Partnership for After School Education

Issue 181

January 31, 2019

Storymakers Symposium for Writers and Illustrators ages 18-24

Brooklyn Public Library's second annual Storymakers Symposium is a free professional development event for aspiring picture book creators ages 18 - 24 representing diverse voices, taking place on March 2, 2019 from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. The day will include panels, workshops, and networking sessions with artists and industry leaders, plus a special opportunity to apply for a one-on-one portfolio or manuscript review and an exhibition at Central Library. Lunch provided. Application for portfolio review due February 15, 2019.

January 31, 2019

Latino College Expo & Leadership Summit 2019

The 29th Annual Latino College Expo & Leadership Summit takes place March 16, 2019 at the Kimmel Center of New York University. The event brings together over 75 public and private colleges, universities, and community based organizations and offers seminar sessions for students, parents, guardians, and counselors. The Leadership Summit runs from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, followed by the College Fair until 3:00 pm. Register to attend.

January 31, 2019

Free HotSpots for Families from Public Libraries

To help NYC public school students access online resources at home and to raise their digital exposure, public libraries are providing families with free hotspots. Families without home internet and a child in NYC public schools can register. Families can keep the hotspots until July 5, 2019. Visit the Brooklyn Library, the New York Library, and the Queens Library for more information.