Partnership for After School Education

May 01, 2019

Sound Thinking NYC Career and College Exposition resources-for-youth

The Sound Thinking NYC (STNYC) Career and College Exposition is a free event on June 19, 2019, hosted by the CUNY Creative Arts Team and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, in partnership with NY is Music. The STNYC Expo invites middle and high school students to explore how to turn a passion for music into a possible college and career path, especially in music production. The Expo will spotlight NYC’s vibrant music scene, music/arts organizations, and educational institutions. The event is open to all NYC students, families, and school groups. RSVP to attend. Download flyer.

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November 15, 2019

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is a national organization recognizing the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provides opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. Their Special Achievement Awards offer creative teens the chance to win scholarships for their work. Each scholarship offers up to $1,000, and all students in grades 7-12 (ages 13 and up) are eligible to participate. Deadlines vary by region, with the earliest deadline falling on December 1, 2019.

November 13, 2019

New Settlement's Program for Girls & Young Women

New Settlement's Program for Girls & Young Women offers free arts and leadership classes for girls and young women, aged 11-Young Adult, after-school, evenings and Saturdays. Poetry, Photography and Film workshops start on November 14, 2019. Silence Out Loud meets every Thursday from 6-7:30pm, November 14, 2019 –January 23, 2020, with a performance in late January and possible exhibitions in the spring. Any youth who identifies as a girl, young woman, femme or gender fluid within the appropriate age range may register. See class descriptions for more detail, also available en español.

Contact: Joy Leonard, Director, Program for Girls & Young Women at (718) 716-8000 x119 or for more information and to enroll.

November 01, 2019

Tech Kids Unlimited Programs

Tech Kids Unlimited (TKU) is a NYC-based not-for-profit organization that teaches computer science thinking and technology to kids who learn differently. Their mission is to open up the field of technology to students with disabilities, especially those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to help them become the techies of tomorrow. They offer Sunday programming for youth ages 7-21, free parent talks, Friday teen socials, and more! Get more information or register for a workshop today.

November 01, 2019

Future Game Designers

Future Game Designers is an intensive, hands-on 14-week workshop designed to introduce talented high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to the process of digital game development and the game industry. The program is free to participants and will take place at the NYU Game Center's facilities in Downtown Brooklyn. Applications are due by November 15, 2019 at 5:00pm.

October 17, 2019

Groundswell Studio Programs

Groundswell is accepting applications for Studio Programs. This fall, they will be offering classes for teens in Digital Design, Screen Printing, Introduction, and Advance Art Portfolios, and Murals. There is a mandatory orientation session on October 25, 2019, and programs are held afterschool weekly beginning in either late October or November.

October 01, 2019

Girls Who Code Clubs

Partner with Girls Who Code (GWC) to bring free computer science learning opportunities to your community. Girls Who Code Clubs are free after-school programs for 3rd-5th or 6th-12th grade girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models and use computer science to change the world. Participants learn hard coding skills and computational thinking as well as project management skills, collaboration, bravery, resilience, and how to positively impact their community. Participants gain access to free resources, flexible plug and play curriculum, funding opportunities, ongoing support, alumni opportunities for young learners, and more! No computer science experience needed to get started since GWC is there for you every step of the way. Apply now with the 15-min Clubs Application or learn more about how to get started by joining the next live 30-min webinar or email

October 01, 2019

Brooklyn Library Fall Internships for Teens

Brooklyn Public Library is accepting applications for two paid school-year internships for teens at Central Library and the neighborhood branches. Build personal, professional, and creative skills; earn a stipend, volunteer credit hours, and resume-boosting experience; and have fun and meet other teens from across the city. Through Youth Council & Urban Art Jamm teens plan and execute BLP's largest teen event of the year, Urban Art Jamm at Central Library. Participants will build skills in event planning, budgeting, and marketing. Applications due October 15, 2019. Librarians of Tomorrow (LoT) helps teens to build professional skills, experience careers in libraries, and participate in innovative, hands-on projects, working with a mentor. Apply ASAP.

October 01, 2019

NYU Tisch Future Artists Program

NYU Tisch Future Artists Programs are free workshops offered on Saturdays from February - May for students from the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area. The classes are taught by current NYU Tisch Faculty in 8 departments: Dance, Dramatic Writing, Filmmaking, Film Studies, Games, Photography & Imaging, Recorded Music, and Theater. To learn more about the programs, please RSVP for their Open House on October 19, 2019 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am.

October 01, 2019

Life Light Street Productions Street News Network

Life Light Street Productions' Street News Network offers teens and young adults the chance to produce the news they want to see. Participants learn how to film, edit, and produce content while also experiencing field trips, meeting professionals in media and taking part in workshops co-led by their youth leaders. Join them on Thursdays and Saturdays.

October 01, 2019

A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College

Reach Higher has launched a YouTube learning playlist, “A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College” made in partnership with YouTube Originals and NowThis. This 10-episode series covers topics ranging from applying for financial aid to picking classes to finding mentors and navigating life on your own for the first time.