Partnership for After School Education

Issue 144

May 15, 2017

New York State Network for Youth Success: Power of 3:00 Ambassadors

The New York State Network for Youth Success has launched their statewide Power of 3:00 Ambassador program: a cohort of eight passionate afterschool providers and supporters from across New York who will work directly with staff from the Network’s Policy Department to develop the advocacy and media skill set to become an effective advocate for the children and youth they serve. This is an all-expenses paid, year long advocacy program. Ambassadors will be required to attend one day-long training in August, host one Lights on Afterschool event on National Lights On Afterschool Day, attend the Network's annual Advocacy Day, host a springtime advocacy event, and participate in Power of 3:00 Ambassador update calls. Applications are due May 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

May 15, 2017

Row New York Queens Summer Camps

Row New York's Queens Summer Camp provides on-water activities to groups of young people from other youth-serving organizations in New York City. This program takes place on Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Rowers learn the basics of the sport on land-based rowing machines and then get out on the water in stable barges. The focus of this program is teamwork, fitness, and outdoor fun. Download a flyer. To bring a group to row on Meadow Lake this summer, email Director of Community Rowing Matt Logue at

May 15, 2017

​Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® Video Series

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) is pleased to share its TAG Talks video series, created as part of the Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG) call to action. The series is co-sponsored by OAH and the federal Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and currently includes two videos: The Crisis of Connection for Adolescent Boys and The Power of the Adolescent Brain. Each video in the series is available as a full-length, 30 minute program as well as in short, individual segments, and is accompanied by citations, additional resources, and discussion guides for professionals and family members.