Partnership for After School Education


November 20, 2018

Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness

The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness is raising awareness about the importance of counting all children experiencing homelessness through a series of daily releases to mark Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Homeless children and their families need more than a safe place to sleep. They need educational supports, food security, and resources for health and well-being. Learn more about children experiencing homelessness and food insecurity in your community.

November 20, 2018

Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge

Applications are now being accepted for the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge, a $1M challenge for nonprofit and university innovators. Verizon and NYC Media Lab are searching for cutting-edge educational technologies that can transform middle schools nationwide. 10 Challenge winners will each receive a $100,000 grant to build upon their research and missions in a 5G-enabled environment. Apply online by Friday, November 30, 2018.

November 20, 2018

Spring 2019 Online Scholarship Applications for FDC and FDC for Leaders

The Department for Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is offering Spring 2019 Scholarships for both the Family Development Credential (FDC) Program for frontline staff and the Family Development Credential Program for Leaders for supervisors, managers and directors. These intensive professional development training opportunities emphasize empowerment and family support as a way of delivering human services, education, and health to individuals, youth and families. Classes begin on Friday, February 22, 2019. Online Scholarship Applications are due by December 19, 2018. For further program information, please contact Rhodesia Humphrey at 646-343-6224, CB-FDC@dycd.nyc.gov.

November 20, 2018

Network for Youth Success 2019 Advocacy Day

Network for Youth Success 2019 Advocacy Day will take place on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Program providers, students, parents, and other supporters of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs are encouraged to join the Network for Youth Success in Albany, NY to meet with New York’s Assemblymembers and Senators for New York’s children and families. Register now to join them.

November 20, 2018

Designing for Engagement: The Experiences of Tweens in the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youth Arts Initiative

The Wallace Foundation released a new report by McClanahan Associates and Research for Action called, Designing for Engagement: The Experiences of Tweens in the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youth Arts Initiative. The report documents the efforts of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), a federation of more than 4,000 clubhouses around the country, as it establishes new arts programs for tweens. The report details the successes of BGCA's efforts, the challenges clubhouses faced and recommendations for other youth-serving organizations contemplating similar programs. Click here to read the full report.