Partnership for After School Education

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April 19, 2019

Summer Program for MS and HS Girls - Sports & Career Readiness

PowerPlay NYC's Rising STARS Academy (RSA) is a free 4-week summer program for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade middle school girls. During their summer intensive, participants try all kinds of sports, develop life skills for success, and engage in healthy-living learning to help them in their transition into high school. During the school year, participants have an opportunity to participate in fun and exciting workshops offered through partnerships with Nike, Google, LinkedIn, Athleta, etc. Apply by April 28, 2019.

April 19, 2019

Octavia Project Free Summer Institute

The Octavia Project Summer Institute is a free summer enrichment program where young women and trans, nonbinary, and/or gender non-conforming youth from Brooklyn, ages 14-18 years old, explore science fiction and fantasy in workshops that combine science, tech, art, and creative writing. The month-long program runs from July 2 – August 2 and is held at the Pratt Institute MFA in Writing Community Space on Classon Avenue in Brooklyn. Applications are welcome on a rolling basis until May 31, 2019.

April 19, 2019

Two Opportunities from DYCD

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) participants have the opportunity to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills, and engage in learning experiences that help in developing their social, civic, and leadership skills. NYC Teens aged 14-15 can participate in paid project based activities which will help them explore different career opportunities. Young people aged 16-24 can apply for paid Summer Jobs in a variety of industries throughout NYC. Apply by April 26, 2019.

NYC Youth Lead Summit, the DYCD's annual youth leadership summit, takes place on May 11, 2019. They are celebrating the civic engagement and social justice work that NYC youth are doing across the city. Apply now to attend and share how you're taking action in your community, school, online, or around the world!

April 19, 2019

Grow with Google NYC Learning Center

The Grow with Google New York City Learning Center offers free digital skills training to all New Yorkers. They offer workshops, one-to-one coaching sessions, community events and more. Whether you're a business owner who wants to reach new customers, an educator interested in bringing digital tools into your classroom, or looking to learn new skills to grow your career -- there’s a class for you. For free workshops and classes, please check their class schedule and sign up for a workshop today. New classes will be uploaded every evening by 7:00 pm.

April 19, 2019

STEM Career Expo

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will be hosting its largest youth event of the year, STEM Career Expo, on May 17, 2019. The event includes over 35 partner organizations and is a great way for students (grades 6 through college) to explore different career and educational pathways within STEM through networking with professionals and university representatives, engaging in fun hands-on STEM activities, and signing up for internship and leadership programs. The Expo is free, but RSVP is required.

April 19, 2019

Celebrating Diversity Through Dance

Young Dancers in Repertory's "Celebrating Diversity Through Dance" Multicultural Festival brings people of different cultural and economic backgrounds together in a non-threatening way to begin building bridges among people of different origins by exploring our commonalities and differences in international dance forms. The event takes place on April 27, 2019.

April 19, 2019

Using Data to Strengthen Afterschool Planning, Management, and Strategy: Lessons from Eight Cities

A new report from The Wallace Foundation examines eight cities’ efforts to strengthen their afterschool systems by garnering reliable information for decision making, program improvement and advocacy. Using Data to Strengthen Afterschool Planning, Management, and Strategy: Lessons from Eight Cities describes how coalitions across public, philanthropic and nonprofit sectors worked to develop, operate and use data systems to improve afterschool programs in their communities.