basketball, fitness classes, water aerobics, and jumbo games. Activities for all ages and children available in celebration of Title IX. For accessibility information, contact Rich Martinez at (212) 255-3706 or richard.martinez@parks.nyc.gov. Requests for special accommodations should be made by February 26, 2020. Register or visit their website to learn more.

January 17, 2020

The National Day of Racial Healing

The National Day of Racial Healing is on January 21, 2020. It’s a day set aside to share truth, deepen relationships, and build trust in order to create a more just and equitable world. Participants are invited to join conversations online, in their communities and at home. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will mark the day with a three-hour live stream event on their YouTube channel from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, with former and current Teen Vogue Editors-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth and Lindsay Peoples Wagner. The event will take place at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

January 17, 2020

Self-Care for Youth Workers

CUNY School of Professional Studies is hosting an evening of care for mind, body, and spirit on January 22, 2020. This event will include meditation led by Jozen Tamori Gibson, as well as massages, journaling, energizing music, restorative movement, and healthy foods. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of self, as well as a list of tools and resources that they can use to continue their self-care. Attendees should plan to wear clothing that they can move in (layers are recommended), and bring their own mats and yoga instruments. Register to attend.

January 02, 2020

Words Without Borders Campus

Words Without Borders Campus continues its free professional development series with an interactive workshop on January 9, 2020 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. The workshop will prepare participants to find culturally-responsive stories and resources to engage their students, make connections with fellow educators, writers, and translators, and learn strategies to spark students' creativity and boost analytical skills. To RSVP, email Jennifer Lauren at jennifer@wordswithoutborders.org or Nadia Kalman at nadia@wordswithoutborders.org.

December 16, 2019

NSWM 31st Annual Conference Call for Proposals

The Network for Social Work Management (NSWM) is now accepting proposals for presentations at their 31st Annual Conference. The conference theme, A Vision for the Future: Maximizing Social Impact, examines the role and possibilities of public and non-profit organizations in the 21st Century. Specific attention will be given to innovative approaches and strategies that enable public and non-profits to maximize their social impact. Abstract proposals should include a focus on current or proposed innovative programs, policies, and advocacy strategies designed to improve the health and social well being of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Proposals are due January 22, 2020.

December 05, 2019

Census 101 Trainings

CRE is organizing a series of Census trainings, offering tools and resources to support community based organizations in their work to increase Census participation among their constituents. The first two Census 101 trainings will be held on December 16, 2019 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm and December 20, 2019 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am. Since space is limited, please make sure to RSVP. Check out their website for more information.

December 05, 2019

City of Science

The World Science Festival and Con Edison present the third annual City of Science event, a larger-than-life STEM exhibition that travels through the boroughs and is coming to Brooklyn in December. Join them at the Park Slope Armory YMCA on December 15, 2019 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm as they walk on water, blast balls into orbit, and explore the inner workings of the human brain. Their activity partners will demonstrate the power of STEM to kids of all ages with exciting interactive exhibits and hands-on activities. RVSP is encouraged, but not required.

November 19, 2019

TKU Codes: In Celebration of CSEd Week

Join Tech Kids Unlimited, a nonprofit organization that teaches technology to students who learn differently, for a day all about code. On December 8, 2019 from 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm, to kick off Computer Science Education Week, students ages 7 - 21 with special needs can spend a day exploring coding and creating digital projects. Parents will also be able to join a workshop to learn graphic design skills. There will be free swag, food provided, and more. Register or contact info@techkidsunlimited.org to learn more.

November 15, 2019

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Events

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has two upcoming free events. Celebrate the Apollo 12 moon mission and the advances of space science, as we once again look at traveling back to the Moon. On November 23, 2019 from 11:00am-3:00pm, New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum educators will lead activities and discussions on the challenges of space exploration and the future of space travel. On December 7, 2019 from 11:00am-1:30pm, parents, teachers, school administrators and teens from New York City are invited to learn more about the Intrepid Museum’s no-cost teen leadership programs.

November 01, 2019

The College Completion Innovation Fund

Graduate NYC is hosting an informational webinar on November 20, 2019 at 2:00pm about their upcoming funding cycle and how the College Completion Innovation Fund can support work around ensuring that more students earn their college degrees. They will be joined by design thinking experts from Education Design Lab who will provide a brief introduction to the organization's student-centered frameworks.