Partnership for After School Education

Issue 201

January 17, 2020

National Girls & Women in Sports Day Celebration: She’s on Point!

NYC Parks is celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day on February 29, 2020. Attendees can participate in sports like handball, basketball, fitness classes, water aerobics, and jumbo games. Activities for all ages and children available in celebration of Title IX. For accessibility information, contact Rich Martinez at (212) 255-3706 or Requests for special accommodations should be made by February 26, 2020. Register or visit their website to learn more.

January 17, 2020

The National Day of Racial Healing

The National Day of Racial Healing is on January 21, 2020. It’s a day set aside to share truth, deepen relationships, and build trust in order to create a more just and equitable world. Participants are invited to join conversations online, in their communities and at home. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will mark the day with a three-hour live stream event on their YouTube channel from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, with former and current Teen Vogue Editors-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth and Lindsay Peoples Wagner. The event will take place at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

January 17, 2020

Self-Care for Youth Workers

CUNY School of Professional Studies is hosting an evening of care for mind, body, and spirit on January 22, 2020. This event will include meditation led by Jozen Tamori Gibson, as well as massages, journaling, energizing music, restorative movement, and healthy foods. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of self, as well as a list of tools and resources that they can use to continue their self-care. Attendees should plan to wear clothing that they can move in (layers are recommended), and bring their own mats and yoga instruments. Register to attend.