Partnership for After School Education

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February 21, 2020

CCC's Community Leadership Course

CCC’s Community Leadership Course (CLC) gives participants a firsthand look at how programs across New York City help children and how they can make New York City an even better place to be a child. The course will be scheduled for one day a week, generally on Wednesdays, from September 9, 2020 - November 18, 2020. Mornings are spent visiting programs that provide services to children and families. Lunches and afternoon sessions are held at CCC's offices and are conducted in seminar fashion, led by CCC staff and guest speakers. The fee for the course is $1200. Full and partial scholarships are available. Applications are due April 1, 2020.

February 21, 2020

CAT Youth Theatre Production of ENTRANCES & EXITS

Join the CAT Youth Theatre for their upcoming production, ENTRANCES & EXITS - a humorous and provocative journey through the ins and outs of life - at Baruch Performing Arts Center. There will be a youth groups only performance on February 25, 2020 and groups are invited to many other performances as well. Contact Maureen Donohue at (212) 652-2828 or for more information about the show or to reserve tickets. Group rates and discounts available.

February 21, 2020

2020 Global Kids Annual Youth Conference

Global Kids' annual youth-organized and youth-led conference will be held on April 8, 2020 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Hunter College. This year's conference theme is gender equity and will bring together over 500 young people from public schools and youth organizations for workshops on topics such as gender dynamics in the workforce, LGBTQIA+ rights, sexual exploitation, marriage and family life, health outcomes, and more. Plenary sessions will feature speakers and creative performances, and participants will develop strategies to create change on these important issues. The conference is a free full-day event. Registration is now open.

February 21, 2020

2020 Yankee-Stonewall Scholarship

The Department of Education, in partnership with the Stonewall Inn and the New York Yankees, is again offering the Yankee-Stonewall Scholarship. A $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to five outstanding, college-bound NYC high school seniors, one from each borough. The scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate strong academic achievement alongside meaningful support of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning or Queer (LGBTQ) community. All NYC high school seniors are eligible to apply, and each application must include two essays and one letter of recommendation from a teacher. Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020.

February 21, 2020

Education Reimagined Young Filmmakers Challenge

The Education Reimagined Young Filmmakers Challenge invites young people to produce and submit a short film based on the theme: What if “school” as we know it didn’t exist? Winning submissions will be screened and an awards ceremony held in Washington, DC, on May 3, 2020. The screening will be the culminating event of a three-day, city-wide celebration on Unleashing the Power of Young People. The producer of the Best Overall Film will receive $250 and, along with one guest, an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC. This nationwide challenge is open to anyone 18 and under, and submissions will be accepted until April 1, 2020.