Partnership for After School Education

Issue 222

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 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.