Partnership for After School Education

Issue 184

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

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,