Partnership for After School Education


April 15, 2021

Emoti-Con 2021 Virtual Project Fair

Emoti-Con is NYC's 13th Annual Youth Digital Media & Technology Challenge - a project fair for students across NYC who believe in digital innovation as a tool for positive change in the world around them. Students must submit their project presentations online before midnight on May 19, 2021. Each project needs an adult "Project Sponsor" to complete this application alongside the student/s who worked on the project. A Project Sponsor is usually a teacher, or a program facilitator, but you can also be a parent or guardian.

April 15, 2021

Step Up New York

Join Young Invincibles for Step Up New York, their student-led virtual advocacy series that will address some of the biggest challenges facing New York’s college students today. You'll hear directly from students about the issues impacting their college experience and from New York's leaders about how they're addressing these issues. The series contains three sessions, the first of which takes place on April 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM. The remaining sessions take place on April 29, 2021, and May 6, 2021. RSVP today.

April 15, 2021

Student Historian Summer Internship

New-York Historical Society invites high school students entering 10, 11, or 12 grade to apply to their Student Historian Internship Program. 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. The deadline to apply is May 9, 2021.

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 15, 2021

BTNY College & Career Success Coach

Breakthrough New York's (BTNY) College and Career Success Program (CCSP) works with students to navigate complex systems and barriers to successful college graduation and meaningful employment. They are accepting applications for BTNY College & Career Success Coaches, who will be at the front lines of providing guidance through monthly Coach Talks and ongoing relationship building. Their vision is to empower student leaders who excel academically and chart their careers successfully. If you are interested in being a volunteer BTNY College & Career Success Coach, complete the online application by April 30, 2021.

April 15, 2021

Opportunities in Afterschool

Search for job opportunities in afterschool from organizations including St. Nick's Alliance, Homes for the Homeless, and YMCA of Greater New York on PASE's Job & Volunteer Listings.

April 01, 2021

Octavia Project Free Summer Institute 2021

Applications are now open for the Octavia Project's 2021 Summer Institute. This free six week program is open to young women, non-binary, and trans youth between the ages of 14-18 to bridge their love of science fiction, writing, art and technology. Workshops will run from July 5, 2021 - August 12, 2021 in Brooklyn. If safety regulations do not allow for in-person programming, they will hold a hybrid or virtual institute for summer 2021. The early application deadline is April 3, 2021 after which they will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until May 15, 2021.

April 01, 2021

Awards for Youth in Foster Care

Youth Communication sponsors The Awards for Youth in Foster Care to illuminate the strengths of New York City foster youth among agency staff, youth workers, and the general public. Ten young people will be awarded prize money at a ceremony in fall 2021, ideally in person. The prize money can be spent however the winner likes, although it is recommended that it be spent on education-related activities. Any current or former foster youth in the New York City foster care system who was born in 2000 or later can be nominated by any adult (including teachers, mentors, agency staff, youth workers, religious leaders, foster parents, and biological parents). Your complete entry, including the entry form, two essays, and adult recommendation letter, must be submitted or postmarked by May 15, 2021. Learn more and apply.

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.