Partnership for After School Education

November 15, 2017

The Struggle to Be Strong: Professional Development Workshop events

Youth Communication will host a professional development workshop The Struggle to Be Strong on December 5, 2017, from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. This workshop is ideal for educators, counselors, and youth workers. The Struggle to Be Strong covers topics such as asking tough questions, taking charge, overcoming adversity, and more. Participants in this workshop will be have an opportunity to practice active listening, facilitating group read-alouds, and communication techniques for creating a safe space for teens. Curriculum and training packages include: professional development for educators and youth service professionals, leader's guide with structured and scripted lessons, and anthologies of relevant, award-winning true stories by teens. For more info and pricing structure visit Youth Communication's website.

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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

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 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.

January 15, 2021

New York State Afterschool Advocacy Week 2021

New York State Network for Youth Success invites you to join participants, parents, program providers, and fellow supporters of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs in advocating for New York’s children and families. Afterschool Advocacy Week 2021 will take place virtually from January 25-29, 2021. Registration is open until January 20, 2021.

October 15, 2020

NYSACAC Virtual College Fairs

NYSACAC Virtual College Fairs give participants the chance to hear firsthand from those-in-the-know at hundreds of colleges and universities nearby, across the country, and around the world. More than 75+ colleges and universities will be online to talk about admissions requirements, opportunity programs, and financial aid on October 22, 2020 and November 19, 2020 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. When you register, NYSACAC will send you a guide to help you navigate the college fair to help you find your best fit.