Partnership for After School Education

Issue 151

October 02, 2017

Youth Activist Fellowship Grant Program

In partnership with Open Society’s Youth Exchange, the Soros Justice Youth Activist Fellowships support outstanding individuals, ages 18-25, to take on projects of their own design that address some aspect of the U.S. criminal justice system. Youth Activist Fellowships must be undertaken in partnership with a host organization. Projects can be full-time or part-time, 12 or 18 months, and can begin anytime between July and November 2018. Youth Activist Fellowships come with an award of $52,500 for full-time, 18-month projects (the award is pro-rated for part-time or 12-month projects), plus project-related expenses, as well as access to a range of training and professional development opportunities. Letters of Intent are due on December 6, 2017 (11:59 pm EST) and must be submitted online. Full proposals from invited applicants due late-February 2018.

October 02, 2017

STARS College Fair

The STARS Citywide Girls Initiative is hosting the STARS College Fair on October 17, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the High School of Fashion Industries in Manhattan. All middle and high school-age girls and young women are welcome to this free event and parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. STARS (Sports Training And Role models for Success) is a special initiative of the New York City Council created to support the healthy development of girls and young women from all five boroughs of NYC and celebrate them as the leaders of tomorrow. RSVP to attend.