Partnership for After School Education

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April 06, 2018

2018 Harbor Youth Conference

The 2018 Harbor Youth Conference is a three-day event providing a platform for students of Boys & Girls Harbor to voice their opinions, demonstrate their knowledge, and propose imaginative and sound solutions to a number of timely issues affecting adults and children alike, including equity, justice, and human dignity. The conference takes place from April 25 - 27, 2018 and the public is invited. Events include: Panel Discussion, Harbor Capstone Expo, and Harbor Ensemble Performance and Donor Reception. Advance registration required for all. Some fees apply.

April 06, 2018

The Business of Doing Good Social Entrepreneurship Program for Youth

The Business of Doing Good is a five-week (July 30 - August 3, 2018) social entrepreneurship program for rising 6th - rising 9th graders who want to meet people who are changing the world, meet entrepreneurs, and develop the skills to become a social entrepreneur. There are a limited number of scholarships available. If you are an educator or youth development professional that would like to nominate a child who is an out of the box thinker, charismatic, innovative, and cannot otherwise afford to attend a program like this, please send the parent/guardian name and contact information, student's name, age, school, and 2- 3 sentences for nomination rationale and child's interests to Call (650) 245-9218 for more information.

April 06, 2018

How to Support Your Child as a Writer

Do writing assignments cause drama and dismay in your house? How can you support and encourage your child as a writer and still let them be independent? Join Uptown Stories for this free workshop for parents and caregivers on April 7, 2018. Learn strategies, ask questions, leave empowered. For more information contact or 929-27-STORY.

April 06, 2018

​Citizens’ Committee for Children​'s Community Leadership Course

Citizens’ Committee for Children is seeking engaged New Yorkers as candidates for their Community Leadership Course (CLC). The CLC, staffed by professionals and supported by our volunteer corps, trains New Yorkers on our advocacy efforts and data resources, NYC’s child serving programs and policies, and systems serving children in New York City. Visit the CLC webpage for additional information, the application form, and a preliminary calendar for the fall - winter 2018 course. Note that an application and interview are required. The fee for the course is $1200. Full and partial scholarships are available. Applications accepted through the end of May 2018.

April 06, 2018

Creating Inclusive Program Environments for Youth with Different Abilities

On April 25, 2018 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, ACT for Youth at Cornell University will host a Creating Inclusive Program Environments for Youth with Different Abilities workshop at the ILR Conference Center, Manhattan. Participants will explore guiding principles and strategies to create structured and inclusive program settings as well as discuss concrete strategies to address challenging behaviors. The purpose of this training is to pilot activities and resources to create a practical toolbox for youth work professionals and participants will be asked for detailed feedback. Download a registration form to learn more and to RSVP.

April 06, 2018

The Brooklyn Community Foundation Spark Prize

The Spark Prize is a signature program of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Brooklyn Accelerator, a hub for building capacity and resources in the borough’s flourishing nonprofit community. In order to apply organizations must meet each of the following requirements: be in operation for longer than five years, serve the people and communities of Brooklyn, minimum organizational budget of $350,000, have a 501(c) 3 determination letter or MOU from the fiscal sponsor, and have an active governing body. Submit a completed online application by noon on May 11, 2018.