Partnership for After School Education

Issue 186

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!