Partnership for After School Education


April 01, 2019

City Parks Foundation Summer Programs

The City Parks Foundation's environmental education programs help students experience the fun of science, while learning about their relationship to the natural world and the ways in which they can protect our natural environment. The Learning Gardens is a science-based experiential program that offers youth the opportunities to understand the importance of urban gardens and healthy food through hands-on lessons in garden maintenance and fun science games and activities. Coastal Classroom invites middle school students to become actively involved in NYC marine ecosystems with hands-on learning along the City's waterfront. Participants learn about water ecology and urban waterfront restoration and preservation, sparking excitement and passion for conserving coasts and waterways. Groups of up to 25 students are invited to register for both of these programs.

April 01, 2019

Opioid Awareness Scholarship

The attorneys at Siler & Ingber, LLP, have partnered with the Rabinowitz Family Foundation to offer scholarships to students who have been affected by the opioid crisis. To apply for the $5,000 educational scholarship available to high school seniors and college students, applicants must write an essay describing how the opioid epidemic has impacted their lives and how they plan to use their education to fight the epidemic. The scholarship serves two important purposes: 1) to raise awareness of the opioid epidemic and inspire others to make a difference, and 2) to empower those who have been impacted to produce real change in the world. Completed applications must be submitted no later than May 31, 2019.

April 01, 2019

Girls Rise Up - Summer Enrichment Opportunity

Girls Rise Up by STEM From Dance participants spend three weeks falling in love with code and dance - and the magic that happens when you bring the two together. Over the course of the program, girls are introduced to software and electrical engineering principles, as well as choreography fundamentals. They learn to write code, construct circuits, and create movement. By the end of the the program, participants have a tech project that they imagined and brought to life, and a dance routine that incorporates it. This is an opportunity to collaborate with inspiring instructors, build community, and let creativity flow. This program runs July 8 - July 26, 2019 (M - F) from 9AM - 3PM. Apply by May 5, 2019.

April 01, 2019

Summer Youth Police Academy

The NYPD Summer Youth Police Academy takes place from July 1 - August 9, 2019 and gives young individuals between the ages of 10 - 15 the opportunity to train with police officers during the summer, leading to positive relationships between the Police Department and the city's youth. Participants attend the Youth Police Academy in the borough of their residence, five days a week for six weeks, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Police Officers conduct classes that include lectures, role-plays, and demonstrations in the areas of law, behavioral science, drug prevention and gang resistance. The program also provides participants with lunch, uniform shirts, and field trips. Please complete the application on your computer, save the form, and email it to communityaffairs@nypd.org.

April 01, 2019

Teaching Artist Project Summer Institute

The Teaching Artist Project Summer Institute is a three-day intensive from July 17-19, 2019 for Creative Writers, Visual and Multi-Media Artists, Musicians, Dancers, and Theater Artists with 2+ years experience teaching. Deepen your teaching with experiential, inquiry and reflection processes, connect with Teaching Artists from around the country, expand your impact teaching for social justice, explore creative processes and critical thinking, investigate techniques for project-based arts integration, and build new strategies for creating a positive classroom culture. Scholarship assistance is available. Apply by May 31, 2019.

April 01, 2019

Consulting Day for New York City’s Nonprofit Community

Consulting Day for New York City’s Nonprofit Community is a great opportunity to meet with a consultant and discuss the challenges facing your organization. The event takes place on April 10, 2019 from 9:15 am - 3:00 pm. Participants can receive up to two free, 45-minute, one-on-one sessions with a consultant; network with dozens of leading NYC nonprofits; and attend one or two workshops led by nonprofit experts. RSVP by April 5, 2019.

April 01, 2019

Talking with Kids about Sexuality!

Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) launched a new parent website, “Talking with Kids about Sexuality!” Over the last 20 years, PPNYC’s Adult Role Models have helped parents and caring adults have conversations with the kids in their lives about sexuality. This new website provides access to resources from their Adult Role Models workshops. On the website, parents and caring adults can watch videos that model PPNYC’s Four Steps and Teachable Moments communication techniques; access information on supporting healthy sexual development and parental monitoring; and access resources that can get them started talking with their kids, as well as recommendations on books and other websites.

April 01, 2019

History of Afterschool

To ensure that afterschool stakeholders appreciate the long history of afterschool youth programs in America, Temescal Associates and the How Kids Learn Foundation have created a video to document this history. In this documentary, they attempt to tell the full story of the history of afterschool and its important role as a unique institution serving low-income youth. It also looks at the contemporary afterschool field and the future of afterschool programs.