Partnership for After School Education

Issue 185

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