Partnership for After School Education


June 02, 2014

Mayor's Youth Leadership Council resources-for-youth

The Mayor's Youth Leadership Council (MYLC), a Coro program, prepares a diverse group of young people in the 10th and 11th grades to serve as a critical advisory resource to City Hall while developing their own leadership skills. The MYLC offers an important vehicle for youth input into city policymaking, provides young people with leadership training, and creates a body of youth ambassadors to serve as liaisons to their peers and their communities. Most importantly, it involves young people as valued and active participants in city policies that shape their everyday lives. Applications are due by May 30, 2014.

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October 14, 2021

iDEAS by Youth Entrepreneurship Competition

Do you want to make a positive change in the world or your community? Are you filled with a burning desire to create? Dignity of Children wants to hear your idea and help you bring it to life. iDEAS by Youth Entrepreneurship Competition is designed for high school students who want to learn how to build a business, create a prototype and present it to a panel of experts in a shark-tank format for a chance to win $2,500 and 6-month business mentorship to take their idea to the next level. Applications are due by October 17, 2021.

October 14, 2021

NYSACAC Virtual Fall College Fair

The New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC), in partnership with CollegeXpress, is hosting a virtual college fair on November 7, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. This event is free and designed for high school students and their families to learn more about the college admission process and meet with admission officers from more than 100 colleges and universities. Registration is now open.

September 23, 2021

New-York Historical Society Programs

New-York Historical Society invites high school students entering 10, 11, or 12 grade to apply to their Student Historian Internship. Students will be able to use the resources of New-York Historical Society to conduct teen-led research on undertold yet highly relevant histories, learn about the history of activists and social movements, work with historian mentors, and take trips to history archives to help support their work. Applications are due by September 26, 2021. Additionally, New-York Historical Society is offering their Tech Scholars program for high school and middle school girls. Participants will explore important contributions by underrepresented women in history, then code and create a website to amplify a woman’s story as they learn HTML and CSS. Register by October 1, 2021.

September 23, 2021

Project STIQ

Supporting Teens in Queens (Project STIQ) is a new program from Planned Parenthood of Greater New York serving teens, families, and professionals in the Queens’ neighborhoods of East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and North Corona. Project STIQ delivers evidence-based programming for both middle- and high school-aged youth that promotes positive futures, develops decision-making and negotiation skills, and offers age-appropriate sexual health information. They also provide workshops for parents and caring adults about supporting the youth in their lives and professional development for our partnering organizations. To learn more about the program or partnering with them, please email ProjectSTIQ@ppgreaterny.org or visit their website.

September 23, 2021

Youth Council Fellowship Program

#DegreesNYC is currently accepting applications for the third cycle of the Youth Council Fellowship Program which will run from September 2021 to June 2022. The #DegreesNYC Youth Council is an opportunity for students to work together to bring awareness and change in their school systems at both an institutional and political level. The Youth Council advocates for educational reform that would make schools & campuses more equitable and student-ready. Through the use of data, media, policy, and outreach the Youth Council amplifies youth voice and mobilizes the student community. Applications for a paid fellowship position must be completed by September 24, 2021.

June 03, 2021

Youth Food Advocates 2021-2022

The Youth Food Advocates (YFA) 2021-2022 application is now open. YFA is a youth-led group for young people to learn about social justice, public policy and advocacy, and to create systemic change in NYC food systems, with a focus on improving school food. Youth will work in a fun and collaborative environment with other young people from across the City. Members develop advocacy skills through hands-on actions, learn valuable leadership skills, and create meaningful change for food justice across the NYC public school food program. YFA Member meetings will take place on Wednesdays from September 2021 - June 2022. Applications are now being accepted.

June 03, 2021

HBCU College Fair

NYPD 28th Precinct invites young people to attend their HBCU College Fair held in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue between West 122 and West 123 Street on June 5, 2021 from 12:00PM - 4:00PM. Attend to learn about the different programs these illustrious colleges have to offer new students. For more information, contact Det. Pitts at (917) 602-4580 or PO. Aly at (929) 334-7765.

June 03, 2021

#CollegeForAllFair

The #CollegeForAllFair is a unique, virtual national college fair that will feature colleges and universities that are committed to access and equity. The fair is being crafted with a focus on first generation students, as well as students from low-income households. In addition to colleges and universities exhibiting, they will also have daily webinars on important topics in the college admissions process. Learn more about the initiative on their website. The fair will take place from June 14 - 19, 2021. Registration is now open.

May 13, 2021

Afterschool Alliance Youth Ambassadors

The Afterschool Alliance has opened recruitment for their fifth cohort of Youth Ambassadors. Youth aged 13 and older are invited to submit their afterschool story as part of their nationwide call to amplify youth voices. Responses can be anything from a written essay or poem to a piece of artwork to a video or podcast—whatever media allows youth to express themselves and how they are feeling. By submitting a response, youth qualify for the chance to win a $40 Amazon gift card and those whose pieces are published in full by the Afterschool Alliance will receive a $75 stipend. Additionally, some respondents will be invited to apply to become a 2021-2022 Afterschool Alliance Youth Ambassador, an exciting opportunity for youth who want to engage in advocating for afterschool at the local, state, and national levels. Learn more and apply by June 30, 2021.

May 13, 2021

The Karim Kharbouch Coding Fellowship

The Knowledge House is seeking high school youth interested in learning code and design skills. The Karim Kharbouch Coding Fellowship (KKCF) is cofounded by Hip Hop Artist French Montana and supports youth interested in STEM. The fellowship is a 12-month program, starting with paid, virtual summer training, followed by monthly career & college access workshops and coaching. Graduates are matched to summer internships and college STEM programs. Learn more and apply.