Partnership for After School Education

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March 01, 2017

Free Spring Break Arts Intensive for Young Women in the Bronx

The Program for Girls & Young Women at New Settlement Apartments is now accepting applications for In My Words 2017, an incredible experience offered during NYC Public School Spring Break (April 10-15, 2017), that provides training in singing, poetry in performance, collaborative script writing and filmmaking, under the guidance of highly experienced women artists. Over six days, including a two-night artist retreat, participants develop their own short films, scenes, poetry and music with a focus on social justice, and they share these with the community in a culminating performance on April 15, 2017. Applications are due March 17, 2017. Enrollment is limited to 25 young women.

March 01, 2017

NYC Department of Design and Construction High School Internship Program 2017

During summer 2017, the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), in partnership with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, will offer a summer internship for 30 talented NYC high school students to work full-time in-house at the DDC. The High School Summer Internship Program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in architecture, engineering, building trades, public administration, business administration or information technology. The program is structured to enable students to gain exposure to the many careers in the built environment and to learn about what it takes to build NYC. Students work five days a week for six weeks, beginning July 5, 2017, in a program that combines hands-on work and educational programming. Applications are due March 31, 2017.

March 01, 2017

SuperSTARS Leadership Academy

PowerPlay NYC’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA) is a free year-long youth development program for High School girls. SSLA provides health and fitness opportunities, professional development, college readiness support, and leadership development. The program kicks-off with a required 7-week summer intensive program from July 5 - August 18, 2017. Program benefits also include MTA MetroCard to cover transportation, community service hours for High School, and trips to professional sports venues in NYC. Applications due March 31, 2017. Participants will be notified in May. For more information contact Malaika Lambert, (646) 619-3808,

March 01, 2017

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York​'s (CCC) Keeping Track Online - New Features

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York's (CCC) Keeping Track Online provides service providers, government officials, philanthropic leaders, advocates, and New Yorkers at large with hundreds of indicators about the status of children in each of the 59 community districts, five boroughs and citywide. The website's new data analysis and visualization tools allow New Yorkers to explore both CCC's Community Risk Ranking online and to overlay that analysis with data on the services, supports, and infrastructure that exist at the community level.

March 01, 2017

Undoing Racism® Community Organizing Workshop

The College Access Consortium of NY (CACNY), The OPTIONS Center at Goddard Riverside, East Harlem Tutorial Program, Year Up New York, and The Door is hosting an Undoing Racism® Community Organizing Workshop by The People’s Institute. This 3-day intensive training opportunity takes place March 24 - 26, 2017 and is tailored exclusively for educators, college access and admissions professionals. Through dialogue, reflection, role-playing, strategic planning and presentations, this intensive process challenges participants to analyze the structures of power and privilege that hinder social equity and prepares them to be effective organizers/educators for justice. There is a fee to participate with a discounted rate available for CACNY members. Visit the OPTIONS website to register. Questions? Contact Malika Harris, CACNY Vice-Chair of Special Events,

March 01, 2017

Summer Learning Program Quality Intervention Assessor Coach Training

The Summer Learning Program Quality Intervention Assessor Coach training is an intensive, multi-day, capacity building course in April 2017 led by the National Summer Learning Association and David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. The course is intended to prepare participants to lead or support summer programs through a quality improvement process including data collection, professional development and strategic planning. Participants in the course will become reliable scorers in the Youth Program Quality Assessment (dependent on passing a reliability test), be prepared to collect data using the Summer Learning Program Quality Assessment, and be prepared to provide ongoing, strengths-based coaching support to summer program staff. The course includes online components, webinars, and live training in Baltimore, MD. There is a fee to participate. Registration deadline is March 24, 2017.