Partnership for After School Education

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March 01, 2019

Cooper Union's Summer STEM Intensive

Cooper Union's Summer STEM Program is a six-week, July - August 2019, intensive that immerses current high school sophomores and juniors in hands-on engineering design and problem-solving. Faculty and teaching assistants from the departments of civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering provide students with foundational knowledge and expert guidance to address real-world problems in their respective disciplines of expertise. Students also attend workshops on college and career planning and presentation and writing skills. Early decision applications are due March 8, 2019. After that date, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. There is a fee to apply and attend. Financial aid available.

March 01, 2019

Apply for the BCAPteen Mini-Internship

The Brooklyn Public Library's BCAPteen is a two-week, summer, mini-internship, for teens ages 14 - 17, blending digital media and communications, personal and professional skills, and the creative arts through the lens of photojournalism. BCAPteens will learn about photography, complete visual storytelling assignments, develop an independent project, and create an online portfolio. Participants document the BCAP Summer Camp program in action. Independent projects are on a subject of the artist’s choice, and work from this project will be shared at a pop-up exhibition. BCAPteen interns earn a stipend and volunteer hours, while building skills, expressing their creative interests, and having fun. Download a packet for more information. Applications due March 15, 2019.

March 01, 2019

In My Own Words: Free Spring Break Arts Intensive for Young Women in the Bronx

In My Own Words is a free, six-day intensive arts workshop offered by New Settlement’s Program for Girls & Young Women in the South Bronx, incorporating music, spoken word poetry, theater and film-making for young women, ages 13 - 18. The program meets April 22 – April 27, 2019, includes a two-night retreat in Carmel, NY, and culminates in a live performance and screening on April 27, 2019 in the Bronx. Apply today to participate in a creative and meaningful Spring Break adventure. Application deadline is March 22, 2019. Contact Joy Leonard, Director, Program for Girls & Young Women at (718) 716-8000 x 119 or for more information.

March 01, 2019

Motivating Civic Engagement Workshop

On March 20, 2019 from 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm, ideas42 is hosting a Motivating Civic Engagement: Behavioral Science for Activists workshop. This hands-on workshop will help participants apply low-cost, behavioral design strategies to enhance community organizing and civic engagement. Interactive exercises will showcase evidence-based strategies to overcome behavioral barriers that often derail action. Discussion topics will range from increasing voter turnout and Census participation, to enhancing involvement in community planning, organizing, and advocacy on a variety of policy issues. Register to attend. Download a flyer for more information.

March 01, 2019

Green Book Directory of City, County, State and Federal Agencies

The Green Book is the official directory of the City of New York. The online, searchable directory gives New Yorkers the opportunity to search for personnel and government office information at City, County, State and Federal levels and includes detailed listings of contacts within each agency.

March 01, 2019

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report​

American Council on Education, in collaboration with the Research Triangle Institute International, released the first in a series of two reports, Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report, along with an interactive microsite. This report examines data across 11 chapters that provide a foundation from which the higher education community and its many stakeholders can draw insights, raise new questions, and make the case for why race and ethnicity still matter in American higher education.