Partnership for After School Education


June 01, 2015

YWCA NYC FemSem, Summer 2015

From July 7 - 10, the YWCA of the City of New York and the Research Institute on Women, Gender and Sexuality at Columbia University will host FemSem 2015, a free seminar for youth ages of 14-18. The course offers young high school leaders critical knowledge, support and networks to fight for gender justice. Participants will collaborate with other NYC youth leaders, leading scholars, activists, and artists driving the gender movement. Program components include peer dialogues, project coaching, a post-FemSem online community, events, and more. Registration is required. Any questions should be directed to Darcey-Tell Morales dmorales@ywcanyc.org.

June 01, 2015

Teaching Technology to Kids who Learn Differently

Tech Kids Unlimited is a not-for-profit technology-based educational organization for kids ages 8-18 with special needs, which empowers and inspires the next generation of digital natives to learn, create, develop and share the tools of technology. Registration is open for their summer workshops. Topics include web design, movie editing, sound editing, 3D printing, making animated short films, and coding with MindcraftEDU. Youth learn to work with real clients and solve real issues with technology in Tech Kids Unlimited's work-based learning program. Some financial aid available. Email cristina@techkidsunlimited.org with any questions.