Partnership for After School Education

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March 15, 2019

Sound Thinking NYC 2019 Summer Intensive

Sound Thinking NYC (STNYC) is a free program offered by the CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) and the Mayor's Office for Media and Entertainment (MOME), in partnership with NY Is Music, a coalition of music industry leaders. The STNYC Summer Intensive is a three-week long program that especially opens doors for young women in high school to explore careers in the music industry. Addressing gender equity in the music industry is a core part of this summer program that includes hands-on activities in music production and workshops that develop leadership skills. All students who are interested in supporting gender equity in music are encouraged to apply. The program is open to current 10th and 11th grade students who will be entering 11th or 12th grade in fall 2019. Application deadline is April 15, 2019. Apply online.

March 15, 2019

Project Reach Anti-Discrimination Internship for Youth

Project Reach's 10-week, anti-discrimination internship begins on March 25, 2019. Recommended for young people, ages 14 - 21, interested in social justice, the 20-hour interactive training and internship is designed to train young people to identify, examine, and understand discrimination - personal, institutional, systemic, and global - and develop interventions which proactively challenge bias, bullying, and discrimination in their school and communities. Apply online. Download flyer for more information.

March 15, 2019

Free Literacy Program that Cultivates Youth Voice and Leadership

Read to Lead is a fun, engaging, and relevant way to blast through traditional reading barriers and promote workplace readiness and skill building. By playing games, students increase reading achievement, find motivation, and see - often for the first time - a real connection between learning, career aspirations, and their futures. Read to Lead is geared for students in 5th - 9th grades and provides free community action projects, coaching, and implementation support for an enriching after school and summer program experience. The Read to Lead staff is committed to turn-key implementation and support to build the capacity of directors and youth facilitators. Learn more about the program.

March 15, 2019

National Afterschool Matters Fellowship Application Cycle is Open

The National Afterschool Matters Fellowship (NASM) is a professional development and leadership training program unique in its national reach and incorporation of technology for ongoing collaboration. It is hosted by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College with generous funding from the Robert Bowne Foundation. The NASM Fellowship is for mid-career OST, education, or youth development professionals who demonstrate a commitment to the field. NASM fellows are selected by application, and over a two-year process engage in reflection, inquiry and writing activities that position them to inform and contribute to the quality of OST programs, practice, and the broader field. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2019 11:59 pm ET.

March 15, 2019

Paid Civic Engagement & Leadership Program

Coro is recruiting for their Participatory Budgeting Youth Fellowship (PBYF) July 2019-May 2020 program. PBYF builds the leadership skills of young New Yorkers who are committed to lifting up youth voices and leading change. This paid program offers 11th and 12th grade high school students intensive leadership training, hands-on work experience, and ongoing support to promote greater youth involvement in New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process. Youth Fellows serve as ambassadors and advocates, working to promote PB and engage other youth and underrepresented groups throughout the process. Applications for the program are online and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Questions? Contact Samantha Lilienfeld,